Giannis Antetokounmpo is suffering from a minor knee injury, officially diagnosed as a joint capsule sprain. The joint capsule is a dense pack of connective tissue that provides a protective sleeve over the meniscus. It is separate from the ACL or MCL. The team is back on the court tomorrow after a west coast trip, playing the Boston Celtics. It is another tough game for a Bucks squad that has lost four of five. While a joint capsule sprain is seen as a minor injury, the Bucks will most likely remain cautious. They have a comfortable lead in the Eastern Conference, so there is little upside to rushing Antetokounmpo back.
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