The Milwaukee Bucks, who have not had much good news this season, got some good news yesterday. Monta Ellis has been listed as probable for tonight's game against the Detroit Pistons. Ellis suffered an injury Wednesday night and his status was unknown for tonight.
According to Andrew Gruman of Fox Sports Wisconsin, we can expect to see Ellis on the court tonight against the Pistons.
#Bucks guard Monta Ellis (ankle) didn't do anything in the light workout today, but Jim Boylan expects him to play tomorrow.
— Andrew Gruman (@AndrewGruman) January 10, 2013
Ellis was injured against the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday. He limped off the court near the end of the game and did not practice yesterday. The extent of the injury was not immediately revealed, but the fact that Ellis is probable tonight means it was not too severe.
Ellis has been big for the Bucks this season. He is averaging 19.1 points and 5.5 assists per game this season. This is his second season in Milwaukee after a trade from Golden State. In all, Ellis has spent eight seasons in the NBA. In his career, Ellis has averaged 19.5 points per game and 4.5 assists per game.