Chicago Bulls Make Painful Decision About Lonzo Ball


He hasn't played since January of 2022; his mysterious knee injury is still causing him pain. After two surgeries and over a year of rehab, Lonzo Ball is still not able to play basketball. Now, according to NBA Insider Shams Charania, the Chicago Bulls have made the inevitable (and painful) decision to shut Ball down for the remainder of the season. 

Ball has continued to experience pain and discomfort in his left knee. His last NBA game was Jan. 14, 2022.

The 25-year-old had a second surgery on the knee back in September, but continued to be unable to do things like walk upstairs without pain. 

Ball signed a 4-year, $80M contract with the Bulls before the 2021-22 season, and in his 35 games, averaged 13 points, 5.1 assists and 5.4 rebounds, while shooting 42.3% from 3-point range.

The Bulls recently hit the buyout market to add another prominent name to their backcourt.

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