Bucks' DiVincenzo suffers torn ligament, out rest of playoffs

MIAMI, FLORIDA - MAY 27: Donte DiVincenzo #0 of the Milwaukee Bucks reacts after injuring his ankle against the Miami Heat during the second quarter in Game Three of the Eastern Conference first-round playoff series at American Airlines Arena on May

Milwaukee Bucks guard Donte DiVincenzo will miss the remainder of the 2021 Playoffs due to a torn ligament in his left ankle. The injury occurred in the second period of the Bucks’ Game 3 win at Miami Thursday night.

DiVincenzo, 24, underwent an MRI and subsequent examination Friday in Miami by team physician Dr. Carole Vetter of the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network. A news release from the Bucks indicates the MRI revealed the injury. Further updates will be provided as appropriate.

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In three playoff games (all starts), DiVincenzo averaged 2.7 points, 6.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.0 steal in 23.3 minutes per game. In 66 regular-season games (all starts) he averaged 10.4 points, 5.8 rebounds and 3.1 assists in 27.5 minutes per game – all career-high totals.