Lauri Markkanen to Miss 6-8 Weeks with Elbow Injury

Chicago Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen will miss the next 6-8 weeks with a high grade right elbow sprain, the team announced. Markkanen suffered the injury during practice on Thursday.

As a rookie last year, Lauri averaged 15.2 points and 7.5 rebounds per game.

The NBA regular season starts Tuesday, October 16.

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