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Behind the Buck Pass Apr 16, 2019

Milwaukee Bucks: Nikola Mirotic has perfect opportunity to shake off rust

Milwaukee Bucks forward Nikola Mirotic finally made his return from injury during Game 1 of the team’s first round series against the Detroit Pistons and will have a great opportunity to ease back into action. Even throughout their year-long dominance, the Milwaukee Bucks’ road to the playoffs wasn’t without some late season turbulence. A rash […] Milwaukee Bucks: Nikola Mirotic has perfect opportunity to shake off rust - Behind the Buck Pass - Behind the Buck Pass - A Milwaukee Bucks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinions and More
Nikola Mirotic returns for Bucks after missing 11 games with thumb injury

Nikola Mirotic returns for Bucks after missing 11 games with thumb injury

After missing 11 games with a fractured thumb, forward Nikola Mirotic wasnt exactly sharp in the Milwaukee Bucks 121-86 victory over the Detroit Pistons        
ClutchPoints Apr 14, 2019
Nikola Mirotic to play limited minutes for Bucks vs. Pistons

Nikola Mirotic to play limited minutes for Bucks vs. Pistons

There has been plenty of speculation regarding the health of Milwaukee Bucks forward Nikola Mirotic. Fortunately, it appears he will be able to play in Game 1 versus the Detroit Pistons. Mirotic has been nursing a thumb fracture for nearly a month now. According to the latest update from head coach Mike Budenholzer, he will […] The post Nikola Mirotic to play limited minutes for Bucks vs. Pistons appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Brew Hoop Apr 14, 2019
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Detroit Pistons Preview: The Time Is Now

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Detroit Pistons Preview: The Time Is Now

The Milwaukee Bucks will play their first-ever postseason game at the Fiserv Forum tonight. After cruising to a 60-22 record this season, the Milwaukee Bucks begin their journey to the NBA Finals with a first-round matchup against the Detroit Pistons. It’s time. Bucks Update The Milwaukee Bucks are expected to get sharpshooter Nikola Mirotic back in the lineup for game one as it appears he is fully healed from a finger fracture that sidelined him for the final 11 games of the season. Nikola Mirotic says he expects to play tomorrow in Game 1 vs the Pistons.— Matt Velazquez...
ClutchPoints Apr 13, 2019
Nikola Mirotic expects to play for Bucks in Game 1 vs. Pistons

Nikola Mirotic expects to play for Bucks in Game 1 vs. Pistons

Milwaukee Bucks big man Nikola Mirotic expects to play in Game 1 of his team’s first-round playoff matchup with the Detroit Pistons on Sunday evening, according to Malika Andrews of ESPN. Mirotic has been out since last month with a fractured thumb. The Bucks acquired Mirotic in a deadline trade with the New Orleans Pelicans. […] The post Nikola Mirotic expects to play for Bucks in Game 1 vs. Pistons appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Behind the Buck Pass Apr 13, 2019

Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Nikola Mirotic could be available for Game 1

The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as Nikola Mirotic may be ready to return to action for Sunday’s Game 1 against the Detroit Pistons. In today’s edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, we hear about Nikola Mirotic’s prospects of playing in Game 1, how the Bucks think they’ll handle the pressure of being a No.1 […] Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Nikola Mirotic could be available for Game 1 - Behind the Buck Pass - Behind the Buck Pass - A Milwaukee Bucks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinions and More
ClutchPoints Apr 13, 2019
Nikola Mirotic practices with team, boosts chance of recovering in time for the playoffs

Nikola Mirotic practices with team, boosts chance of recovering in time for the playoffs

The Milwaukee Bucks acquired Nikola Mirotic at the trade deadline with the postseason in mind. Fortunately, it appears more and more likely the sharp-shooting big man will return from an injured thumb just in time to help Milwaukee when it matters most. “He was able to go through the whole practice,” coach Mike Budenholzer said […] The post Nikola Mirotic practices with team, boosts chance of recovering in time for the playoffs appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Bucks are waiting for reinforcements while preparing for a Pistons team with or without Blake Griffin

The Bucks are waiting for reinforcements while preparing for a Pistons team with or without Blake Griffin

Nikola Mirotic practiced with the Bucks on Friday after missing 11 games with a fractured and sprained left thumb. Meanwhile, Pistons star Blake Griffin is day-to-day.        
ClutchPoints Apr 11, 2019
Bucks’ Mike Budenholzer hopeful Nikola Mirotic will be ready for start of playoffs

Bucks’ Mike Budenholzer hopeful Nikola Mirotic will be ready for start of playoffs

Milwaukee Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer hopes Nikola Mirotic will be available for Game 1 of the first-round series against the Detroit Pistons. Budenholzer also noted that guard Sterling Brown will remain in the starting group — regardless of Mirotic’s status. Bucks coach Budenholzer said in pregame comments he is hopeful Nikola Mirotic will be ready […] The post Bucks’ Mike Budenholzer hopeful Nikola Mirotic will be ready for start of playoffs appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Brew Hoop Mar 22, 2019
Bucks vs. Heat Preview: Friday Flashback

Bucks vs. Heat Preview: Friday Flashback

Why it seems like but one week ago these teams were squaring off Let me take you back to Friday, March 15, 2019. All things were swell in Bucks land. They were healthy, in the midst of a 3-game road trip through the South/Southeastern part of the continental United States, and after a few nights in South Beach, they would be headed home following a Miami Heat contest. My how the times change. Malcolm Brogdon went down against Miami, and less than a week later, Nikola Mirotic is out too. Subsequently, half the Bucks roster got put on IR. With a slightly rosier injury outlook tonight,...
ClutchPoints Mar 21, 2019
Bucks’ Nikola Mirotic explains how getting traded is tough for him and his family

Bucks’ Nikola Mirotic explains how getting traded is tough for him and his family

Nikola Mirotic has been traded in back-to-back seasons. The stretch forward was dealt by the Chicago Bulls to the New Orleans Pelicans last season, and shipped to the Milwaukee Bucks this season. Mirotic, who has a wife and son, says he is still not used to trades because they never happened in Europe, where he […] The post Bucks’ Nikola Mirotic explains how getting traded is tough for him and his family appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Behind the Buck Pass Mar 21, 2019

Milwaukee Bucks: Player grades from 107-102 loss to Cleveland Cavaliers

The Milwaukee Bucks struggled in the face of a barrage of injuries, just falling short against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Giannis Antetokounmpo sat one more out and Nikola Mirotic joined the injury list as the Milwaukee Bucks lost a close one to the Cavaliers on the second game of a back to back on Wednesday night. George Hill, Malcolm Brogdon, Donte […] Milwaukee Bucks: Player grades from 107-102 loss to Cleveland Cavaliers - Behind the Buck Pass - Behind the Buck Pass - A Milwaukee Bucks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinions and More
Brew Hoop Mar 21, 2019
Milwaukee vs. Cleveland: Shorthanded Bucks Come Up Short

Milwaukee vs. Cleveland: Shorthanded Bucks Come Up Short

Let’s not overreact here. The injury-depleted Milwaukee Bucks came up short in Cleveland last night, falling 107-102 to the Cleveland Cavaliers. No Giannis Antetokounmpo, no Nikola Mirotic, no Malcolm Brogdon, no George Hill, no Sterling Brown, and no Donte DiVincenzo. You get the idea. For only having eight guys suit up, the Bucks actually didn’t fare all that horribly. Here are three Bucks who “stood out” in the absences of pretty much the entire roster. Khris Middleton, professional bucket getter (s/o Eric Nehm). After a strong scoring performance last time out against the...
ClutchPoints Mar 20, 2019
Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer expects Nikola Mirotic to be ready for start of playoffs

Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer expects Nikola Mirotic to be ready for start of playoffs

Milwaukee Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer told reporters on Wednesday he expects stretch forward Nikola Mirotic to be ready for the start of the 2019 playoffs. Mirotic suffered a slight fracture of his left thumb and will miss at least two-to-four weeks. The playoffs will begin on Saturday, April 13. No Giannis tonight for shorthanded Bucks […] The post Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer expects Nikola Mirotic to be ready for start of playoffs appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Golden State Of Mind Mar 20, 2019
Nikola Mirotic out 2-4 weeks with a fractured thumb

Nikola Mirotic out 2-4 weeks with a fractured thumb

One of Golden State’s top competitors just suffered a second injury. The Milwaukee Bucks have suffered another injury to an important player, as forward Nikola Mirotic has a partially fractured thumb that will keep him off the court for two-to-four weeks. The fracture is on Mirotic’s off-hand. Bucks forward Nikola Mirotic has suffered a slight fracture of his left thumb and will miss at least two-to-four weeks, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) March 20, 2019 This comes on the heels of the news that starting guard Malcolm Brogdon will...

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