Steph NBA record and Warriors’ strong finish give win over the Bucks, Joel Embid return gives 76er win over the CelticsEmbid

Stephen Curry NBA record and strong shooting along with the Warriors’ strong finish give a win over the Bucks this Tuesday.

GSW ended their three-game losing streak with a 122-121 victory against the Bucks at Chase Center.

The Warriors started the game with some strong scores, making five of their first six shots while making an 18-5 lead.

All five Warriors starters scored to get the lead, but eventually, Milwaukee answered back with 10 straight points.

Bucks without reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo trailed the warriors without letting them make bigger score gaps throughout the first quarter.

They even took the lead in the third quarter building a ten-point lead over the Warriors in the fourth quarter.

Soon, the Warriors made a 14-1 run in the fourth quarter and overcame a 10-point deficit.

“To come back from 12 down in the second half against a great team, this qualifies as a hell of a win,” Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr said. “I’m really proud of the guys, they really battled.”

Warriors trimmed their 12 points deficit and made comeback winning over the Bucks.

The Bucks couldn’t stop Steph Curry.

Stephen Curry rather started slow but eventually picked up the pace scoring 30 of his 41 points in the second half.

Despite not recovering from a tail bone injury fully, he dropped 19-points in the third quarter and finished with a score of 41 points in total.

Curry entered the game with a league-best 196 made 3s so far and made 5 three-pointers and crossed over 200 three-pointers.

Steph erupts with 41 points to win over the Bucks
Steph erupts with 41 points to win over the Bucks (source: twitter.com)

“I thought he was just phenomenal,” Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. “I mean, Jrue Holiday’s one of the best defensive guards in the league.

And I thought Jrue did a great job on Steph all night just pressing him, using his strength and physicality.

And Steph still goes out there and gets 41. Pretty impressive game. Amazing.”

Consequently made the NBA record of becoming the only player to make over 200 threes in eight different seasons.

Likewise, Kelly Oubre Jr. also came up big in the fourth quarter. He made a pair of free throws with 7.7 seconds left in the game.

Subsequently, the Warriors got into defensive mode to not let the Bucks score and successfully picked up their first win in four games.

Oubre came up with 10 of his 19 points in the final period including 6 rebounds and an assist.

Similarly, Kent Bazemore made all four of his 3-point attempts and finished with 18 points.

And James Wiseman made a double-double by the end of the first half, finishing with 13 points and 10 rebounds including 2 assists.

Meanwhile, Jrue Holiday led the scoreboard for the Bucks as he dropped 29 points, 3 rebounds, 5 assists.

And Khris Middleton scored 28 points, 2 rebounds, and 7 assists. Bobby Portis dropped 13 points and 13 rebounds double-double.

The Warriors will now host the Wizards, and the Bucks will face Dallas Mavericks on Friday.

Joel Embid’s return gives the 76ers lead.

Joel Embid’s return gives the Philadelphia 76ers’ 106-96 victory over the Celtics in Boston on Tuesday night.

Doc Rivers said his star big man Joel Embiid had a few words for him. “I’m back,” Embiid told the 76ers coach. “I noticed,” Rivers replied.

After missing 10 games with a bone bruise, he returned Saturday for the team’s win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

But he sat Sunday as 76er’s lost to the Memphis Grizzlies and returned to put an impressive 15-point performance in the first half against the Celtics.

In fact, Joel Embiid dropped 35 points for the 76ers which brought them back to tie with the Brooklyn Nets for the Eastern Conference’s top spot. 

“I’m not all the way there, but tonight is a big step,” Embiid said.

“He takes advantage of every single bump,” Celtics coach Brad Stevens said of Embiid’s success getting to the line.

The Sixers now have won seven of their past eight meetings with the Celtics.

Both the teams were head to head early in the game with the 76ers ending the 1st quarter with only a point difference.

But eventually, the 76ers went on a 22-3 run extending their lead to double digits over the Celtics. Philadelphia led by 21 in the second half.

However, Boston couldn’t return back into the game and finally losing to the 76ers 106-96.

 Joel Embiid led the charge for the Sixers making 35 points including 6 rebounds, and an assist. Similarly, Danny Green added 17 points.

Joel Embid led the charge for the win against the Celtics.
Joel Embid led the charge for the win against the Celtics. (source: bleacherreport.com)

Likewise, Ben Simmons made 12 points, Tobias Harris and Furkan Korkmaz dropped 10 points.

 Jayson Tatum led the way for Boston with 20 points and shot just 7-of-17 from the floor and 3-of-10 from long range.

Jaylen Brown dropped 17 points, likewise Kemba Walker and Marcus Smart dropped 14 points.

Boston missed Evan Fournier as they were unable to get their third straight win.

In fact, Evan will be out the rest of the week because of health and safety protocols.

With the win, 76er sits on top spot with the Nets at 36-16 and will face New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday.

While Celtics will play against the New York Knicks Thursday. 

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