On Monday night, the Milwaukee Bucks will face the Atlanta Hawks at State Farm Arena in Atlanta. Despite a knee injury, their best player, Giannis Antetokounmpo, is listed as probable for the game.
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Trae Young (shin) is questionable for the Bucks game on Monday. Young has right shin soreness and may miss Monday’s game. It’s unclear how serious the injury is, but if he’s out, Aaron Holiday and Justin Holiday would be viable replacements, with Dejounte Murray likely taking over as the primary playmaker.
Bogdanovic (knee) has been ruled out of Monday’s game against the Bucks, according to Locked on Hawks’ Brad Rowland.
Ogdanovic is still out after having knee surgery in the offseason. His next chance to make his season debut will be against Utah on Wednesday.
Giannis Antetokounmpo missed his first game of the season on Saturday against the Oklahoma City Thunder due to left knee soreness. It didn’t matter because the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Phoenix Suns 108-94 without the Greek Freak. He should be back in the lineup soon, though.
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Antetokounmpo is listed as probable for Monday’s game against the Hawks, implying that he will play in a rematch of the Eastern Conference finals from 2021.
The Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo has been ruled out of Saturday’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder due to a knee injury. Antetokounmpo played through the knee injury on Friday, and he’d be fine if this was a big game.
Jrue Holiday and Bobby Portis should see more playing time now that Antetokounmpo is out.
With Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton out, Holiday has taken over as the Bucks’ primary scorer. There is no set date for Middleton’s return.
Portis is expected to start in Antetokounmpo’s absence. He’ll almost certainly get more shots in this one and should completely dominate Oklahoma City’s frontcourt.
The Milwaukee Bucks are the best team in the NBA, and they have yet to face Pat Connaughton or Khris Middleton.
Last season, Middleton was an All-Star and one of the team’s top three players.
Connaughton, on the other hand, averaged 9.9 points per game last season and is an important role player for the team.