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Update: The Bulls have announced that Lonzo Ball will undergo surgery and he is expected to be out for the next 6-8 weeks.     

Lonzo Ball has missed each of the last three games due to a knee injury, and on Thursday Shams Charania of The Athletic provided an update on Ball.    

According to Chariana, Ball has a small meniscus tear in his left knee (see tweet embedded below)

Chariana also added that if Ball cannot play through it he might need a procedure (see tweet below).

The Bulls have not made the postseason since 2017, but this year are one of the best teams in the entire NBA.    

They are 28-15, and the first seed in the Eastern Conference. 

Ball was signed this past offseason as well as Alex Caruso and DeMar DeRozan, and the three of them have been outstanding upgrades to the roster. 

Ball is averaging 13.0 points, 5.4 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game. 

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