Bulls' Markkanen to miss 6 to 8 weeks after elbow injury

ABS-CBN Sports on Sep 29, 2018 06:53 PM
Bulls' Markkanen to miss 6 to 8 weeks after elbow injury
CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 7: Lauri Markkanen #24 of the Chicago Bulls dunks the ball during the game against the Memphis Grizzlies on March 7, 2018 at United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jeff Haynes/NBAE via Getty Images)

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen will miss at least six weeks because of a left elbow injury.

The Bulls said Friday that Markkanen was hurt in practice Thursday and that an MRI showed a high grade lateral elbow sprain.

From Finland, Markkanen, averaged 15.2 points and 7.5 rebounds in 68 games as a rookie last season.

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