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.
Former Georgia Tech standout Jarrett Jack, starting at point guard in place of Curry, had 26 points and 12 assists, and David Lee had 20 points and 13 rebounds.
Tristan Thompson had 18 points and 11 rebounds for Cleveland. Dion Waiters also scored 18 points.
BUCKS 117, PISTONS 90
In Auburn Hills, Mich., Brandon Jennings scored 20 of his 30 points in the third quarter, leading Milwaukee over Detroit.
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.