Durant loses match, but becomes second-youngest to reach 20000 points

Warriors' Stephen Curry out vs Clippers after slip during shootaround

With all that in mind, let's take a closer look at what lies ahead and how things could play out Friday night for the Bucks as well as the Warriors. The Golden State Warriors are coming off their loss in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

Game Highlights: Rookie Lauri Markkanen scored a season-high 33, Kris Dunn shook off a nightmarish shooting night to make the tiebreaking basket in the second overtime and the visiting Bulls beat the Knicks 122-119.

Gerald Green scored all of Houston's points in a 5-2 run that extended the lead to 103-89 midway through the fourth period.

Instead of a straight Eastern Conference vs. In his seven prior seasons, Durant played 97.1% of the regular season schedule (542 of 558 games). On Wednesday, Williams showed how he can flip the switch, starting 2-of-7 from the field before shooting 14-of-20 the rest of the way. "We weren't connected and they were", Golden State coach Steve Kerr said.

Golden State ranks eighth in rebounds per game (44.8) while Milwaukee ranks last (38.6).

Bucks: PG Eric Bledsoe (17.7 ppg, 4.2 apg), SG Malcolm Brogdon (13.2 ppg, 3.4 apg), SF Khris Middleton (20.3 ppg, 4.3 apg), PF Giannis Antetokounmpo (28.7 ppg, 10.0 rpg), C John Henson (8.7 ppg, 6.6 rpg).

But once he arrived in Oakland, and was put in de facto defensive coordinator Ron Adams' scheme, Durant blocked shots at a career high rate of 1.6 per game previous year.

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The reigning Western Conference player of the week, Curry has scored 29 or more points in seven straight games. There is no certainly about any of those three guys for this game.

Williams has been one of the hottest scorers in the National Basketball Association over the last month, scoring 50 points against the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday.

Williams doubled the margin with a jumper, and Tyrone Wallace, promoted from the G League last week, clinched the Clippers' third consecutive win with a steal and dunk with 10 seconds left. In a weird inversion of my usual vibe, I never felt comfortable in the Warriors' ability to win.

So, in summary, Mo Williams now holds the Minnesota Timberwolves' single-game scoring record, beating defensive specialist Corey Brewer.

Durant's teammate Steph Curry, however, would have no problem making the picks. The point guard is scoring 27.9 points per game, while Durant is secnd with 34.6 per game.

Then, without Curry and Klay Thompson in the lineup, the NBA's best team by win percentage and common consensus went and lost to the Los Angeles Clippers. He handed out five assists as Golden State raced ahead 27-20 — a far cry from the Warriors' previous performance in a 96-81 loss to Denver at Oracle Arena on December 23.

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