Bulls guard Valentine out 3-4 weeks after ankle scope

Source: http://www.fanragsports.com — Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Chicago Bulls guard Denzel Valentine had an up-and-down rookie year. He received sporadic playing time throughout the year, often finding himself completely out of head coach Fred Hoiberg’s rotation. With the season over, he’s facing nearly a month of rehab on the ankle he sprained twice during the season. Denzel Valentine had scope of left ankle he sprained twice during season and faces 3-4 weeks of rehab. Expected to be back for summer lge. — K.C. Johnson (@KCJHoop) May 17, 2017 The 23-year-old Valentine was drafted No. 14 overall by the Bulls in the 2016 NBA Draft after four seasons at Michigan State. Despite the prevailing opinion on Valentine being that he’s not fast or athletic enough to be a point guard in the NBA, the Bulls loved the guard for his stat-stuffing season season. In his final year under Tom Izzo, Valentine averaged 19.2 points, 7.8 assists, and 7.5 rebounds per game. The Bulls are expecting Valentine to be healthy in time for the summer league in Las Vegas, where he was a star last year. Chicago went undefeated in summer league play, winning the championship over the Minnesota Timberwolves on a spinning, buzzer-beating jumper off the hands of their rookie first-round pick. After playing infrequently for the first two months of his professional career, Valentine finally broke out with 19 points in 30 minutes against the Washington Wizards on January 10. But such as his rookie season went, he didn’t play at al …

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