The Golden State Warriors survived a third-quarter comeback from the Milwaukee Bucks to secure a solid 108-94 win on the road on Friday night.
It was their second consecutive game without point guard Stephen Curry who missed out with an ankle sprain.
But in his absence, Kevin Durant led the team to the victory with a game-high 26 points on 12-of-20 shooting from the field.
With Curry out of the lineup, the Warriors couldn't benefit from his sharpshooting abilities from beyond the arc but they still had his Splash Brother Klay Thompson to help in that department, or so they thought.
Despite the win, the defending champions saw an extremely rare occurrence as their shooting guard failed to knock down a single three-pointer in the entire contest.
He was 0-of-2 from beyond the arc and it ended his 95-game streak of making at least one three, per Anthony Slater of The Athletic.
It's the third-longest streak of all-time behind teammate Curry (157 consecutive games) and Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyle Korver (127).
Klay finished with 12 points on just 4-of-11 shots from the floor and wasn't a huge contributor offensively but he certainly made his presence felt on the other end of the floor.
The three-time All-Star was a key part of a strong defensive effort in the fourth quarter as the Warriors made the Bucks shoot just 5-of-20 as a team in the final frame and outscored them 28-12.
It was an interesting night in more ways than one for the 27-year-old as a fan was ejected from the arena for heckling him and shouting profanities in his direction.
"It was just unnecessary," Thompson told ESPN.
“Just a lot of words I probably can’t repeat on camera. He got his money’s worth. That’s all right. I wish I honestly didn’t respond. But it happened. It’s not a big deal.”
It certainly didn't put the defending champions off their focus as they started off their five-game road trip with an impressive win against an exciting and competitive young team in Milwaukee.
Draymond Green flirted with a triple-double, ending the night with 21 points, seven assists, and 10 rebounds.
The men from Oakland will now head to Toronto to face a red-hot Raptors team in a marquee matchup on the second night of a back-to-back where they hope to welcome Curry back.
The Raptors are 15-2 at home and after watching them crush the Cleveland Cavaliers 133-99 in their last game at the Air Canada Centre, the Dubs know they'll be in for a tough encounter.