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A sprained right wrist and soreness in his knees will keep Drew Gooden out of the lineup Friday when the Milwaukee Bucks face the Magic in Orlando.
Head coach Scott Skiles told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that Gooden, who has been starting at center in place of Andrew Bogut, did not join the team on the trip to Orlando but might be able to join the team Sunday when it travels to New Jersey to face the Nets.
"It's not impossible that he would meet us in Jersey," Skiles told the J-S at the team's morning shootaround. "But we left him home to get multiple treatments and see how he responds."
In the 13 games since Bogut went down with a broken ankle injury in Milwaukee's 105-99 victory at Houston Jan. 25, Gooden has averaged 17.4 points and 7.0 rebounds. He has scored 20 or more points six times and only once finished in single digits.
In all, Gooden has appeared in 27 of the Bucks' 29 games this season, making 17 starts. He's averaging 12.7 points and 6.1 rebounds per game while shooting 43.3 percent from the field.
Skiles said that Jon Leuer and Ersan Illyasova will start Friday at power forward and center, with Luc Richard Mbah a Moute coming off the bench. br>
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Drew Gooden has been hampered with a wrist injury.
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