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,...