Greg Monroe Injury: Updates on Bucks Star’s Knee and Return

December 15th, 2015 by Matt Fitzgerald Leave a reply »
The Milwaukee Bucks started a four-game road trip Tuesday, but they will be without big man Greg Monroe for at least the first one because of a knee injury.

Continue for updates.

Monroe Dealing with Knee Soreness Tuesday, Dec. 15    Charles F. Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel confirmed Monroe would not play Tuesday against the Los Angeles Lakers because of his left-knee soreness. The center was a late scratch from the lineup.

A right-knee strain sidelined Monroe toward the end of the 2014-15 NBA campaign, but the 25-year-old missed just one game in the previous two seasons combined. That's remarkable durability for a young big who plays with a high motor.

Monroe isn't out of the lineup too often, so the fact that he's out Tuesday is a slight cause for alarm even if it is just reported as soreness.

Bucks head coach Jason Kidd has commendably handled key absences from the lineup during his short time in Milwaukee. It helps that he has a flexible roster to work with that boasts a unique combination of length and athleticism.

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