No date yet for energetic winger Javonte Green to return to Bulls


Often not a Bulls coach Billy Donovan One of his players is still in the rehab process, talking about not being able to run or cut, and we’re not talking about point guards. Lonzo Ball.

But on Monday, Donovan spoke about a possible timetable for the forward Javonte Green He returned from right knee surgery and didn’t deliver much great news.

Donovan said Green didn’t have any setbacks, but didn’t say when Green would return to the rotation.

“He’s not running now,” Donovan said. With the All-Star break looming, it’s going to be another big moment for him.”

In the 28 games Green has played this season (including one start), he is averaging 5.9 points and 2.9 rebounds. But he ties his second on the plus/minus team at plus-55.

The Bulls announced Green’s surgery in early January, and the All-Star break was a checkpoint for him to have a more detailed timetable for his return.

“No, I just think there’s some kind of build-up that they usually do.” He’s doing some exercise in the weight room.

Green wasn’t the only defensive player.guard Alex Caruso Missed two games in a row with a sprained leg. This was his eighth game of the season in which Caruso has been sidelined with various injuries.

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spurs coach Gregg Popovich He never hid his growing frustration with the league’s increasing focus on three-pointers, and reiterated his stance ahead of the game against the Bulls.

“We need a 4-point shot and a 5-point shot to make it a complete circus,” Popovich said. “Make it a carnival for the fans so they can scream when someone hits five points. It’s so boring.”

He was then asked if he thought the league would ever feel pressure to change the three-point distance.

“We can’t change it because it’s analytically true,” Popovich said. , score more haste points and could probably make 7 threes and they would make 14… Game over.

“Three-point’s focus on the game keeps other elements to a minimum.”

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Kyrie IrvingThe Nets’ trade to the Mavericks is the latest example of a power star in the NBA.

“It’s a player-driven league, and players probably have a ‘listen, I could be traded at any moment. If I don’t think this is a very good fit for me and me,’ point of view. If they want to see something different, there are avenues and opportunities for them to go there and talk,” Donovan said.

Veteran Center Andre Drummond I had a similar take.

“It’s the NBA for you,” he said. I hope it works out for him.”


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Written by Natalia Chi

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