Zach LaVine is set to make his season-debut on Saturday night. The Chicago Bulls All-Star will do so without any sort of minutes restriction.
LaVine missed the Bulls first two games of the season after having a sore left knee at the end of the preseason. Chicago coach Billy Donovan said LaVine won’t have his minutes restrict, but that playing the All-Star for 38 or more minutes wouldn’t be ideal.
“He feels fine,” Donovan said about LaVine on Friday. “He was able to get work in and told me he felt good. Obviously yesterday (Thursday) was a very, very light day. He had player development guys out there guarding him, he was coming off screens, working on his ballhandling, using pick-and-rolls. He was doing his normal things. He needed a crisp workout, and he was able to do that.”