Bulls' Alex Caruso To Miss Time

Chicago Bulls guard Alex Caruso is set to have surgery for his fractured wrist. Due to this, he will be out for at least the next six to eight weeks. 

Caruso sustained his injury during Friday night's contest against the Milwaukee Bucks. While driving the ball, he was hit hard by Grayson Allen. Following it, Allen was ejected and was given a Flagrant 2 foul. When seeing as how the 27-year-old was injured by this, it honestly wasn't too surprising of a decision. 

This is very hard news for the Bulls, as Caruso has been one of their top role players. In 28 games so far this season, he has averaged 8.4 points, 3.9 rebounds, and 3.9 assists. With that, he also has been playing a career-high 27.7 minutes per contest. Thus, even though he isn't the biggest star on the team, he is still an important part of their roster that they will go on without. 

The Bulls are currently second place in the Eastern Conference with a 28-16 record. They also have won just four out of their 10 games, so losing another player like Caruso stings even more because of this rough patch. Furthermore, although they are just 0.5 games behind the Brooklyn Nets, they are also only three games ahead of the seventh-place Charlotte Hornets. Therefore, they need to win and win often. 

Nevertheless, here's to hoping Caruso can return after being re-evaluated.

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