Bucks rule Giannis Antetokounmpo (back) out again for Game 3

Giannis Antetokounmpo, the standout player for the Milwaukee Bucks, was ruled out for Game 3,

Milwaukee's series against the Miami Heat on Saturday night due to a lower back injury. This was his second straight game without playing.

Since suffering a back injury while tumbling to the ground after colliding with Miami's Kevin Love on Sunday, Antetokounmpo has been sidelined from competition.

Before Game 3 on Saturday, Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer stated, "He's just not ready to go.

" "I don't think it usually happens in a linear fashion. He is unable to leave his current location. We'll keep an eye on him, collaborate with him, and pray for the best.

Earlier in the week, Budenholzer expressed optimism regarding Antetokounmpo's condition, stating that the two-time MVP has been making improvement.

In Game 1, Antetokounmpo played 11 minutes, making an attempt to comeback from the injury in the second quarter,

But his movement was limited and he was eventually taken out of the game.