According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Young will not be on the court for Game 5 against the Milwaukee Bucks. The news comes just two days after the Hawks stunned the Bucks without Young on the court in Game 4.
The star’s point guard suffered a large bone in his right foot after leaving an official in Sunday’s Game 3.
“Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young (foot) is out for Game 5 vs. Bucks tonight,” Woj reported on Thursday. “Young will continue rehabilitation with hopes of playing in the Eastern Conference Game 6 finals on Saturday in Atlanta.”
ESPN Source and @malika_andrews: Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young (foot) is out for Game 5 vs Bucks tonight. Young will continue rehabilitation with hopes of playing in the Eastern Conference Final Game 6 on Saturday in Atlanta.
– Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 1, 2021
That’s right, both Milwaukee and Atlanta will miss their best players when the essential council competition cuts off on Thursday night.
Giannis is still recovering from a knee injury he suffered on Tuesday night. Fortunately, Antetokounmpo did not suffer any ligament damage when he hyperextended his knee, but he is still not ready to speak just yet.
Game 5 tips in the evening at 8:30 pm ET on TNT.