Full Game Highlights As Bucks Dominate
Khris Middleton led the way for the Bucks with 31 points with six 3-pointers. He shot 10 of 15 from the field and had five assists, four rebounds, and two steals for Milwaukee, which led by as much as 43 points in the fourth quarter.
The Bucks, who made 14 3-pointers in the Boston defeat, returned Friday to make 20 of 37 from beyond the arc, while Golden State struggled from deep, hitting only 10 of the 45 attempts.
Reigning two-time MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo shot just 4 of 14 from the field to finish the game with 15 points and 13 rebounds, while Donte DiVincenzo and D.J. Augustin each scored 13 points in the rout with Milwaukee winning their first Christmas Day home game in over 50 years.
Jrue Holiday added 12 points on 6 of 9 shooting to go with six assists and four rebounds and Bobby Portis recorded a double-double with 10 points and 12 boards for the Bucks, who bounced back from the 122-121 lost to the Boston Celtics in their season opener.
Curry Struggle From The Field
Stephen Curry struggled shooting the ball on Friday after going 6 of 17 overall and 2 for 10 from long range to finish with 19 points for Golden State (0-2). Curry also had six assists and four rebounds.
Rookie James Wiseman had another strong performance in his second game, after scoring 18 points, pulling down eight rebounds and blocking three shots.
Andrew Wiggins had 12 points with six rebounds, while Jordan Poole and Brad Wanamaker added 11 points in the defeat for the Warriors, who were without Draymond Green for the second straight game as the forward continues to recover from a sore right foot.
The Bucks shot 54.9% from the floor on 50 of 94 attempts and outrebounded Golden State 60-43.
The Warriors were 34.3% as a team from the field on 34 of 99 shooting.
Golden State Warriors will visit the Chicago Bulls on Sunday to continue their four-game road trip to open the new season.