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Bucks' comeback falls short as Warriors win 11th straight on the road

From ESPN - January 12, 2018

MILWAUKEE -- So absurdly rich in talent are the Golden State Warriors that they can be without a two-time NBA MVP and still have more than enough firepower to overcome a rangy, up-and-coming Milwaukee Bucks squad on the road.

And Bucks coach Jason Kidd predicted as much before Friday night's game, saying that even without Stephen Curry, who would sit out with a right sprained ankle, the Warriors still had Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Kevin Durant.

"One of those guys can beat you on any given night," Kidd said, "but those three can definitely beat you without Curry."

Kidd's comments proved prophetic, as the NBA-best Warriors managed to edge the Bucks 108-94 at the Bradley Center behind strong efforts from Durant, Green and Thompson.

The Warriors led by 14 at halftime, but the Bucks fought back in the third quarter, outscoring Golden State 33-17 to take an 82-80 lead into the fourth.

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