Halfway through the season, we have a clearer picture of which teams are most likely to stand at the end of the season.
While not many people had the Warriors as championship contenders before the start of the season, they certainly have them among the leaders now.
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Milwaukee has faced adversity this season after winning its first championship in 50 years. The Bucks have had stints at various stages this season without key players like Khris Middleton, Jrue Holiday and two-time MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo.
Milwaukee lost two games in a row before this game, but The Greek Freak has played at MVP level again this season, averaging 28.4 points, 11.4 rebounds and 6.0 assists so far this season. . The Warriors have recovered Klay Thompson, albeit with a minute restriction (no shooting restriction though!), While the Bucks will miss Holiday for this game, but could this be a preview of the 2022 NBA Finals? ?
The Sporting News has you covered with live updates, scores, stats and highlights from the Fiserv Forum:
Bucks vs. Warriors live updates, highlights, stats
8:16 p.m.: No. No, this is not the case.
8:14 p.m.: The Bucks are unstoppable right now.
8:03 p.m .: Another blow for the Dubs. Gary Payton II is done for the night.
Gary Payton II is out for the night. Lower back tightness.
– Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) January 14, 2022
End of first quarter Bucks 37, Warriors 21
Giannis Antetokounmpo 11 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists
Khris Middleton 11 points, 2 assists
Andrew Wiggins 6 points
Jordan Poole 6 points
20:00: The Bucks end the quarter with an 8-0 streak. Milwaukee shot 58% in the first quarter.
7:51 p.m.: It’s now 163 straight games with a hat-trick for Steph Curry, breaking the record previously held by …. Steph Curry. The Warriors had missed their first seven 3’s until Steph was done.
7:45 p.m .: Golden State timeout. The Bucks lead 16-4 with 7:05 left in the first.
7:43 p.m.: GIANNIS!
7:40 p.m .: Giannis with mid-range beauty!
7:33 p.m .: Coach Bud is looking to establish Antetokounmpo early. Giannis is on the foul line in the first 13 seconds of the game.
Klay has to let go, guys! No time for interviews!
The Warriors and Bucks are both in their City Edition jerseys tonight
How to watch Bucks vs Warriors
- Dated: Thursday January 13
- Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
- TV channel: TNT
- Direct: Slingshot television