Bucks End Warrior's Undefeated Run

One of the greatest winning streaks the NBA has ever seen is officially over. Coming off a grueling double-overtime win over the Boston Celtics on Friday night, the Golden State Warriors dropped their first game of the season, 108-95, against the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday evening at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, falling to 24-1 on the year. The Bucks also snapped the Warriors' 28-game winning streak dating back to last season. It was the second-longest winning streak in NBA history.


After trailing by as many as 13 points in the third quarter, the Warriors closed the gap to three entering the final frame, but the Bucks had too much pep in their step on both ends for the defending champions to mount a complete comeback. Stephen Curry had 28 points on 10-of-21 shooting from the field, including 2 of 8 from 3-point territory. Not good enough to get past the Bucks, who led by double digits for much of the night before the Warriors cut it to a point a couple times. The Bucks had an answer each time. Monroe was 11 of 16, including a three-point play with 2:51 left for a 12-point lead. Michael Carter-Williams' strong drive down the lane and dunk with 42 seconds left put an exclamation point on Milwaukee's night.



Giddy Bucks fans at the packed Bradley Center erupted with cheers after the final buzzer. A raucous Bucks cheering section proved prophetic after wearing green "24-1" shirts to the game. Giannis Antetokounmpo finished with 11 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists, while Carter-Williams had 17 points off the bench. Draymond Green had 24 points and 11 rebounds for the Warriors. Klay Thompson, returning after missing a game with a sprained ankle, had 12 points on 4-of-14 shooting. The Warriors trailed 59-48 at halftime after shooting 2 of 13 from 3-point range. It was just the fourth time this season that Golden State trailed at the half.
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