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Mike Dunleavy's recovery paused for two weeks after setback

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This news trickled out over the weekend, but Fred Hoiberg had more information on Mike Dunleavy's setback.

[We] had him seen by the doctor today, and the recommendation is for him to get off the floor and to really focus just on straight rehab for about two weeks. We've also consulted with some other doctors, some specialists around the country, so he's going to see a couple of those [doctors] this week as well."

Hoiberg said there isn't concern at this time that Dunleavy will have to miss the entire season or have another procedure on his back.

"Nothing like that yet," Hoiberg said. "We'll know more after this week, when he goes out and sees these other two doctors."

Hoiberg said the setback came last week, after Dunleavy started doing more in practice in an attempt to get back on the floor.

Dunleavy had surgery in September and is 35 years old, so this isn't good. The Bulls are also seeing some real deficiencies in their wing rotation in his absence, though all of Snell, McDermott, and Moore played well in their win over San Antonio.