INDIANAPOLIS — Pacers guard Victor Oladipo, who missed 11 games with a knee injury, will start against the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night,” coach Nate McMillan said.

McMillan said the minutes of Oladipo could be restricted, however he didn’t disclose exactly how many minutes that the All-Star would play with.

Tuesday, oladipo experienced the full practice.

“[He is ] feeling improved,” McMillan said Wednesday. “He had a couple methods — went live in practice and felt good. He’s not experiencing any pain, which was what we were awaiting”

Oladipo is averaging 21.4 points and 6.6 rebounds per game this season.

During his absence, the Pacers went 7-4 and therefore so are riding a four-game winning streak entering Wednesday’s game vs. the Bucks.

“As I have told him, slowly try to work yourself back in. He has been outside for a number of matches and he’s excited. The fan base, I am convinced, is certainly going to be eager to see him and get him back on the floor.”

Oladipo initially injured his knee Nov. 7 and hammering it further when he dropped into the crowd in a match on Nov. 17 and didn’t go back.

For the Bucks, Giannis Antetokounmpo, that was sidelined with neck soreness in the team’s last match against Cleveland, will be available from the Pacers. Pat Connaughton, that missed that match with a knee injury, is available to playwith.


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