Bulls Zach LaVine to debut same night as his bobble head

Rare | 1/11/2018 | Amelia Finefrock
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LaVine is slated to play Saturday when the Bulls host the Pistons — the same night as his bobblehead will be shared with fans.

According to WGN, LaVine was acquired in a draft-day trade that sent Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to a news outlet.

LaVine - Debut - News - Outlet - Surgery

LaVine’s debut, according to the news outlet, happens after a surgery on a torn ACL in his left knee 11 months ago. And lucky for LaVine, his debut is the same night as the plan for the Bull’s to share LaVine’s likeness with fans.

Last season, according to WGN, LaVine averaged 18.9 points per game for Minnesota and has not played since tearing his ACL during a Feb. 3 game versus Detroit. Back on Feb.14th the 22-year-old had surgery and was traded to Chicago along with Kris Dunn and the pick used to select Lauri Markkanen.

News - Outlet - Thanks - LaVine - Regimen

According to the news outlet, thanks to LaVine’s rehab regimen – he is ready to get back on the court for team’s final 40 games. Chicago’s executive vice president of basketball operations, John Paxson, said Tuesday will begin to limit LaVine to 20 minutes per game, easing him back gradually into the rotation.

Paxson said to the news outlet that the team has yet to decide whether LaVine will start or come off the bench. WGN reports, according to Paxson, that Chicago will not play LaVine in the second game of consecutive contests on Feb. 9-10 due to precautionary reasons.

Continuation - Rehab - News - Outlet - Approach

“This is the continuation and ending of his rehab,” he said to the news outlet. “That’s how we’re looking at it. We’re going to continue a conservative approach with him. He has done everything at such a...
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