Giannis Antetokounmpo Injury: Updates on Bucks Star’s Knee and Return

December 20th, 2015 by Matt Fitzgerald Leave a reply »

Milwaukee Bucks rising star Giannis Antetokounmpo missed Sunday's tilt against the Phoenix Suns due to a knee ailment. 

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Antetokounmpo Dealing With Knee Tendinitis  Sunday, Dec. 20 Charles F. Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported the  21-year-old was dressed and on the bench but was ruled out. 

Antetokounmpo has uncommon athleticism, and the team has deployed him as a perimeter player who stands at 6'11". As he continues to add bulk to his frame, the Greek Freak may become unstoppable in the coming years.

Through 27 games this season, Antetokounmpo is averaging 15.6 points, 6.7 rebounds and 2.9 assists. 

Getting stronger will also help Antetokounmpo be more durable for the bright NBA future he has ahead of him. A sprained right ankle slowed him down early in the 2014-15 season, and he sprained his other ankle on a drive to the basket in a loss to the Portland Trail Blazers in December 2014. 

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