Nikola Vucevic exits the bulls after testing positive for COVID-19
Chicago Bulls big man Nikola Vucevic was put into NBA health and safety protocols Thursday with multiple reports that he tested positive for COVID-19.
Bulls Vucevic was included out of Friday’s game against the Golden State Warriors in his injury report.
According to NBC Chicago, Vucevic is not traveling on the five-game Western road trip that begins with the game against the Warriors. He will miss at least 10 days.
Vucevich played 32 minutes during Chicago’s 117-107 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday. He had 18 points and 10 rebounds.
The 31-year-old has averaged 13.6 points and 10.9 rebounds in 11 games this season.
Vucevic was a two-time All-Star for the Orlando Magic before being dealt to the Bulls at last season’s trading deadline.
The 11-year-old veteran has career averages of 16.8 points and 10.4 rebounds. He spent his first season in the NBA with the Philadelphia 76ers (2011-12) before spending 8 seasons in magic.
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