Parker cleared to start against Cavaliers

Posted at 10:21 AM, Nov 19, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-19 11:21:47-05

The Milwaukee Bucks initially were not expected to have forward Jabari Parker on their three-game road trip this week due to a foot injury.

However, the Bucks say that Parker is cleraed to play and will face the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Parker has a sprained foot, discovered after an MRI showing a "talonavicular joint sprain."

This year, Parker has played five games as he's been recovering from a major knee injury in 2014-15.

He has averaged 7.2 points and 3.6 rebounds per game in 22.4 minutes per contest.

Milwaukee's remaining schedule this week, with 620WTMJ broadcast times listed:
- Thursday: at Cleveland (6:40 p.m.)
- Saturday: at Indiana (5:40 p.m.)