Great News For Giannis, But Is It Enough For The Bucks?

Milwaukee Bucks franchise player Giannis Antetokounmpo had an MRI today on his knee, after injuring it in the 3rd quarter of Tuesday night's Eastern Conference Final Game 4 against the Atlanta Hawks. Today, Giannis and the Bucks got some great news, as no structural damage was found. 

The fact that the ligaments are all sound is a huge relief to the Bucks, as the awkward fall had some fearing an ACL injury

The bad news is that the two-time MVP's return to the Bucks lineup is completely unknown at this time. It's being called a left knee hyperextension, and for now, he is listed as doubtful for Game 5 Thursday night. 

The Greek Freak is averaging 28.2 points per game in the playoffs, along with 12.7 rebounds, and 5.2 assists. Any prolonged absence by Antetokounmpo could doom the Bucks' title hopes. 

The Hawks have also been dealing with the absence of their own superstar, as Trae Young missed Game 4 with a badly bruised foot, and his status for Game 5 is still unknown. 

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