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Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade will miss the rest of the NBA season after suffering a fractured elbow, the team announced Thursday. The 35-year-old all-star guard injured his elbow in the fourth quarter of Chicago’s 98-91 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies.
A scan revealed the extent of the injury, indicating the he is no longer fit to continue playing for the Bulls this season. Chicago are currently 32-36 for the season, languishing just outside the Eastern Conference playoff spots in 10th place overall.
Wade has averaged 18.6 points, 3.9 assists and 4.5 rebounds a game this year. (AFP)
OFFICIAL: Dwyane Wade's MRI showed a sprain and a small fracture in the elbow. Wade will be out the remainder of the regular season. pic.twitter.com/SzKwnysq1I
— Chicago Bulls (@chicagobulls) March 16, 2017