The Milwaukee Bucks are attempting to carry off the Toronto Raptors for the highest spot within the East, however that job simply received harder due to a key harm.
Bucks ahead Nikola Mirotic has a fracture in his left thumb, the crew introduced Wednesday. The crew didn’t give a timetable for his return, however sources confirmed to ESPN that Mirotic will miss about two to 4 weeks.
The Athletic first reported the harm.
With Malcolm Brogdon out indefinitely with a plantar fascia tear in his proper foot, the Milwaukee Bucks signed guard Tim Frazier to attempt to shore up their backcourt.
He is dominated within the 3-point period with out a constant shot from distance, however Giannis Antetokounmpo is engaged on discovering his vary and a level of invincibility.
The Bucks are additionally with out start line guard Malcolm Brogdon, who is anticipated to overlook six to eight weeks with a minor plantar fascia tear in his proper foot.
The Bucks acquired Mirotic, who’s 28, from the Pelicans on the commerce deadline for Jason Smith, Stanley Johnson and 4 second-round picks.
After averaging 16.7 factors and eight.Three rebounds per sport for New Orleans, he has averaged 11.6 factors and 5.Four rebounds per contest for Milwaukee.
The Bucks are 10-Four within the video games he is performed for them. That has helped Milwaukee construct a three-game lead within the Japanese Convention.