Giannis Antetokounmpo to miss next 2 games with knee soreness
Milwaukee Bucks All-Star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo will miss the next two games as the team looks to manage soreness in his right knee.
The Bucks announced Saturday that Antetokounmpo, who already had been ruled out for Saturday’s game against Philadelphia, also will miss Monday’s game against Phoenix.
Bucks backup point guard Malcolm Brogdon is also slated to miss Saturday’s game (personal reasons).
I was picturing myself helping out the team any way possible and I was doing a lot of special teams and things like that, Hunt told Sporting News. When (Ware) went down, I knew I had to step up and take a big role.
Hunt, a third-round pick out of Toledo, took advantage of the opportunity. He totaled 1,782 yards from scrimmage (1,327 rush, 455 receiving) and 11 total TDs, which wasn’t all that far from the 1,878 total yards (1,475 rush, 403 receiving) and 11 total TDs he racked up in his senior season with the Rockets in the Mid-American Conference.
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It didn’t take Hunt long to make an introduction. He totaled 148 rushing yards, 98 receiving yards and three total TDs in the Thursday night opener against New England.
Harden finished with 22 points. Paul added two free throws with 28 seconds left.
Golden State lost away from home for the first time since Nov. 22. The Warriors had won seven straight in Houston.
Golden State led by four before Houston went on a 9-2 run, with the first five points from Paul, to take a 109-106 lead with about three minutes left.
Warriors: Green surpassed the 4,000-point mark (4,019) and added seven rebounds to also reach 3,000 rebounds. … Golden State had 19 turnovers. … Young finished with 16 points.