Malcolm Brogdon Expected To Return Tonight

by May 08, 2019
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For the first time since mid-March, Malcolm Brogdon is expected to play for the Milwaukee Bucks. ESPN’s Malika Andrews reports that the shooting guard’s status has been upgraded to probable ahead of the team’s Game 5 matchup against the Celtics tonight.

Andrews tweets that Brogdon will be on a minute restriction and come off the bench for Milwaukee but his mere presence will boost the Bucks’ chances of closing out the best-of-seven series and moving on to the Eastern Conference Finals.

Brogdon started 64 games for Milwaukee this season, averaging 15.6 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game. His world-class shooting percentages, are perhaps the most dangerous aspect of his game. The Bucks will welcome the 26-year-old’s .426 mark from beyond the arc as they push deeper into the postseason.

In March, Shams Charania of The Athletic reported that Brodgon had suffered a plantar fascia tear in his right foot.