FILE PHOTO: Apr 6, 2021; San Francisco, California, USA; Milwaukee Bucks ahead Thanasis Antetokounmpo (43) tracks down a rebound towards the Golden State Warriors within the second quarter on the Chase Heart. Obligatory Credit score: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports activities
July 17, 2021
(Reuters) – Milwaukee Bucks ahead Thanasis Antetokounmpo, the older brother of workforce mate and twice league Most Precious Participant Giannis, has been dominated out for Recreation 5 of the NBA Finals on Saturday as a result of league’s well being and security protocols.
Coming into the league’s well being and security protocols doesn’t imply that Antetokounmpo, who has performed a minor function off the bench in the course of the playoffs, has contracted the coronavirus.
In his solely look of the 2021 NBA Finals, Antetokounmpo recorded three rebounds in two minutes throughout Milwaukee’s Recreation Three overcome the Phoenix Suns.
After shedding the primary two video games of the best-of-seven sequence on the highway the Bucks, who gained their solely NBA championship 50 years in the past, gained two consecutive video games to attract even.
Recreation 5 is scheduled to start at 9 p.m. ET (0100 GMT) in Phoenix.
(Reporting by Frank Pingue in Toronto, modifying by Pritha Sarkar)