MILWAUKEE (AP) Giannis Antetokounmpo is celebrating his 27th birthday by returning to the Milwaukee Bucks' lineup after a two-game absence. The two-time MVP is listed among the Bucks' five starters for their game Monday night with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Antetokounmpo had been listed as questionable due to a sore right calf that knocked him out for the previous two games.
CHICAGO (AP) Chicago Bulls leading scorer DeMar DeRozan entered the NBA's health and safety protocols on Monday, a major blow for a team with the second-best record in the Eastern Conference. DeRozan participated in the morning shootaround prior to the game against the Denver Nuggets. Coach Billy Donovan said he wasn't sure if the four-time All-Star tested positive.
Let's examine the Warriors' numbers this year with those of their previous championship squads through 23 games.