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BREAKING: Chicago Bulls Zach LaVine to Miss Several Games

Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine will be out of action due to entering the NBA's league's health and safety protocol.
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The hits just keep on coming for the Chicago Bulls. All-Star guard Zach LaVine is scheduled to miss the next several games according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

The Chicago Bulls are currently on a four-game losing streak, and losing Zach for the next several games isn't going to help them get back into the win column. LaVine was a first-time NBA All-Star in 2021 while averaging 27.5 PPG, 5.1 RPG, and 5.1 APG. LaVine is doing this while shooting 50.6% from the field and 40% from downtown.

The Chicago Bulls have been lacking offensive firepower lately despite adding All-Star center Nikola Vučević. Losing Zach in the midst of a playoff push isn't necessarily ideal. The Chicago Bulls possess the last spot in the new NBA playoff "play-in" currently as the tenth seed. They are also two games away from the fifth pick, which they traded to Orlando for Vučević.

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It will be interesting to see how head coach Billy Donovan handles this situation with his star player being unavailable.