Giannis Antetokounmpo injury update: Bucks star sits out loss to Wizards with quad, hip pain | NBA

The Bucks had been lacking one key participant throughout Friday’s 113-106 loss to the Wizards.

Giannis Antetokounmpo was sidelined for the matchup, lacking his third sport of the season. Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer revealed the early MVP candidate has been coping with quad and hip accidents after taking successful a couple of video games again. Antetokounmpo’s proper hip is sore, whereas his left hip is bruised.

“Hopefully, it is nothing too severe,” Budenholzer mentioned Friday, by way of the Associated Press. “He obtained hit a couple of video games in the past and type of been managing it.”

Khris Middleton led the Bucks with 25 factors and eight rebounds in Antetokounmpo’s absence towards Washington. 

Antetokounmpo, in his sixth NBA season, is averaging 26.6 factors and 12.eight rebounds whereas taking pictures 58.1 % from the sphere. He has helped carry the Bucks (29-12) to second within the Jap Convention behind the Raptors. 

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