Blake Griffin, Josh Jackson to overlook Detroit Pistons’ recreation in opposition to Milwaukee Bucks


Blake Griffin will miss the Detroit Pistons‘ street recreation in opposition to the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday resulting from damage administration. It is the second recreation he’ll miss this season throughout a back-to-back, and the third recreation he’ll miss total.

Josh Jackson may also miss Monday’s recreation after spraining his proper ankle on Sunday in opposition to the Boston Celtics.

Griffin missed final Monday’s recreation in opposition to the Atlanta Hawks for relaxation, and missed Friday’s recreation in opposition to the Celtics whereas going by means of concussion protocol.

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After Griffin performed 18 video games final season and had surgical procedure on his left knee in January, the Pistons (1-5) look like easing his work load as he reacclimates himself to enjoying in NBA video games. He is averaging 31.5 minutes per recreation this season, which incorporates leaving after the primary half in opposition to Golden State final week after a blow to the face. He performed 35 minutes within the season opener and 44 minutes in a double-overtime loss three days later.

Griffin and Jackson’s absences might open extra minutes for rookie Saddiq Bey, who has began two video games to this point, and Svi Mykhailiuk, who performed quarter-hour Sunday and scored 14 factors within the fourth quarter.

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Contact Omari Sankofa II at osankofa@freepress.com. Observe him on Twitter @omarisankofa. Learn extra on the Detroit Pistons and join our Pistons publication.

This text initially appeared on Detroit Free Press: Detroit Pistons down Blake Griffin, Josh Jackson vs. Milwaukee Bucks





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