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Antetokounmpo in COVID-19 protocol, will sit Wednesday

Giannis Antetokounmpo
Posted at 6:48 PM, Dec 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-15 06:44:58-05

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo has been placed in the NBA's health and safety protocols and will be out for Wednesday's game against the Indiana Pacers, according to reports.

Reports also state that Bucks guard Wes Matthews has entered into the league's protocols.

Bucks guard Donte DiVincenzo, who was set to make his season debut Wednesday, has also entered health and safety protocols, according to reports. DiVincenzo is out for Wednesday's game. Officials say he had a delay in return from a summer ankle surgery.

According to the NBA, the Pacers (12-`17) will make its first visit to Milwaukee to take on the defending NBA champions (18-11).

The NBA also reports that the Bucks will likely be without forward Khris Middleton after he hyperextended his knee in Monday's loss in Boston.

Antetokounmpo is currently avverage 27 points, 11.6 boards, 5.8 assists, and 1.6 blocks, according to the NBA.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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