Bulls rookie Justin Lewis suffers apparently serious knee injury




2022 Las Vegas Summer League - Chicago Bulls v Toronto Raptors
2022 Las Vegas Summer League - Chicago Bulls v Toronto Raptors  

Justin Lewis out of Marquette was one of the best players to go undrafted this year and the Bulls recognized it, quickly signing him to a two-way contract after the draft ended.

He may now be lost for the season with a knee injury. K.C. Johnson of NBC Sports Chicago has the bad news.

An ACL tear would be a huge - but ultimately, not insurmountable - setback for Lewis because he loses a year or more of development. At 6'7″, Lewis has the physical gifts that NBA teams are looking for in a wing player - 7-2 wingspan, physical and tough, can jump out of the building, can switch on defense and hit a jumper. That said, he was inconsistent at Marquette and needed to polish his skills, and learn to always play with a high motor, but he has the chance to be a solid NBA rotation wing. He just needed time to develop.

Now that timetable takes a step back.

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Bulls rookie Justin Lewis suffers apparently serious knee injury originally appeared on NBCSports.com

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