ST. FRANCIS, WIS. -- It hasn't been an easy road back for Milwaukee Bucks forward Luc Richard Mbah a Moute. The surgery he had on his right knee to relieve patellar tendinitis is rare, and it's not a black and white recovery process.
Still, Mbah a Moute is sensing that he's getting close to returning to the floor.
"I'm close," Mbah a Moute said after practice Friday. "I'm just out there working out now. I'm getting better pretty much every week, I think sometime by the end of the month I should be out there practicing and playing a short time after that. I'm excited about that."
Mbah a Moute, 26, hasn't set an exact target date for his return and doesn't want to rush back.
"I want to be out there, no matter what," he said. "But I have to be conscious of what I've been through and what I'm going through. I don't want to go through this again. I have to do whatever I can to make sure I'm 100 percent before I step out there so that stuff doesn't flare up again and so I can just play t...