Orlando Magic vs Milwaukee Bucks injury report, scheduled rosters & 5 ons – Nov 20, 2021

There will be a slight uptick in competition when the Orlando Magic visits defending champions Milwaukee Bucks for a mini-series starting on Saturday. After nearly beating the Brooklyn Nets without Kevin Durant, the young Magic will now face Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks.

The Orlando Magic failed to muster enough shots late in the fourth quarter to contain James Harden’s Brooklyn Nets. They will face tougher competition against the Bucks, with Khris Middleton and Jrue Holiday expected to be there to support the Greek Freak Antetokounmpo.

After nearly losing to the irrepressible Oklahoma City Thunder, the Milwaukee Bucks will face another young but tough team from Orlando Magic. Giannis Antetokounmpo continues to be a force to be reckoned with on both ends of the pitch for the Bucks. Mike Budenholzer’s side are hoping to see enough baskets from their other stars to help the two-time MVP.

Orlando Magic Injury Report

Jalen Suggs has been classified by the Orlando Magic as questionable due to a quad injury. But he played against the Brooklyn Nets. He’s still questionable for the same reason against the Milwaukee Bucks. E’Twaun Moore could make his season debut in this game

The other names on the list are those who have yet to play a game this season. This includes starting point guard Markelle Fultz, who is recovering from a knee injury. Jonathan Isaac is recovering from a meniscus tear in his knee, while Michael Carter-Williams is injured in his ankle.

Player: Status: Raison:
Suggs, Jalen Questionable Injury / Illness – Right quad; Contusion
Fultz, Markelle Outside Injury / Illness – Left knee; Ripped ACL recovery
Carter-Williams, Michael Outside Injury / Illness – Left ankle; Recovery of bone fragments
Isaac, Jonathan Outside Injury / Illness – Left knee; Torn meniscus recovery
Moore, E’Twaun Questionable Injury / Illness – Left knee; sprain

Milwaukee Bucks injury report

Starting center Brook Lopez is ramping up to get back to action, but continues to suffer from back pain. Donte DiVincenzo has yet to see any action this season and remains on the sidelines for this game. The other names on the report went to the G-League.

Player: Status: Raison:
DiVincenzo, Donte Outside Injury / Illness – Left foot; Recovering from a tendon injury
Lopez, Brook Outside Injury / Illness – Back; Pain
Kalaitzakis, Georgios Outside G-League – Mission
Mamukelashvili, Sandro Outside G-League – Mission

Good news for Bucks center Brook Lopez, who has been out since opening night on Oct. 19, is progressing towards a comeback for the defending champions and says he has a return goal in mind. More: https://t.co/un4sf0XVW2

Orlando Magic vs Milwaukee Bucks lineup planned

Magic of Orlando

The usual suspects are expected to start for the Orlando Magic against defending champions Milwaukee Bucks. Their best players, Cole Anthony and Jalen Suggs, are expected to occupy the backcourt.

Jalen Suggs tonight: 21 PTS 4 REB3 AST2 STL21 career-high points (10/29 @ TOR) 👏 https://t.co/mydSgk9En1

Orlando’s ultra-big frontline could start again in this game. Rookie Franz Wagner’s mobility and shooting make him the perfect fit for the small attacking role. Wendell Carter Jr. and Mo Bamba are expected to take on the attacking and center duties, respectively.

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The Milwaukee Bucks are perfect this season when their Big Three has played. [Photo: NBA.com]
The Milwaukee Bucks are perfect this season when their Big Three has played. [Photo: NBA.com]

The Milwaukee Bucks Big Three will only play together for the fourth time this season. They must take their usual places in the starting unit. Giannis Antetokounmpo will probably occupy the position of attacker, Khris Middleton the small striker and Jrue Holiday the leader.

Bobby Portis could return to his starting center spot, while Brook Lopez returns from injury. Grayson Allen is expected to play his usual role as a shooting guard.

Orlando Magic vs Milwaukee Bucks: 5s to go

Magic of Orlando

Guard point – Cole Anthony | Shooting guard – Suggestions from Jalen | Small before – Franz Wagner | Forward power – Wendell Carter Jr. | Center – Mo Bamba.

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Guard point – Jrue Holidays | Shooting guard – Grayson Allen | Small before -Kris Middleton | Forward power – Giannis Antetokounmpo | Center – Bobby Portis.

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