The Chicago Bulls announced Thursday that guard Kobe White will rest at least until the second half of training camp. After undergoing surgery to repair a left shoulder injury he suffered over the weekend
The team said the injury occurred while White The team said White would be reevaluated in four months. That means the update will take place before the mid-October of the 2021-22 regular season that kicks off in mid-October. The NBA will adjust itself to the regular calendar after the past two seasons were abandoned due to the COVID pandemic. -19
White, 21, has played up and down the season two, averaging 15.1 points, 4.1 rebounds and 4.8 assists while shooting 41.8% off the field and 35.9% from three points in 69 games in 54 games. The latter almost came off the bench only as a rookie.
“This year it has been up and down for him,” Bulls coach Billy Donovan told reporters in Chicago last month. “But I’ve always said this about him. he has good intentions he is flexible And he has great bounce ability. After the trade ends I think he can find a stand and play basketball very well for us.”
After missing the playoffs The Bulls will wait to see if they keep the draft. which Chicago traded with Orlando Magic in March This is part of the deal for the Chicago All-Star Nicola Vusevic Center, which is now ranked eighth in the lottery. Will continue to pick if it jumps into the top four of the lottery. It was slated to take place on June 22. Chicago was picked fourth in last year’s draft. It used Patrick Williams after seventh pick two years ago when White (2019) and Wendell Carter Jr. (2018) were centered.