New York Knicks vs Milwaukee Bucks Injury Report, Planned Rosters & Starting 5 – Nov 5, 2021

The Milwaukee Bucks will host the New York Knicks at Fiserv Forum Arena for an exciting Eastern Conference game on Friday. The Knicks will be aiming for a win in this meeting, as the team have lost their previous two games.

Their last game ended in a disappointing 111-98 loss to the Indiana Pacers. RJ Barrett scored 23 points on the night, but it wasn’t enough to avoid a loss to the Knicks. Myles Turner led the way for the Pacers by scoring 25 points and securing 13 rebounds to bring the team to their second win of the season. The loss was the Knicks’ second trotting. They hope to rebound strongly and put in a strong performance against the Milwaukee Bucks.

Meanwhile, the Milwaukee Bucks enter this game after a strong win over the Detroit Pistons. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 28 points to lead forward as the defending champions beat the Pistons 117-89 on the night. He hopes to continue to shine for the Bucks when the team faces the Knicks at home on Friday.

New York Knicks injury report

New York Knicks vs. Indiana Pacers
New York Knicks vs. Indiana Pacers

The New York Knicks will have all of their starters in good shape for this game against the Bucks. However, their two-way player Luka Samanic will be sidelined for this meeting due to G-League commitments.

Player name Status Raison
Luka Samanic Outside G-League

Milwaukee Bucks injury report

The Milwaukee Bucks have been plagued by several injury issues since the start of the season. Khris Middleton recently entered health and safety protocols and will be out. Brook Lopez and Donte DiVincenzo remain out of the game due to injuries. Jrue Holiday’s status has been updated to probable for the game against the Knicks. His return will be a big boost for the Bucks as it will certainly help sort out their offense and defense.

Player name Status Raison
Khris Middleton Outside Health and safety protocols
Donte Di Vincenzo Outside Left ankle injury
Brook lopez Outside Back pain
Jrue Holidays Likely Sprained left ankle

Khris Middleton of Milwaukee is the latest NBA player to enter league health and safety protocols… after Kevin Love of Cleveland and Tobias Harris of Philadelphia yesterday.

New York Knicks vs Milwaukee Bucks: starting lineups planned

New York Knicks

Kemba Walker and Evan Fournier will feature in the New York Knicks backcourt. RJ Barrett has been excellent for the Knicks so far this season, he hopes to continue shooting for the team and will start on the front row with Julius Randle. Mitchell Robinson will continue to play as a center for the Knicks.

Milwaukee dollars

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Detroit Pistons
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Detroit Pistons

If Khris Middleton and Jrue Holiday both remain out for the game, George Hill and Grayson Allen will most likely start again in the backcourt. Pat Connaughton and Giannis Antetokounmpo will share the Bucks’ frontcourt. In Brook Lopez’s absence, Thanasis Antetokounmpo got center minutes. His explosiveness has been huge for the Bucks and he will most likely start the game against the Knicks.

New York Knicks vs Milwaukee Bucks: 5s to start

New York Knicks

Guard point – Kemba Walker, shooting guard – Evan Fournier, Small before – RJ Barrett, Forward power – Julius Randle, Center – Mitchell robinson

Milwaukee dollars

Guard point – George Hill, Shooting guard – Grayson Allen, Small before – Pat Connaughton, Forward power – Giannis Antetokounmpo, Center – Thanasis Antetokounmpo

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