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Kris Dunn Out At Least 4-6 More Weeks With MCL Sprain

Kris Dunn Out At Least 4-6 More Weeks With MCL Sprain

Kris Dunn underwent an MRI and re-examination on Friday, Feb. 14 by Dr. Brian Cole at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush. He will continue his current rehabilitation program of his medial collateral ligament sprain for the next 4-6 weeks before progressing to functional training. A determination will be made at that time if additional treatment is required. Full article @ Kris Dunn Out At Least 4-6 More Weeks With MCL Sprain Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap

Kris Dunn Could Miss Remainder Of Season With MCL Injury

Kris Dunn Could Miss Remainder Of Season With MCL Injury

Kris Dunn could miss the remainder of the season with a sprained MCL. The Chicago Bulls have yet to officially provide an update on Dunn’s status since Feb. 4 when they said he would be reexamined in two weeks. The injury occurred when Thaddeus Young took a charge and inadvertently crashed into Dunn’s knee on the first possession of a Jan. 31 road game against the Nets. Dunn suffered a similar injury last season and missed 23 games. …

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Bulls Looking To Restructure Front Office, Add Executive To Take Over Basketball Operations

Bulls Looking To Restructure Front Office, Add Executive To Take Over Basketball Operations

Chicago Bulls president Michael Reinsdorf is researching candidates to take over the team’s basketball operations, league sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. The current front office structure involving John Paxson-Gar Forman is unlikely to continue following this season, adds Wojnarowski. Joe Cowley of the Chicago Sun-Times reported that the Bulls are looking for a general manager “with a louder voice,” and that conversations have been through back channels without any formal interviews. The goal is for Paxson to be given…

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Kris Dunn Out With MCL Sprain In Right Knee

Kris Dunn Out With MCL Sprain In Right Knee

Kris Dunn has been ruled out with an MCL sprain in his right knee. There is no timetable for his return. Dunn, who is averaging 7.3 points and 3.6 rebounds on the season, suffered the injury on Friday night against the Nets. Full article @ Kris Dunn Out With MCL Sprain In Right Knee Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap

Lauri Markkanen Out 4-6 Weeks With Stress Reaction In Right Pelvis

Lauri Markkanen Out 4-6 Weeks With Stress Reaction In Right Pelvis

Lauri Markkanen underwent an MRI of his right hip at Rush Hospital on Jan. 23 which revealed an early stress reaction of his right pelvis. Following a period of rest, Markkanen will resume basketball related activities with a full return anticipated in 4-6 weeks. Further updates will be provided as appropriate. Full article @ Lauri Markkanen Out 4-6 Weeks With Stress Reaction In Right Pelvis Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap

Daniel Gafford To Miss 2-4 Weeks With Dislocated Thumb

Daniel Gafford To Miss 2-4 Weeks With Dislocated Thumb

Daniel Gafford is expected to miss the next 2-4 weeks with a dislocated thumb, league sources told Shams Charania of The Athletic. Gafford had been starting in place of Wendell Carter Jr. at center. Gafford is averaging 4.8 points and 2.4 rebounds on the season. Full article @ Daniel Gafford To Miss 2-4 Weeks With Dislocated Thumb Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap

Denzel Valentine After Getting Benched: 'I'm Definitely Not Happy About It'

Denzel Valentine After Getting Benched: 'I'm Definitely Not Happy About It'

Denzel Valentine expressed his displeasure after getting benched by Jim Boylen over a week ago. ”I’m definitely not happy about it. I’m a competitor. I want to play, I want to be productive … He didn’t really say why. He’s the coach, and he feels like he wants to do that,” said Valentine. Valentine, a restricted free agent this summer, has yet to demand a trade. Sources indicated to Joe Cowley of the Chicago Sun-Times that Valentine is not a…

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Max Strus Suffers Torn ACL In G League Showcase

Max Strus Suffers Torn ACL In G League Showcase

Max Strus sustained a torn ACL and bone bruise to his left knee on Dec. 21 in the Windy City Bulls game against the Lakeland Magic at the G League Winter Showcase. The diagnosis was confirmed by an MRI and a physical exam. Strus will undergo surgery in approximately three weeks after his swelling and discomfort resolves, and he is expected to be out for eight-to-12 months. The Bulls signed Strus to a Two-Way contract on Oct. 22. He averaged…

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John Paxson Says He Remains 'Committed' To Jim Boylen

John Paxson Says He Remains 'Committed' To Jim Boylen

John Paxson reaffirmed his commitment to Jim Boylen despite the Chicago Bulls’ struggles this season in an interview with K.C. Johnson of NBC Sports Chicago. “We’re committed to Jim. There’s no quick fix to this. We’re not thinking of making any changes. Jim is a grinder. He’s going to keep grinding. One thing I respect immensely about him is he’s willing to listen to ideas. The thing he and I do is talk basketball. When I see things, he listens…

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