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NBA: Bulls guard Caruso faces eight-week lay-off

Chicago Bulls guard Alex Caruso will be out of action for between six to eight weeks after sustaining a wrist injury in Friday's loss to Milwaukee Bucks.

Chicago play again on Sunday as they make the trip to Orlando Magic and they are 5/8 to win in the Money Line, with Orlando priced at 7/5.

Allen ejected for Caruso clash

Caruso suffered a fractured wrist in the third quarter and will now undergo surgery, with the former Lakers guard having driving towards the basket and been challenged mid-air by Milwaukee's Grayson Allen.

Allen was attempting to block and ended up grabbing hold of Caruso, sending him crashing to the floor, before he was assessed a flagrant 2 foul and then ejected from the game as a result.

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"For Alex to be in the air and for (Allen) to take him down like that, he could've ended his career," said Donovan after the game, via CBS Sports. "He has a history of this.

"That to me was really - it was really dangerous. I hope the league takes a hard look at something like that because that could have really, really seriously hurt him."

Injuries a problem for Chicago

Caruso's injury comes at a difficult time for Chicago as they are already without starting guards Zach LaVine and Lonzo Ball due to respective knee injuries.

The Bulls have Coby White and rookie Ayo Dosunmu as options, while DeMar DeRozan could operate as a guard over the next few weeks if required.

Chicago sit in second spot in the Eastern Conference, but they are only three games ahead of Charlotte Hornets in seventh and they face a fight to keep hold of their play-off position with a number of key men missing.

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