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USA Today via Reuters

The Golden State Warriors are seeking redemption following their humiliating 52-point blowout loss against the Boston Celtics. Stephen Curry and Co. are playing at home tonight against the Milwaukee Bucks. And it was clear from the tip-off that the Warriors were desperate for a win. Draymond Green resorted to his old antics and got called for a technical foul early in the first quarter for protesting the official’s call.

The Warriors Center blocked Giannis Antetokounmpo’s layup attempt during a fast break. The official called a foul on Draymond. Green was not happy with the call and yelled at the official in frustration. He immediately got penalized with a technical foul. Former Warriors President Bob Myers, who returned to Golden State as a commentator for tonight’s game, was not pleased with Draymond’s antics. “I thought we could avoid that. I came back for a peaceful game, but Draymond.” Myers said after Green’s technical foul.

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Myers stepped down from his post as the Warriors’ President and General Manager last year in May. He held that position for 12 years and was the architect of the Great Warriors dynasty. Bob Myers led Stephen Curry and Co. during their historic Championship runs and helped the Warriors become one of the most dominant dynasties in NBA history. Since stepping down from the Warriors’ leadership role, Myers has changed his career trajectory. He has taken the role of an analyst and a commentator for ESPN and can frequently be seen dropping his basketball wisdom on television. Although Myers did not like the way things started in Golden State tonight, he would be hoping for it to end in a Warriors victory.

Can Stephen Curry and Co. redeem Bob Myers’ homecoming with a win?

Despite Draymond Green’s early game antics, the Warriors had a great first-half performance. With a score of 78-58, Stephen Curry and Co. led the Bucks by 20 points at the end of the first half. Stephen Curry and Jonathan Kuminga led the charge for the Warriors, combining for 33 points in the first period. Rookie Branding Podziemski is also having a solid game after returning to the lineup following his knee injury. He contributed 5 points, 3 assists, and 3 rebounds in the first 24 minutes.

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However, Milwaukee could make a comeback in the second half. The Warriors’ defense was unable to stop Bobby Portis from going off in his second straight scoring outburst. He led the game in scoring in the first half and scored 18 crucial points. Giannis also had a decent first-half performance, finishing with 12 points. The Warriors need a solid second-half performance to keep the Bucks at bay and come out with a much-needed win amid Bob Myers’ homecoming.