Warriors Clip Cavs
Cleveland — Klay Thompson scored a career-high 32 points and the short-handed Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-95 last night.
The Warriors were missing three starters — guard Stephen Curry (ankle), center Andrew Bogut (ankle) and forward Harrison Barnes (knee). Also, Carl Landry, one of the first players off Golden State’s bench, didn’t play because of a shoulder injury.
Golden State, playing the finale of a four-game road trip, didn’t miss a beat. The Warriors shot 54 percent and made 11 of 16 of their 3-point attempts, including their first nine from beyond the arc. Golden State took control in the second quarter and built a 16-point lead in the second half.
Bucks 117, Pistons 90
Auburn Hills, Mich. — Brandon Jennings scored 20 of his 30 points in the third quarter, leading Milwaukee over Detroit.
Mike Dunleavy had 17 points and Monta Ellis added 14 for the Bucks, who led by as much as 29 points.
Rookie Andre Drummond had 18 points and 18 rebounds for Detroit, while Greg Monroe scored 14 points. Drummond became just the second teenager to have an 18-18 game since 1985-86, joining Dwight Howard.
The Pistons led by 15 points late in the first quarter, were outscored 78-40 over the next 25 minutes.