Bulls' Dunn returns from concussion, starts against Raptors

ABS-CBN Sports on Feb 15, 2018 08:47 AM
Bulls' Dunn returns from concussion, starts against Raptors
Kris Dunn NBA file photo

CHICAGO (AP) — Guard Kris Dunn is back in the Chicago Bulls' lineup after missing 11 games because of a concussion.

The second-year pro was starting Wednesday night (Thursday, PHL time) against the Eastern Conference-leading Toronto Raptors. Coach Fred Hoiberg said Dunn would probably play about 20 minutes and sit the fourth quarter.

Dunn is averaging 13.7 points and 6.4 assists. He was injured making a fast-break dunk against the Golden State Warriors on Jan. 17 (Jan. 18, PHL time). He landed awkwardly and his face slammed into the floor, resulting in a concussion and two dislocated front teeth.

Dunn was acquired along with Zach LaVine and Lauri Markkanen from Minnesota in the draft-night trade that sent Jimmy Butler to the Timberwolves. He is expected to compete in the Rising Stars Challenge during All-Star weekend.

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