Thursday, January 27 2022

Eric Nehm: Mike Budenholzer tells reporters he expects both George Hill and Khris Middleton to play tonight.
Source: Twitter @eric_nehm

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Mike Trudell @LakersReporter
Khris Middleton, who’s been out since Oct. 30 (NBA protocols), will return tonight vs. the Lakers, said Coach Budenholzer. George Hill is also expected to play, after missing Milwaukee’s last game. – 5:51 PM

Eric Nehm @eric_nehm
Mike Budenholzer tells reporters he expects both George Hill and Khris Middleton to play tonight. – 5:51 PM

Eric Nehm @eric_nehm
Took a look back at Jrue Holiday’s return from COVID-19 to see what it might be able to tell us about how the Bucks will bring Khris Middleton back.
He is expected to get back on the floor tonight and then go from there. At @TheAthletic:…1:35 PM

Mike Trudell @LakersReporter
Lakers at Bucks, Three Things to Know:
1) Finding legs against MIL, who’s been off for two days, coming off a 2-game skid and getting Middleton back
2) THT’s impressive B2B debut
3) Dealing with AD double teams – 1:08 PM

Eric Nehm @eric_nehm
“I’m calling the trainers to see if I could do anything, but they told me I can’t get my heart rate up or exercise or workout…That was the hardest part.” – ⁦@Khris Middleton
How will the Bucks work Middleton back into the rotation? At @TheAthletic:…10:36 AM

Kane Pitman @KanePitman
New @lockedonbucks w/@Frank Madden 🦌
-Giannis looking at a career on the runway?
-Khris Middleton likely to return against Lakers
-Lineup data
-Looking at the big man issue through a different lens
📺 AM

Eric Nehm @eric_nehm
Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer said he expects Middleton to play tomorrow night vs. the Lakers and confirmed there will be a ramp-up period for Middleton as they get him back in the fold.
That would suggest minutes limits on how first few games, but Bud did not provide details. – 3:41 PM

Eric Nehm @eric_nehm
Asked Khris Middleton whether or not he had any symptoms of COVID-19.
Middleton: “Yeah. I had a couple symptoms. The night I went home, I felt sick. Maybe two days afterward, I felt sick. After that then, I started to get back to my normal self.” – 3:26 PM

Kane Pitman @KanePitman
New @lockedonbucks w/@Justin Garcia 🦌
-Bucks frustration rising?
-Khris Middleton appreciation as he gets set to return
-A DDV point that needs to be made
-Trade discussion ramping up online
-Opportunity to cash in at home
📺 AM

Law Murray @LawMurrayTheNU
Your typical MVPG start to 4th:
– 2 FTs
– Rebound after Caruso miss
– Assist to Mann 3
– Middy through contact – 11:29 PM

More on this storyline

Justin Garcia: Khris Middleton is expected to return on Wednesday – just in time for a 5 game homestand -via Twitter @tmjgarcia / November 14, 2021

KC Johnson: Billy Donovan said Nikola Vucevic has “symptoms of a cold” and is feeling OK. -via Twitter @KCJHoop / November 12, 2021

Chicago Bulls center Nikola Vucevic tested positive for COVID-19 and entered the NBA’s health and safety protocols on Thursday, sources told ESPN. The Bulls listed Vucevic in the protocols, but the positive test means the two-time All-Star selection will be sidelined for 10 days or until he has two negative PCR tests in a 24-hour period. -via ESPN / November 11, 2021

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