Today, NBA Ekings News revealed that Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine has surgery on his left knee in Los Angeles.
The LaVine announced the surgery was a success, and Zach LaVine is expected to make a full recovery. With LaVine, who is set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer. LaVine suffered from knee discomfort for most of the second half of the season after he landed the wrong timing in the rebound game against the Golden State Warriors on January 14.
Zach LaVine flew to Los Angeles ahead of the All-Stars event to meet with Dr. Neal ElAttrache. He performed LaVine’s anterior cruciate ligament surgery in 2017 and started the procedure on Tuesday. Zach was treated with platelet-rich plasma and cortisone injections and removed the fluid from the left knee. To continue playing throughout the season, he already missed 13 of the team’s last 43 games for knee maintenance.
“I have to go into the off-season and find a way to go back to 100 percent. I played this year with not 100 percent. Therefore, I will need to find the best plan and strategies to get my knees back to normal,” Zach LaVine said in a video conference with reporters. After the Chicago Bulls’ first-round defeat to the Milwaukee Bucks. “Everybody has to deal with things all year; I don’t think anyone plays at 100 percent if you want to play, You have to do everything you can.”
Zach LaVine has averaged 24.4 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 4.5 assists in 67 games this season, while he’s down 47.6% and 38.9% from three shots. He’s been on the All-Star team for the second season in a row. Despite working hard in the second half
At a press conference to close the season, Arturos Carnizovas, vice president of basketball operations for the Chicago Bulls, said he wants Zach LaVine to stay in Chicago for the long term. LaVine’s knee injury will not affect the team’s interest in signing him again this summer.
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