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Giannis Antetokounmpo listed as out again Wednesday vs. [UPDATE]

Bucks All-Star will sit out a second game after the birth of his son.

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo shoots over New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson during the second half at the Smoothie King Center. Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

UPDATE: Feb. 11, 5:45 p.m. — Giannis is listed as out again for Wednesday’s game vs. the Pacers following the birth of his son on Monday. With The Greek Freak sidelined Monday night against the Kings, Khris Middleton came through as the chalk play of the night, scoring 28 points with 11 rebounds, just two assists shy of a triple-double. Eric Bledsoe scored 28 points with eight rebounds and eight assists. Ersan Ilyasova had seven points and eight boards starting in place of Giannis. We could see similar trends against Indiana.

UPDATE: Feb. 10, 7:32 p.m. Ersan Ilyasova will start in place of Antetokounmpo vs. the Kings. This has been the norm when Giannis sits. Ilyasova is an OK value play, but doesn’t offer much upside despite the increase in minutes.

Milwaukee Bucks PF Giannis Antetokounmpo is listed as out for Monday night’s game vs. the Sacramento Kings. Giannis is away from the team due to personal reasons following the birth of his son.

With Giannis out, Khris Middleton ($7,900) gets a massive boost on DraftKings. The last time Giannis sat, Middleton dropped 51 points on the Wizards. That may not be the case again, but at this price, Middleton is a good cash-game option along with Eric Bledsoe ($6,800) and Donte DiVincenzo ($4,100).