NBA News: Bulls worries getting bigger
The injury west of the Chicago Bulls do not end. Zach Lavine felt pain in his left knee and will therefore be examined by a specialist in the coming week.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski (espn) Plane Lavine, however, continue to attend the all-star festivities next weekend. The 26-year-old should not only run as All-Star Reservist in the Team Durant, but will continue on Saturday at the Three Point Contest
Already at night on Sunday, Lavine lacked the Bulls in victory against the Oklahoma City Thunder for knee pain, it was not the first time this season. Overall, the Guard missed ten out of 57 games due to persistent knee problems, including five games in a bit, as he suddenly had pain against the Golden State Warriors without opponent.
With a MRI study, however, no structural damage was detected in Lavines left knee. Nevertheless, this causes the bulls to ensure that it is exactly the knee in which the two-time all star in February 2017, then still in the services of Minnesota Timberwolves, the cruciate ligament tore.
Bulls are currently in second place in the East, although Head Coach Billy Donovan team has many failures to cope with numerous failures. With Lonzo Ball (Meniscus Play), Alex Caruso (fracture in the wrist), Derrick Jones Jr. (Broken Finger) and Patrick Williams (ribbons in the wrist) are missing four rotary players long-term injured, and the sloves of lavine come back.
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The 26-year-old still plays an outstanding season. In 47 games, the Guard had an average of 24.6 points, 4.9 rebounds and 4.5 assists at odds of 48.2 percent from the field and 39.9 percent from the triple line.