Bulls’ Porter (foot) out no less than two extra weeks

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FILE PHOTO: Nov 5, 2019; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Bulls ahead Otto Porter Jr. (22) reacts after his three pointer within the second half towards the Los Angeles Lakers at United Middle. Necessary Credit score: Quinn Harris-USA TODAY Sports activities

Chicago Bulls swingman Otto Porter Jr. will miss no less than two extra weeks as he recovers from a left foot damage.

The crew mentioned Wednesday that Porter underwent one other MRI, and the scan confirmed bone bruising that didn’t present up on the primary MRI. The bruising is “constant along with his ongoing signs,” the Bulls disclosed in an announcement.

Porter has not performed for the reason that Bulls’ 113-93 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Nov. 6. In 12 minutes in that sport, he collected 13 factors, 4 rebounds, two assists and two steals.

Earlier than the damage, he had began all 9 video games for the Bulls to begin the season, averaging 11.2 factors, three.four rebounds and 1.6 assists.

In his seventh NBA season, which additionally included 41 video games with the Washington Wizards in 2018-19, Porter has profession averages of 11.zero factors, 5.zero rebounds and 1.5 rebounds in 408 video games (295 begins).

—Area Degree Media