Giannis Antetokounmpo was excluded from Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals due to left knee extension. The team Announced on SaturdayThis will be the second game the Bucks star missed due to injury after an embarrassing landing in the fourth loss to the Eagles.
Antetokounmpo was ruled out of the 5th game with the same injury. In this game Milwaukee defeated Atlanta 123-112 Take the lead in the 3-2 series. In any case, Milwaukee hopes to reach the NBA Finals for the third time without the best player, and for the first time since 1974.
The Bucks lost their star player in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Tuesday. In the above game, Atlanta defeated Milwaukee 110-88 and tied the series with a score of 2-2. The injury occurred in the third quarter of the game, Milwaukee trailed 62-52. The Eagles used his absence to win 15-0.
However, according to a report by Chris Hayes of Yahoo Sports, if Atlanta compels Game 7 on Saturday, Antetokounmpo may participate in the decisive game:
League sources said that if the Eagles avoid being eliminated in Saturday’s sixth game, Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) will receive the green light for a possible seventh game. @雅虎体育.
— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) July 2, 2021
Atlanta star Tre Young was also listed as the player with a problem in Game 6 due to a bone contusion in his right foot. Whether he can play a possible role in pain management.