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NBA: A Warriors rarity: second loss in a row

NBA: A Warriors rarity: second loss in a row

Jimmy Butler scored 22 points and the host Chicago Bulls beat Golden State, 94-87, on Thursday night in the Warriors’ first game since Kevin Durant suffered an injury to his left leg. 

Golden State was breathing a little easier after learning Durant probably will play again this season. He was hurt two nights earlier in a loss at Washington. 

The NBA-leading Warriors’ league-record regular-season streak without consecutive losses ended at 146 games. 

“Not that surprising that it’s on this trip,” said Golden State Coach Steve Kerr. “Without K.D., we’re going through a tough time, but we’re going to bounce back.” 

Stephen Curry scored 23 points,...

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