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Chicago Bulls small forward Otto Porter Jr. has only played nine games this season and hasn’t played since November 6, and today it was confirmed by the team that he will miss at least a few more weeks.
An MRI on Porter’s left foot this Wednesday revealed continued bone edema.
Following a brief period of immobilization, Porter will engage in a program of non-impact activities and targeted therapy.
In two weeks, he will be examined again, and his status updated.
This season for the 8-14 Bulls, Porter in nine games, all as a starter, is averaging just 11.2 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 25.1 minutes per outing.
The team is being led in scoring by Zach LaVine at 22.5 points per game, but no other Bull is scoring as much as 14 PPG.
Chicago’s defense has been above average this NBA season, but their offense has been one of the least efficient in the league.