ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Milwaukee Bucks forward Mike Dunleavy was back at practice Monday and expects to play Tuesday against Indiana.
"I had a good day at practice, it feels pretty good," Dunleavy said. "Hopefully I'll be able to play tomorrow night. Unless something acts up tomorrow after a full day of practice, I'm hopeful to play."
Bucks coach Scott Skiles was away from the team Monday due to an illness. Assistant coach Jim Boylan ran practice, but Skiles is expected to coach the team Tuesday against the Pacers.
For Dunleavy, who suffered a bone bruise on Nov. 30 when a Timberwolves player clipped the back of his knee on a box out, the recovery process has been frustrating. The term "day-to-day" is tossed around quite a bit in sports, but his injury truly was. Most days he'd try to test the knee, only to find he still wasn't ready.
"The injury was one of those where you don't know if it was going to be a couple days or a couple of weeks," Dunleavy said. "I'm still getting over it, ...