As per reports from Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN NBA, there is an Unlikely chance that Chicago Bulls guard Lonzo Ball to Return for the remainder of the 2021-22 seasons.
Ball, a former No.2 draft pick, had been suffering from injury and reportedly suffered another setback with his left knee injury as he stepped for a Return.
Ball recently released a statement on Tuesday saying that “No final decision has been made, but a meeting in the coming days that is expected to include Bulls officials and Ball’s representatives at Klutch Sports is increasingly likely to culminate with shutting. Down Ball for the rest of the season.”
Billy Donovan, Ball’s coach, recently provided an update on Ball’s knee recovery.
He said, “I would imagine we’ll probably have a little more once everybody sits down and talks in the next day or two
” He further added, “It’s disappointing from the standpoint you were hoping that the time he had off would help maybe propel him going forward to do a little bit more. But that certainly hasn’t been the case.” Before Tuesday night’s 127-106 home loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.
Ball has not been playing since January 14 he had surgery on his knee to repair a slight meniscus tear. In his first season in Chicago, Ball was averaging 13.0 points with 5.4 rebounds and 5.1 assists. He has played only 35 games which is the lowest in his five-year career.
Since that season, the Chicago squad was from the No.1 position to the No.5 position in the Eastern Conference position.