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Bucks’ John Henson out two weeks with ankle injury. That sucks.

Dec 30, 2013, 3:55 PM EST

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In his last 10 games, Milwaukee’s John Henson has averaged 15.9 points a game on 56.3 percent shooting plus pulled down 10.7 rebounds a game. He has started to find a groove with this team and just as Larry Sanders has returned and we get to see the Bucks’ frontcourt of the future.

Except now Henson is out at least two weeks according to coach Larry Drew, tweets Aron Yohannes. The injury is described as a left leg injury similar to a high ankle sprain. Which probably means a high ankle sprain.

This means a whole lot of Sanders and Ersan Ilyasova, I guess. Miroslav Raduljica and Ekpe Udoh will get some minutes off the bench. Either that or Drew has to give minutes to

Henson has been playing well lately and as mentioned earlier in this post it was time for Drew to give Sanders and Henson some extended run next to each other. It’s not about winning this season it’s about building a foundation for the future and you need to see if these two guys playing next to each other can be that.

Now all that will have to wait. Which sucks.

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