Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton will be sidelined for at least two weeks with a sprained MCL, he will be re-evaluated after that period, according to Adrian Wojnarowski from ESPN.
Milwaukee Bucks All-Star Khris Middleton has an MCL sprain in his left knee and will be re-evaluated in two weeks, sources tell ESPN. Bucks will have to play without Middleton for the rest of this first-round series against Chicago.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) April 21, 2022
Despite having great games every night, the playoffs have several players out with injury. From Zion Williamson, who hasn’t played a single game in the season with the Pelicans, to Middleton a Devin Booker that suffered injuries in their playoff matches.
The three-time All-Star left the game with six minutes left in the fourth quarter as the Bucks were trailing against the Chicago Bulls. Middleton left with 18 points, 5 rebounds, 8 assists, and 2 steals in 32 minutes of playing time.
At the end of the game, the Bulls pulled through, with DeMar DeRozan scoring 41 points, to tie the series. Now, both teams will travel to Chicago to play the third game of the playoff matchup on Friday.
DeMar DeRozan with the dagger in Game 2 ? pic.twitter.com/jCK3ZInQeZ
— Def Pen Hoops (@DefPenHoops) April 21, 2022