Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine will miss two to 4 weeks with a sprained deltoid ligament in his left ankle, Jim Boylen advised reporters on Wednesday.
“We have gotten all the knowledge we’d like to,” Boylen mentioned. “We really feel secure saying that is type of the place it is at.”
LaVine, who injured his ankle within the Bulls’ loss to the Orlando Magic in Mexico Metropolis on Friday, has already missed two video games. Boylen mentioned the 2 to 4 week timetable is from Wednesday, not from when the harm occurred.
Ryan Arcidiacono has began alongside Kris Dunn within the again courtroom with out LaVine the previous two video games.
On Saturday, Boylen mentioned LaVine had an MRI in San Antonio, the place the staff had a recreation on Sunday, that exposed the harm. LaVine then went again to Chicago to bear additional testing.
LaVine is averaging 23.eight factors, Four.9 rebounds and Four.eight assists per recreation and is the staff’s main scorer. He signed a Four-year, $78 million deal with the Bulls over the summer season.
Boylen additionally mentioned Jabari Parker, who has fallen out of the Bulls’ rotation, continues to endure from a abdomen sickness.
“We’re unsure precisely what it’s but, however we hope to get some solutions because the day goes on,” Boylen mentioned of Parker.