MILWAUKEE — Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry every scored 20 factors, and the Golden State Warriors wrapped up a five-game journey with their third straight win, beating the Milwaukee Bucks 105-95 on Friday evening.
Andre Iguodala added a season-high 15 factors for Golden State, which pulled away within the second half with one other sizzling stretch from the 3-point line. The Warriors went 6 of 9 from past the arc in a six-minute stretch that began with Curry’s Three with Three minutes left within the third quarter to construct an 11-point lead.
Curry and Thompson had been every four of 9 from 3-point vary. The Warriors shot 41 % (19 of 46) from lengthy distance, placing on a clinic in crunch time in opposition to the Bucks, the league’s highest-scoring workforce.
Milwaukee couldn’t sustain with Golden State’s barrage, taking pictures simply 7 of 39 (18 %) from 3-point territory — too many misses despite scoring 26 factors off 18 Golden State turnovers.
A recreation of suits and begins usually had the Warriors constructing a three-possession lead, just for the Bucks to reply and get inside a bucket. Golden State would soar forward once more because the groups traded runs.
The Warriors went forward to remain after Curry’s Three answered Ersan Ilyasova’s bucket that briefly gave the Bucks a 74-72 result in cap 12-2 run.
Golden State minimize down on turnovers within the second half whereas forcing extra Milwaukee errors.
Thompson sidestepped two defenders to get an open look, hit a Three from the wing to make it 89-78 with 10:18 left within the recreation after which coolly walked towards the baseline to play protection.
Golden State avenged a 134-111 loss to Milwaukee in Oakland on Nov. 8.
The Warriors led 57-51 on the half, hitting 9 of 20 from 3-point vary and getting 18 assists on 22 discipline targets.