ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Milwaukee Bucks forward Luc Richard Mbah a Moute participated in practice Monday for the first time since suffering a turf toe injury on March 10 in Sacramento.
The injury is to his big toe on his right foot and has caused him to miss Milwaukee's last eight games. Mbah a Moute is hoping to play Wednesday in Philadelphia, but will wait to see how the toe responds Tuesday.
Mbah a Moute felt a pain in his foot after he scored on a layup against the Kings. He left the game, but returned for the second half. He hasn't played since.
"I'm feeling better," Mbah a Moute said. "I started working out a little bit. It's still painful and stuff like that, but it's definitely getting better.
"I still have a lot of pain with cutting and pushing off of it really hard. I'd like to come back and play but that just depends on how this thing heals. I'm pretty optimistic. We'll see tomorrow in practice. I have a couple more days to see if I can get this thing going and see if I can ...