This is probably unfair, but it sure does seem very Bulls that they once again had injuries on the first practice of training camp.
- a ‘day to day’, ‘not worried’ ankle sprain for Wendell Carter
- a ‘potentially more significant, Markkanen-2018-esque elbow hyperextension for Daniel Gafford
Remember, John Paxson blamed the players not being in their building enough for past injuries, yet was very encouraged by this summer’s attendance.
3 hours seems long, right? Per Boylen this is all by design...as of a week and a half ago:
Jim Boylen is opting for one long practice in first week of camp as opposed to double sessions, one of which has to be non-contact: “I didn’t make that decision until about 10 days ago. (It was) the work I saw in September, the spirit and professionalism.”