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Doug McDermott to undergo knee surgery, continuing a rough season
The Chicago Bulls announced Friday that rookie forward Doug McDermott will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his right knee on Saturday. A timetable for his recovery will be determined after the completion of the surgery, but standard rehabilitation would seem to suggest four-to-six weeks on the shelf. McDermott had missed the team's four games prior to Friday's home game against the Portland Trail Blazers.
The Bulls obtained McDermott, a three-time All-American and 2014 National Player of the Year, in a draft-night trade after the Denver Nuggets made him the 11th-overall pick. While he may have been expected to contribute scoring and shooting to the squad, McDermott has struggled significantly, averaging 3.2 points at 42.3 percent shooting with a PER of 4.0. Most rookies can plan on undergoing an adjustment period, but McDermott probably didn't figure his biggest moment would come when he tried to join a photo he wasn't invited to.
From one vantage, McDermott's surgery is yet another incident in a season that has gone about as poorly as possible. From another, though, it could be for the best, a chance to restart the season and work on readying himself for NBA competition apart from the disappointment of minimal playing time and on-court challenges. It's hard to say that this is good news for the one-time (and maybe future?) Dougie McBuckets, but it's possible to see a silver lining. McDermott needs to find that positivity wherever he can get it.
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