Nikola Mirotic suffers thumb fracture, out 2-4 weeks

Mirotic will miss the rest of the regular season and possibly part of the postseason.

Nikola Mirotic might miss the first part of the post season.   -  (Getty Images)

The Bucks will have to fare without Nikola Mirotic for the rest of the regular season.

The forward suffered a fractured and sprained thumb in Tuesday's win over the Lakers, the team announced on Wednesday.

Per The Athletic, Mirotic's timetable to return is two to four weeks. There is a good chance Mirotic will miss the first part of the post season, which starts in about three weeks.

Despite the thumb injury, he scored 23 points in 24 minutes in Milwaukee's 115-101 win over Los Angeles.

Mirotic has been a key player off the bench since the Bucks acquired him from the Pelicans in February. He's appeared in 14 games and has averaged 11.6 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.4 assists in that time frame.

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