Bulls guard Zach LaVine could be back just in time for one final playoff or play-in game push.
According to Shams Charania of Stadium, LaVine has cleared NBA health and safety protocols, and is eyeing a return Thursday vs. the Hornets. The Bulls, Hornets, Raptors, Pacers and Wizards are all vying for a spot in the postseason.
LaVine, 26, last appeared in a game on April 14. He is having another fantastic season, averaging a career-high 27.5 points, 5.1 rebounds and 5.1 assists, while shooting a career-best .506 from the field.