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Another Day, Another Bull Affected By COVID-19

Jones Jr. is the fifth Bulls player to enter the NBA's COVID health and safety protocols.
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When will the madness stop?! Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports that Bulls forward Derrick Jones Jr. has entered the NBA's healthy and safety protocols.

Jones Jr. joins Javonte Green, DeMar DeRozan, Coby White, and Matt Thomas in the protocol. Prior to this update, Jones Jr. had just entered the starting lineup due to the Bulls being shorthanded.

In 22 games this season, Derrick Jones Jr. has averaged 7.0 PPG, 3.5 RPG, 1 BPG. He has shot 58% from the field and 32% from downtown in 18.5 MPG.

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