‘Brooklyn Are So Lucky!’: Twitter Reacts to Latest Injury Update on Bucks’ Jrue Holiday

Published 10/19/2021, 9:33 PM EDT
Jan 9, 2021; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Milwaukee Bucks guard Jrue Holiday (21) celebrates with guard Donte DiVincenzo (0) against the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Bradley Center. Mandatory Credit: Nick Monroe/Handout Photo via USA TODAY Sports


Halfway into the first game of the regular season, the Bucks fans face a minor setback. The third and a very crucial piece of their big three, Jrue Holiday has gotten injured in the first half of the opening game. He has injured his heel and will be out for ret of the game.

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This setback for the Bucks might become detrimental to them holding on to the lead they have in the game. Therefore, we will most likely see Pat Connaughton and Grayson Allen. However, the ideal defensive substitute would be George Hill but the veteran guard might likely see limited minutes. Nevertheless, the fans are skeptical about this injury as they took to Twitter to express what they feel about the injury.

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Fans react to the latest injury update on Jrue Holiday

What does this mean for the Milwaukee Bucks?

Consequently, George Hill looks like the likely substitute for the defensive genius, Jrue Holiday. Nevertheless, the fans will anticipate a detailed update on the injury situation. They will hope that Jrue Holiday can return soon and the injury is not serious.

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However, we are yet to receive a confirmation on if this will affect Jrue Holiday for longer than just a game. It is possible that Budenholzer has taken a precautionary decision to bench Jrue.

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Jun 7, 2021; Brooklyn, New York, USA; Brooklyn Nets forwards Kevin Durant (7) and Blake Griffin (2) and Milwaukee Bucks guard Jrue Holiday (21) try to grab a loose ball in the first quarter during game two in the second round of the 2021 NBA Playoffs. at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports

The Brooklyn Nets are currently struggling to keep up with the Bucks. However, in Jrue‘s absence, maybe James Harden can capitalize on that to gain some momentum. Patty Mills is another player who could maximize on Jrue’s absence after making 5 three-pointers for his 15 points.

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At the end of the third quarter, the Bucks are up by 12 points. Do you think Kevin Durant, Patty Mills and James Harden can lead the Nets to a comeback in this game? Or will Antetokounmpo and the Bucks hold on? Let us know what you think.

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Chaitanya Dadhwal

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Chaitanya Dadhwal is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Even though his journalism is driven by his desire to understand both sides of an argument and give a neutral perspective, he is biased towards Houston Rockets and Arsenal, and he has shown exactly how loyal he can be through tough times. Currently a Law student at Jindal Global Law School, he aims to have his own sports management firm one day and enjoys rap music during his time off.

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