Update March 8
Giannis Antetokounmpo will not play in Milwaukee’s final two games of the current road trip after suffering a knee injury Friday night.
The Bucks say an MRI showed a minor joint capsule sprain in his left knee.
His status for the team’s upcoming home game against Boston on Thursday is still up in the air.
Giannis sustained a left leg injury Friday night. He underwent an MRI and subsequent examination. The evaluation showed a minor joint capsule sprain of the left knee.— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) March 8, 2020
He will not play in the remaining two games of the current road trip. https://t.co/I2PYJH0kWU
MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo took a beating in Friday night’s loss to LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers, injuring his knee and acquiring three stiches to his lip.
According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Antetokounmpo underwent a “precautionary MRI” on his knee, after falling awkwardly on-top off Lakers guard Avery Bradley.
According to Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Matt Velazquez, the reigning MVP will likely sit out against Phoenix on Sunday.
The team has not announced the severity of the injury, if any at all.