Newly acquired Bucks ahead Nikola Mirotic, nursing a calf harm, might be making his Milwaukee debut Wednesday night time vs. the Boston Celtics, in response to Twitter studies.
Nikola Mirotic, who stayed in Milwaukee in the course of the break to work out, get a spot to reside and get therapy, says he’s planning on enjoying tomorrow. He’s been learning with the assistant coaches and studying what he will probably be anticipated to do.
— Matt Velazquez (@Matt_Velazquez) February 20, 2019
The Bucks, at present the highest crew within the Japanese Convention, acquired Mirotic in a cope with the New Orleans Pelicans on the Feb. 7 commerce deadline. Milwaukee gave up Jason Smith and Stanley Johnson and 4 second-round picks.
Mirotic has performed in 32 video games this season for the Pelicans, and has been productive, averaging profession highs in factors (16.7) and rebounds (eight.three) per recreation, and is near his highs in steals and blocks. He is missed 4 Bucks’ video games for the reason that commerce, however seems able to play now with an preliminary minutes restriction.
The #FearTheDeer newcomer Nikola Mirotic stated he feels higher, hopes to play tomorrow vs the #Celtics.
— A. Sherrod Blakely (@ASherrodblakely) February 20, 2019
At 43-14 getting into the All-Star break, the Bucks maintain the most effective document within the Japanese Convention and the league.
A profession 39.5 p.c shooter from beyound the arc, Mirotic may assist the Bucks stretch the ground, opening up driving lanes for Giannis Antetokounmpo.