The Chicago Bulls will be without their spark plug off the bench for a little while longer.
Following DeMar DeRozan leaving Monday’s game against the Celtics with a right quadriceps strain, the Bulls announced on Tuesday that Javonte Green will undergo an arthroscopic debridement on his right knee on Wednesday.
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Green has missed the last five games, and 13 games total this season, dealing with soreness in his knee, which will be re-evaluated after two weeks following the surgery.
Reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, there’s hope that Green ‘can return to the lineup in approximately a month’ following the procedure.
In 28 games this season, Green is averaging 5.9 points and 2.9 rebounds per game on 38.2 percent from downtown.
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