CHICAGO —All-Star guard According to coach, a visit to a Los Angeles knee specialist this week went “very well.” According to, LaVine can resume play for the team following the All-Star break.
LaVine had some fluid removed to relieve swelling in his left leg. He will remain off the streets for 48 hours. After that, LaVine will be able to take part in the All-Star Game. He should then return to the Bulls next Monday.
Donovan declared that “Right now, the doctors feel completely fine with him resuming play,” prior to Wednesday's match against the. “Zach felt extremely, very positive about the meeting. … He should rest for about 48 hours before he can resume any activity.
LaVine will also participate in Saturday's 3-point contest before Sunday's All-Star Game. Donovan anticipates that he will be restricted to a certain number of minutes. After scoring an average of 24.6 points, 49 boards and 4.5 assists in the regular season, LaVine was selected to his second consecutive All-Star Game.
The Bulls will host theFebruary 24th in their first game since the All-Star break. Donovan stated that LaVine could be managed on the team's upcoming back-to-back matches.
“Certainly, it's an honor for him. [play in the All-Star Game]The second year. Donovan said that he is still able to play. “The doctors do not feel that he is in any danger by continuing to play.”
LaVine felt discomfort in his knees for several weeks. However, an MRI in January revealed no structural damage. He endured the Bulls' win last Friday against The.Then, he missed the team's three previous games before the break.
Donovan said, “I spoke to him in the late morning and early afternoon — he seemed really happy.” “Felt like it had been a really positive visit and is in a good mental place. He'll be available to go.”
Bulls guardDonovan says that Donovan has seen continued improvement since wrist surgery last month. Donovan believes that he will be able to resume shooting and dribbling within the next 7-10 days.