Will Stephen Curry and Giannis Antetokounmpo Play Tonight? Milwaukee Bucks vs Golden State Warriors – Team News, Lineups, and Predictions

Published 04/06/2021, 2:00 PM EDT
Dec 25, 2020; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) dribbles the ball against Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) during a NBA game at the Bradley Center. Mandatory Credit: Nick Monroe/Handout Photo-USA TODAY Sports


The Milwaukee Bucks take on the Golden State Warriors tonight in an East-West clash. For the Bucks, they have been in good form so far, winning seven games of their last 10. Giannis Antetokounmpo has been playing some excellent basketball and is a contender to be the MVP this season. Additionally, the return of Jrue Holiday has bolstered the team.

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For the Golden State Warriors, they have been severely struggling this year. While Stephen Curry has been playing at an MVP level this season, the rest of the team has been poor so far. They have lost their last three games and lost seven of their last 10 games so far this season. The Warriors will have to make massive improvements going into the rest of the season.

With that in mind, let us take a look at the Milwaukee Bucks taking on the Golden State Warriors.

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Milwaukee Bucks – Team News

Jan 9, 2021; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Milwaukee Bucks guard Jrue Holiday (21) celebrates with guard Donte DiVincenzo (0) against the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Bradley Center. Mandatory Credit: Nick Monroe/Handout Photo via USA TODAY Sports

The Milwaukee Bucks do have some major injury concerns going into the game. PJ Tucker is listed as unavailable for the game. Furthermore, reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo is listed as probable, but there are still doubts about his fitness. Jrue Holiday and Khris Middleton are expected to start the game.

Predicted Lineup: Jrue Holiday, Donte DiVincenzo, Khris Middleton, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Brook Lopez

Golden State Warriors – Team News

Feb 20, 2021; Charlotte, North Carolina, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) reacts to receiving a technical foul during the second half at Spectrum Center against the Charlotte Hornets. The Charlotte Hornets won 102-100. Mandatory Credit: Nell Redmond-USA TODAY Sports

The Golden State Warriors have one major injury concern. Eric Paschall will be unavailable, heading into the game. However, the rest of the team will be fully available for selection. Stephen Curry has made his frustrations clear to the team, and will be ready to lead the Warriors out in hopes to get a win. He will be backed by Draymond Green and James Wiseman in the lineup.

Predicted Lineup: Stephen Curry, Kelly Oubre Jr., Andrew Wiggins, Draymond Green, James Wiseman

Milwaukee Bucks vs Golden State Warriors – Team News

Dec 25, 2020; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton (22) is defended by Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) during a NBA game at the Bradley Center. Mandatory Credit: Nick Monroe/Handout Photo-USA TODAY Sports

The Milwaukee Bucks have been in a good run of form. Whereas, the Golden State Warriors have been very poor. However, Stephen Curry has tried his best to motivate his teammates after their latest loss. Could the Warriors finally find their form tonight? It is a possibility, but with the Bucks playing the way they have, it is unlikely.

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Prediction: The Milwaukee Bucks are able to take care of the Golden State Warriors

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Who will win between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Golden State Warriors? Let us know in the comments below.

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Aaditya Krishnamurthy

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Aaditya Krishnamurthy is an NBA & NFL journalist for EssentiallySports, before which he worked at BusinessWorld magazine. He has been a fan of Basketball for over 10 years now, since Shaquille O’Neal was a Phoenix Suns player. During his time at Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts, he started a sports magazine for the college called the Overtime Tribune and hosted the Overtime Tribune Podcast until he graduated.

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