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Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo sits due to illness - SFGate

Sun Jan 08 10:01:44 EST 2017 | SFgate
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is missing Sunday's game against the Washington Wizard because of an illness. Mirza Teletovic was expected to start in Antetokounmpo's place, with Michael Beasley playing a bigger role off the bench. Antetokounmpo, who practiced Saturday, has played in all 35 games for the Bucks this season and has missed just three over the last two seasons. "He's just sick," coach Jason Kidd said. "Next guy up. We have plenty of guys, so it is the ..

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MILWAUKEE (AP) Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is missing Sunday’s game against the Washington Wizard because of an illness. Mirza Teletovic was expected to start in ..
MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is missing Sunday's game against the Washington Wizard because of an illness. Mirza Teletovic st..
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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is missing Sunday's game against the Washington Wizard because of an illness. Mirza Teletovic was expected to start i..
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Oh Giannis! When you play, I am undone. My son! Look at my son. Pride is not the word I’m looking for. There is so much more inside me now. Oh Giannis! You outshine the morning sun..
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