Giannis Antetokounmpo returns to the Bucks line-up for his 27th birthday
Milwaukee – Giannis Antikonmo He celebrates his 27th birthday by returning to the Milwaukee Bucks squad after missing two games.
The two-time MVP is among the top five starting players in Monday’s game with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Antetokounmpo is listed as suspect due to a right calf injury that knocked him out in the previous two matches.
“We’ll see how he feels when he starts to warm up and we’ll find out,” the Bucks coach said on Monday. Mike Budenholzer, prior to the release of profiles.
The dollars split in two games Antitoconmo missed last week.
In their first game without him, the Bucks lost 97-93 at the Toronto Raptors on Thursday to rack up eight straight wins. They recovered at home two nights later with a 124-102 win over the Miami Heat.
Antetokounmue has scored 27.6 points per game this season to finish second in the NBA, behind him Kevin Durant From Brooklyn Nets. He also averages 11.8 rebounds and six assists.
Nikola JokicThe Denver Nuggets are the only other player in the NBA to average 25 points, 10 rebounds, and five assists this season.