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The Milwaukee Bucks continue their California trip with a duel against the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.

The Bucks are looking to get back on track after they fell to the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night, 90-125. The 35-point blowout snapped the Bucks’ six-game winning streak as they lost for the first time since the All-Star break.

The surge after the All-Star streak enabled Milwaukee to reclaim the second spot in the Eastern Conference. The Bucks are 41-22 and 9-8 under coach Doc Rivers. They went 3-7 in their first ten games under Rivers before they racked up six consecutive wins, one win shy of tying their longest winning streak in the season.

Dynamic duos collide

Milwaukee is 16-15 on the road, while the Lakers are 22-11 at home. L.A., which is coming off a 120-130 home loss to the Sacramento Kings, is tenth in the Western Conference with a 34-30 record.

Milwaukee and L.A. will parade their respective dynamic duos, with Giannis Antetokounmpo and Damian Lillard going up against LeBron James and Anthony Davis.

The Bucks are 7-3 in their last ten games, averaging 110.0 points, 45.3 rebounds, 24.5 assists, 8.1 steals and 4.7 blocks per game. Their opponents have averaged 104.8 points.

For their part, the Lakers are 6-4 in the last ten games with averages of 120.9 points, 40.9 rebounds, 29.5 assists, 6.2 steals and 5.9 blocks per game. L.A. has allowed their opponents to score 120.3 points per game in that ten-game stretch.

Injury report

Antetokounmpo (left Achilles tendinitis) is listed as probable. Out for the Bucks are Khris Middleton (ankle sprain), Chris Livingston (G-League assignment), Jaylin Galloway (two-way), Ryan Rollins (two-way), and TyTy Washington Jr. (two-way).

Out for the Lakers are Christian Wood (knee), Jarred Vanderbilt (foot), Colin Castleton (wrist), and Gabe Vincent (knee).