Bucks: Donte DiVincenzo out rest of season

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The Bucks have been the NBA’s best team throughout the regular season.

But their depth keeps taking hits.

Malcolm Brogdon, Nikola Mirotic and Pau Gasol are all out with significant injuries. And now so is Donte DiVincenzo.

Bucks release:

Under the supervision of team physician Dr. William Raasch, Milwaukee Bucks guard Donte DiVincenzo will undergo a biologic injection at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin to help address the bilateral heel bursitis that has forced him to miss 28 games this season.

The recovery period following the injection will keep DiVincenzo out for the remainder of the regular season and playoffs.

This has been an rather pedestrian season for DiVincenzo, the No. 17 pick in last year’s draft. Certainly, his injury contributed to that.

Hopefully, he’ll return to full strength by next season. If the Bucks lose Brogdon in free agency, that’d open the door for DiVincenzo to enter the rotation with Tony Snell at shooting guard.

In the meantime, DiVincenzo was unlikely to crack Milwaukee’s playoff rotation this year. Still – especially with Brogdon sidelined – it would have been nice to have him available for insurance.