PHOENIX – Milwaukee Bucks guard Thanasis Antetokounmpo entered the NBA Health and Safety Protocol on Saturday and was ruled out of Game 5 of the NBA Finals.
Antetokounmpo, the older brother of two-time NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, was not listed on the injury report.
Antetokounmpo, who will turn 29 on Sunday, has played a total of 45 minutes in 13 playoff games. He played 93 seconds in Milwaukee’s Game 3 victory, the only time he participated in the first four games of the NBA Finals.
Phoenix Suns star Chris Paul missed the first two games of the Western Conference Final after testing positive for COVID-19