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Sports NBA: Worries about Bulls star? Lavine struck

08:05  28 october  2021
08:05  28 october  2021 Source:   spox.com

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Zach Lavine has sprained his left thumb, this revealed an investigation on Tuesday. The All-Star Guard could continue to be available to Bulls despite the injury.

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"I think, currently it's about finding out how I can minimize the pain and spare the thumb," said Lavine on Wednesday compared to ESPN . When training the Bulls, the 26-year-old carried a tape around the charged thumb and tested the possible load using multiple dribbling drills.

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The High Flyer has been having aware of the high flyer. The injury to the thumb, he moved to the victory of Bulls against the Raptors (111: 108) in the night from Monday to Tuesday.

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"As long as he does not get another blow to the thumb, he should heal quickly," says Bulls-Coach Billy Donovan. Since the shooting hand lavines is not affected, the impairment is not too big. Nevertheless, the franchise would not want to take a high risk.

"Of course I do not want to put myself in danger. I do not have all the information yet. I will see how I feel tomorrow and then make a decision," explained the Bulls star. "But you know me if somehow is possible to play despite the injury, I will do it."

should be the All-Star, this would have a herber setback for the Bulls, that have laid the best season start since the MJ era. In the night on Friday, the team from the Windy City from a native backdrop against the New York Knicks.

DeRozan, LaVine help Bulls beat Raptors for 4th straight win .
TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 26 points against his former team, Zach LaVine had 22 points and the Chicago Bulls opened their season with four straight wins for the first time since 1996-97, holding off the Toronto Raptors 111-108 on Monday night. Nikola Vucevic scored 17 points and Lonzo Ball had 15 as the Bulls won their fourth straight meeting with Toronto. Ball shot 5 for 9 from 3-point range. OG Anunoby scored 22 points and Gary Trent Jr. had 18 as the struggling Raptors lost for the third time in four games. Toronto’s Fred VanVleet scored 15 points and set a career high with 17 assists.

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