Denzel Valentine requires ankle surgery, expected to miss four-to-six months

Official release

Nov 19, 2018 4:39 PM ET

Denzel Valentine is expected to miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season after he undergoes surgery.

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls announced today that guard Denzel Valentine has been diagnosed with ongoing ankle instability. After being evaluated by Dr. Bob Anderson, a foot and ankle specialist in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Valentine will undergo a surgical reconstruction by Dr. Anderson the week of Nov. 26 with an anticipated recovery time of four-to-six months.

He is expected to make a full recovery and have a normal summer of offseason training leading into training camp for the 2019-20 season.

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