Bulls Guard Expected To Be Done For Season

Chicago Bulls guard Lonzo Ball is reportedly expected to be done for the rest of the season, per Shams Charania of The Athletic.

The 24-year-old has been out since January after undergoing knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee. Unfortunately, Ball is still feeling some discomfort on his knee, which has put a dent on his recovery process.

This is definitely sad news for Bulls fans, who are still expecting the 6-foot-6 point guard to return in the hopes that he could still play in the postseason. 

Ball was having a strong first campaign in Chicago before getting hurt. In 35 games, the former UCLA Bruin averaged 13.0 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 5.1 assists. He also shot a career-high 42.3 percent from beyond the three-point arc.

The Bulls have been ravaged with several injuries throughout the season, which is one of the reasons they have dropped off in the Eastern Conference standings since racing out to the top to begin the campaign.

Chicago is currently at 6th in the playoff picture. With three games remaining in the schedule, they do seem to be a lock for an outright postseason berth. 

It's just unfortunate that Lonzo Ball might not be there for the franchise's return to the playoffs for the first time since 2017. 

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