Milwaukee back from Antetokounmpo, missed at least two weeks with Fortis MCL sprain

Bobby Portis (27) of the Milwaukee Bucks (hereinafter Milwaukee) will be unable to play on the court for at least two weeks.

The Athletic’s reporter Shams Karania and ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported at the same time that Portis suffered an MCL (medial collateral ligament injury) sprain in his right knee and will be out for at least two weeks.

Woz said he would monitor Portis’ condition and reevaluate his return in two weeks, but Milwaukee insider Jim Ovcharsky announced that Portis was suffering from a Grade 2 sprain. Grade 2 sprains generally require a recovery period of 4 to 6 weeks.

Earlier, on the 24th, the game against the Detroit Pistons was able to see the full Milwaukee, who returned to Giannis Adeocounbo and Chris Middleton. However, Portis had to leave the court due to an injury during the game, causing bad news for the injured player to reappear after only one game.

Portis played 47 games (14 starts) this season, averaging 26.8 minutes, 14.1 points, 10.4 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 49.9% (12 attempts), 3-point success rate, 34.1% (1.2 attempts), 82.9% (1.5) free throw success rate. try) worked great. 안전놀이터

In particular, Portis has been selected as one of the six man candidates for this year in recognition of his performance. In addition, he made a great contribution to maintaining Milwaukee’s 23rd place in offensive rating (attack efficiency index) by going back and forth between starting and benching this season. (3rd place in defensive rating)

Without Portis, Milwaukee will have Antetokounmpo more often in the center lineup when Brooke Lopez is on the bench. Accordingly, Antetokounmpo will consider Middleton’s return as gold. And a chance could come to backup big man Sandro Mamukelashvili.

Meanwhile, Milwaukee is 30-17 (0.638) this season, ranking third in the Eastern Conference.

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