CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bulls guard Coby White had surgical procedure Thursday on his left shoulder after injuring it over the weekend.
The crew stated White was harm “whereas engaged in basketball actions away from the crew” and can be reevaluated in 4 months, throwing into query his standing for coaching camp and the season opener.
White averaged 15.1 factors and 4.eight assists whereas beginning 54 of the 69 video games he performed in final season — his second within the NBA. He began his remaining 18 video games and averaged 17.6 factors and 5.9 assists whereas making about 40% of his 3-pointers. His decision-making additionally was higher throughout that stretch.
The Bulls completed 11th within the Japanese Convention at 31-41, two video games behind Charlotte for the ultimate event play-in spot and out of the postseason for the fourth straight yr.
The NBA informed groups Thursday that it intends to return to a standard schedule subsequent season, with coaching camps opening in late September and the common season set to start on Oct. 19.
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