Is Chet Holmgren, Giannis Antetokounmpo playing on Friday’s game? Injury update Bucks – Thunder

The Oklahoma City Thunder will look to rebound from a loss to Denver when they visit Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.

Injury Update Milwaukee Bucks – Oklahoma City Thunder

Injury Update Milwaukee Bucks - Oklahoma City Thunder

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Through the first two weeks, Milwaukee has established itself as the team to beat in the NBA, winning seven straight games and entering Friday’s slate as the league’s only unbeaten team.

The Bucks are missing Khris Middleton (left wrist surgery) and Pat Connaughton due to injuries (calf). All-Star shooting guard Khris Middleton has missed six games this season.

Sandro Mamukelashvili is OUT.

Khris Middleton will not play against the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday.

Middleton practiced with the Wisconsin Herd (G League) on Tuesday, according to Nehm, indicating that he could return soon.

Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Bucks’ star forward, has been more than adequate thus far, averaging 33.6 points, 12.7 rebounds, and 5.0 assists per game.

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Next week, Milwaukee will play three straight road games, including a rematch against the Thunder in Oklahoma City on Wednesday.

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Oklahoma City will travel to Milwaukee to try to bounce back from a loss to Denver on Saturday night. Oklahoma City started the season poorly, losing its first three games. After that, the Thunder went on a four-game winning streak.

The Thunder had hoped to add rookie Chet Holmgren to the lineup alongside Gilgeous-Alexander and Dort, but he suffered a season-ending foot injury before the season even began.

Due to a right shoulder injury, Pokusevski has been ruled out of Saturday’s game against the Bucks.