Stephen Curry Leads Warriors to Nail-Biting Victory Over Bucks
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The Golden State Warriors basketball team triumphed over the Milwaukee Bucks in a nail-biting match, with a final score of 125:116 after overtime in the NBA League program last night. The game was marked by some outstanding performances, particularly by Stephen Curry, who shone in his first home game after a long injury layoff.
Stephen Curry Shines in his Homecoming Game
Stephen Curry was the star of the show, scoring 36 points, with 22 of those coming in the fourth quarter and overtime. He hit a game-tying 3-pointer with just 19 seconds remaining on the clock, and then blocked Jrue Holiday's layup in the closing moments to lead his team to the overtime victory.
Draymond Green, who was impressed by Curry's performance, said, "He came out of nowhere.
What a night for Steph Curry ð¥
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Jrue had a straight line drive to the rim."Klay Thompson added 22 points, while Donte DiVincenzo had 20 points and 10 rebounds, helping the Warriors to win their seventh straight home game and 11 out of their last 12 games.
Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Hails His Team's Performance
Coach Steve Kerr was delighted with his team's performance, saying, "I loved this game. I thought we competed the entire time. I thought we were really solid for most of the night." On the other hand, the Bucks, who were without Giannis Antetokounmpo, snapped a three-game winning streak.
Khris Middleton scored 19 points with five assists, Bobby Portis had 15 points and 13 rebounds, and Brook Lopez had 19 points and seven rebounds for Milwaukee. Coach Mike Budenholzer praised Curry's performance, saying, "Overtime and fourth quarter, he got away from us a little bit.
Some of them were high level." Zach LaVine scored 36 points, while DeMar DeRozan added 27, as the Chicago Bulls went on a big fourth-quarter run to win against the Houston Rockets. Rookie Jabari Smith Jr. scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Rockets, who are having a difficult season.
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- Detroit Pistons - Indiana Pacers 115:121
- Orlando Magic - Miami Heat 126:114 (overtime)
- Atlanta Hawks - Boston Celtics 125:134
- Houston Rockets - Chicago Bulls 111:119
- Memphis Grizzlies - Dallas Mavericks 112:108
- Golden State Warriors - Milwaukee Bucks 125:116 (overtime)
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- Phoenix Suns - Sacramento Kings 119:128