Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said he held Luol Deng out of Saturday’s morning shootaround but that the forward is a game-time decision for Saturday night’s game against the Utah Jazz.
Deng said after Thursday’s loss to the Orlando Magic that he might sit for one or two games to rest his injured left wrist, which has a torn ligament.
“You look at it medically first,” Thibodeau said. “The one thing about Lu is he has a lot of toughness. He’s going to play through pain. Medically, if it makes more sense for him not to play, he won’t.”
— Reported by K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune