Lauri Markkanen News Archive
Markkanen (back) is listed as out for Friday's game against the Bucks, Sam Smith of Bulls.com reports.
Markkanen (back) won't take part in contact during Thursday's practice and is listed as questionable for Friday's game against the Bucks, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Updating a previous report, Markkanen (back) has been ruled out for Wednesday's game against the Jazz.
Markkanen (back) will start Wednesday against the Jazz, Chuck Swirsky of the Bulls Radio Network reports.
Markkanen (back) is now technically a game-time decision after coach Fred Hoiberg noted there's a possibility for a late scratch if the rookie experiences pain during warmups, Mike McGraw of the Chicago Daily Herald reports. But, it was reported earlier in the day that he had been cleared, so Markkanen should likely be considered probable.
Markkanen (back) has been cleared to play Wednesday against the Jazz, Vincent Goodwill of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
Markkanen (back) will go through practice Tuesday and be re-evaluated Wednesday ahead of that day's game against the Jazz.
Markkanen will not play Monday against the Celtics due to back spasms, Nick Friedell of ESPN reports.
Markkanen scored 24 points (8-15 FG, 3-5 3PT, 5-5 FT) to go with 12 rebounds in 33 minutes in Friday's 119-111 overtime win against Charlotte.
Markkanen scored 11 points (4-10 FG, 3-7 3PT) to go along with 10 rebounds, one assist and one block over 32 minutes in Sunday's 100-93 loss to Miami.