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Fight in Bulls Practice Puts Nikola Mirotic in Hospital, Out Indefinitely

Alleged “cheap shot” by Bobby Portis causes a facial bone fracture.

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Chicago Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic is out indefinitely following a fight in practice. An alleged “cheap shot” from fellow forward Bobby Portis fractured a bone in Mirotic’s face, sending him to the hospital. Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports reported the story first, adding that according to league sources, “Mirotic is undergoing tests, but is expected to be out for the foreseeable future”. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN has since added detail via Twitter:

More on this story as it develops.