NBA rumors: Thaddeus Young out with a leg infection

Thad Young will miss the Bulls’ preseason opener against the Houston Rockets with an infection in his left leg, and is without a timetable to return. Billy Donovan told reporters that Young had previously been dealing with the infection, but noticed it bothering him during morning shootaround in advance of the game. Team doctors advised he sit the contest out.

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"[Young] was dealing with a little bit of a lower leg infection that really was not too terrible to be honest with you, and then today in shootaround he kind of came in and it was bothering him," Donovan said. "But he said he was fine, that he went through shootaround... They wanted to take him to the doctor and took him to the doctor and they advised with the lower leg infection that he sit out tonight and not play."
J. Michael Falgoust: Bogdanovic is practicing today. Young is off to the side shooting on his own still #Pacers
Scott Agness: Thad Young is questionable tonight v Detroit. He sprained his left wrist in last night’s win in Brooklyn. Stuckey (ankle) also questionable
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