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Bulls' Lauri Markkanen (right pelvis) out 4-6 weeks

NBA.com Staff

Chicago Bulls third-year forward Lauri Markkanen will be out at least 4-6 weeks with a pelvis injury, the team announced.

“Chicago Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen underwent an MRI of his right hip at Rush Hospital on Jan. 23 which revealed an early stress reaction of his right pelvis,” the statement reads. “Following a period of rest, Markkanen will resume basketball related activities with a full return anticipated in 4-6 weeks.”

Markkanen, 22, is averaging 15.0 points and 6.5 rebounds — both career lows — in 46 starts for the Bulls.

The Bulls (17-29) enter Friday’s game against the Sacramento Kings as 10th in the Eastern Conference.

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