Curry in­jured as Golden State War­riors' win­ning streak is ended

Observer on Saturday - - Sport -

Stephen Curry left with an in­jury and the Golden State War­riors were un­able to re­cover in a 134-111 loss to the Mil­wau­kee Bucks that ended their eight-game win­ning streak on Thurs­day night.

Eric Bled­soe scored seven straight points dur­ing Mil­wau­kee's big third quar­ter and fin­ished with 26. Gian­nis An­te­tok­oun­mpo added 24 points, nine re­bounds and four as­sists as the Bucks handed the War­riors their first de­feat at home this sea­son.

The two-time de­fend­ing NBA cham­pi­ons were al­ready miss­ing All-Star Dray­mond Green and then lost Curry mid­way through the third. The two-time NBA MVP strained the ab­duc­tor


mus­cle in his left leg and went to the locker room shortly there­after. He did not re­turn. Curry grabbed at his in­ner thigh af­ter try­ing to con­test Bled­soe's shot in tran­si­tion at in the sev­enth minute of the third. Klay Thomp­son led the War­riors with 24 points and Kevin Du­rant had 17 points, nine as­sists and seven re­bounds.

Curry, lim­ited to 51 reg­u­larsea­son games last sea­son be­cause of in­juries, scored 10 points in his sec­ond straight game be­low 20 af­ter get­ting at least 23 points in ev­ery game pre­vi­ously - in­clud­ing five 30-point per­for­mances and a 51-point out­ing in three quar­ters. He dished out six as­sists in 26 min­utes.

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