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Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo (sprained knee) out vs. Pacers

The Bucks' superstar will not play as he mends from a sprained left knee.

The Associated Press

Sep 8, 2020; Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA; Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) looks on as teammates warm up before game five in the second round of the 2020 NBA Playoffs against the Miami Heat at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Antetokounmpo will not play in the contest. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Two-time reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo has a sprained left knee and won’t play in the Milwaukee Bucks’ game Monday night against the Indiana Pacers.

The NBA’s injury report lists Antetokounmpo as out for the game due to the knee issue.

Antetokounmpo played 34 minutes Saturday and had 26 points, 15 assists and eight rebounds in a 120-113 victory over the San Antonio Spurs. His 15 assists matched a career high.

The 6-foot-11 forward has averaged 28.7 points, 11.7 rebounds and 9.8 assists during the Bucks’ current six-game winning streak. He had a stretch of three consecutive triple-doubles during that streak.

Over his last six games, Antetokounmpo is shooting 59% from the field, 44% from 3-point range and 80% on free-throw attempts.

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