Thursday, 30 March, 2017

Bulls' Dwyane Wade out for rest of season with elbow injury

Bulls' Dwyane Wade out for season with broken elbow Dwyane Wade out for season with small elbow fracture
Jan Ortega | 18 March, 2017, 01:06

Heat coach Erik Spoelstra called Wade's injury "heartbreaking" during the team's practice on Thursday after hearing the about seriousness of his elbow injury.

Wade suffered the injury when his arm got twisted during Wednesday's game between his Bulls and the Memphis Grizzlies. The Bulls now sit in 10th place in the Eastern Conference and are 1 game behind the 8th-seeded Detroit Pistons.

Does Wade trust management to improve the team enough to be more competitive next season? "We're just coming out here and trying to help lead this team and play basketball".

Even Dwayne Wade, Chicago hero is not immune. The Bulls have been out and running in those two games, outscoring Charlotte and Milwaukee by a combined 39-4 margin on the fast break. With Wade out for the remainder of the regular season, the Bulls will face an uphill battle in their attempt to make the playoffs. This is stupid. The Bulls are going exactly nowhere this season and Butler is the only player on their team who really, truly matters.

The Bulls could certainly use an influx of high-end young talent as they look to the future, and whether Wade is a part of that future also comes into question this summer.

Ireland slips from world-beaters to Six Nations also-rans
Darting and sniping around the fringes, Webb departed to a standing ovation on 66 minutes when he was replaced by Gareth Davies. Sexton gave the Irish the lead on a rare foray out of their half but the Welsh pressure told eventually.

After the news broke, Wade went on Snapchat to let his fans know that he's already starting rehab and that he'll be OK, these things happen.

The Chicago Bulls will be without their most experienced player as they fight for an Eastern Conference playoff spot. He has teamed with All-Star Jimmy Butler to try to provide scoring and veteran leadership to a team seemingly in transition.

Fellow veteran Rajon Rondo took exception to the approach and Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg has had a hard time trying to control the situation.

At the same time, opting in for the final year of his deal will guarantee him $23.5 million, securing his spot as the third highest paid shooting guard in the league, a salary well beyond his production.

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