Zach LaVine RUMORS & NEWS

  • Zach LaVine’s Bulls debut now looks to be more like early January

    Chicago Sun-Times "Just like that, the idea of Zach LaVine making a mid-December return to the Bulls vanished. There was more clarity provided Tuesday surrounding LaVine’s return after surgery in February to repair his left anterior cruciate ligament. Coach Fred Hoiberg said LaVine is still on an..." December 05

  • Bulls Assign Zach LaVine, Nikola Mirotic

    Real GM Basketball "The Chicago Bulls have assigned Zach LaVine and Nikola Mirotić to the Windy City Bulls. Both players have missed the first 19 games of the 2017-18 regular season due to injury." December 01

  • Windmill-dunking Zach LaVine and Nikola Mirotic will practice with G-League team this week

    NBC Chicago "The bounce was back in Zach LaVine’s step as he easily put home a windmill dunk after Bulls shootaround Tuesday before their game against the Phoenix Suns. So clearly, it must mean LaVine is getting ready to return to action sooner rather than later, right? Not so fast. A timeline that..." November 29

  • Coach Fred Hoiberg cools down the Zach LaVine return hype

    Chicago Sun-Times "It was just another reminder that the hype surrounding Zach LaVine’s return needs to be toned down just a bit. One day after having his toughest practice since being cleared by doctors for full contact, LaVine was feeling the aftereffects before the game against the Suns. Sore hamstrings and..." November 29

  • Hoiberg says maybe late December for Zach LaVine debut

    Daily Herald "The Chicago Bulls carried another losing streak into Tuesday's action, so it would appear Zach LaVine can't return soon enough from ACL surgery. Coach Fred Hoiberg pumped the brakes on that idea before the Bulls played Phoenix, agreeing with a suggestion it might be late December before..." November 29

  • Fred Hoiberg ‘excited’ about Zach LaVine throwing down windmill dunks

    Larry Brown Sports "Zach LaVine’s recovery from a torn ACL has progressed enough that he left Fred Hoibert “excited” about what he saw during a recent practice. Back in February, LaVine was diagnosed with a torn ACL in his left knee, bringing to an end an extremely productive third season in the NBA. Since then,..." November 25

  • Zach LaVine Cleared For Contact As He Recovers ACL

    Real GM Basketball "Zach LaVine has been cleared for contact by the surgeon who repaired the torn ACL in his left knee in February. The Chicago Bulls aren't sure when LaVine will return to game action but he's targeting mid- to late December. “As long as I’m progressing and doing what I need to do on the court,..." November 21

  • Zach LaVine Could Be Cleared For Contact Practices As Early As Next Week

    Dime Magazine "Zach LaVine is one of the most explosive athletes the league has seen since Toronto-era Vince Carter in the early 2000s. He’s a two-time dunk champ, and during his first few seasons in Minnesota, he established himself as a versatile offensive threat and one of the Timberwolves’ three-headed hydra..." November 16

  • Zach LaVine continues eyeing full contact in practices in two weeks

    Chicago Sun-Times "There’s still some uncertainty surrounding guard Zach LaVine’s rehab schedule, but at least there’s progress. Coach Fred Hoiberg said Tuesday that LaVine continued getting extra work after the morning shootaround. As long as there are no setbacks with his surgically repaired anterior cruciate..." November 08

  • Zach LaVine Reportedly Agrees to Four-Year Contract with Adidas

    SLAM Online "Zach LaVine has reportedly made the switch from Nike to adidas, according to ESPN. LaVine has worn Nikes ever since coming into the League in 2014, rotating through a stable of retro and current Kobe Bryant sneakers. The 22-year-old is moving on, though, agreeing to a four-year contract with..." November 03

  • Zach LaVine hopeful to be cleared for contact 'soon'

    Chicago Tribune "Addressing reporters for the first time since Media Day on Sept. 25, an upbeat Zach LaVine said he plans to be cleared for contact "soon" and remains on track with his left ACL rehab. "It all depends on them. I’m pushing them as hard as I can, but at the end of the day we still gotta be..." October 23

  • No surprise as Bulls, Zach LaVine decide to wait on contract extension

    NBC Chicago "Only a couple names went off the board of 2014 draftees who reached agreements on extensions with their teams, with Zach LaVine sitting on the sidelines as the midnight deadline came and went. His debut in a Bulls uniform and contract will have to wait. Although LaVine’s representatives and..." October 17

  • Barring the unexpected, Bulls re-signing Zach LaVine a matter of when, not if

    Chicago Tribune "Zach LaVine is the centerpiece of the Bulls' rebuild. This is indisputable. What is open to discussion is how much that is worth. Monday brings the deadline to extend LaVine's rookie-scale contract. And while talks between management and LaVine's representation have been cordial, there's..." October 16

  • Zach LaVine's knee healing, but full practices must wait

    ESPN "Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg says that guard Zach LaVine won't start taking contact in practice until at least mid-November as he continues to recover from an ACL tear in his left knee. LaVine was working with Bulls staff members after Tuesday's first practice, but is not able to participate..." September 27

  • Zach LaVine has reason for optimism ahead of crucial season for his career, Bulls' future

    Sporting News "It will be years before the Bulls’ post-Jimmy Butler rebuild bears fruit. Their next franchise centerpiece, in all likelihood, won’t be drafted until next June. But out of their current reconstituted core, nobody will swing this direction’s success or failure more than Zach LaVine. LaVine, the..." September 26

  • Zach LaVine’s Agent Is Doing Everything He Can To Get His Client A Massive Sneaker Deal

    Dime Magazine "Zach LaVine has had a busy offseason. He’s been working to recover from a torn ACL that ended his 2016-17 season, he was traded to the Chicago Bulls on the night of the NBA Draft, and in a few weeks, his deal with Nike that he signed when he was a rookie with the Minnesota Timberwolves will come..." September 06

  • Bulls Agree To Trade Jimmy Butler To Timberwolves

    Hoops Rumors "The Timberwolves have acquired Bulls forward Jimmy Butler, with K.C. Johnson of The Chicago Tribune tweeting that the two sides have reached an agreement in principle on a Butler deal. According to Johnson (via Twitter), the Bulls will receive Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn, and the No. 7 overall pick...." June 22

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