MILWAUKEE -- Trying to snap out of a funk in which they've lost five of their last six games, the Milwaukee Bucks will be shorthanded for the near future.
Backup point guard Beno Udrih and small forward Mike Dunleavy were ruled out for Saturday night against the Celtics. Udrih will miss one to two weeks with a sprained right ankle suffered during Friday's loss to Minnesota. Dunleavy was also injured Friday, clipped in the back of the knee, and is day-to-day.
"He went out a little bit ago and tried to go, but he can't go," Bucks coach Scott Skiles said of Dunleavy before Saturday's game. "I don't know if it will be one game or multiple games, but I can tell you that he is very sore."
Udrih's injury comes at a position where the Bucks lack depth. The veteran has filled his role well, averaging 8.3 points and 3.3 assists per game in 18 minutes per game off the bench. Without another true point guard on the roster, rookie Doron Lamb will get a chance to play more minutes.