After initial confusion, Bucks' Patrick Beverley clears up status on injured wrist

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Patrick Beverley devastated Milwaukee Bucks fans on Wednesday by posting a picture saying that he could be out of the lineup for three to four months with an injured wrist.

On his podcast, the Pat Bev Pod, the guard went more in depth on the situation, saying that he hurt his right wrist prior to Milwaukee's recent game against the OKC Thunder, a game he not only played, but one in which he played fairly well. However, he missed the team's loss against the Los Angeles Lakers, and his status moving forward was up in the air.

During the podcast episode, Beverley hinted that he would try to play through the injury, which will need to be surgically repaired at some point. Per the man himself, Beverley confirmed that he is going to give it a go moving forward, opting to put off surgery, so all of the Milwaukee Bucks fans who were looking for other backup point guard options currently available can pause that.

After initial confusion, Bucks' Patrick Beverley clears up status on injured wrist

It remains to be seen how much this wrist injury will impact Beverley's on-court play, but having him available will be crucial from several standpoints. First off, he's a vocal presence from the moment he steps in the arena, giving this team a sizeable sparkplug. Also, he's a strong perimeter defender who can take on multiple different positions, something that has helped the Milwaukee Bucks mightily.

He's likely going to be limited in some way, shape or form. On the podcast, he said there was some pain in that wrist when he shot against the Thunder. That could certainly hinder him moving forward, making him less of a threat when he's given looks from 3-point territory. The Bucks brought him in for the defense, but that floor spacing was welcomed as well.

Beverley's willingness to put off surgery to continue playing despite the injury shows his commitment to the team and desire to win an NBA title with the Milwaukee Bucks. Now, it's all about getting the proper treatment daily to keep that right wrist in the best shape as possible.

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