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CHICAGO — The Bulls announced Tuesday afternoon that second-year guard Denzel Valentine will have an arthroscopic debridement on his left knee Wednesday morning and is out for the final five games of the season.
Valentine had an MRI Monday after experiencing swelling in his knee and the results presented a surgical option for treatment.
On the year, Valentine appeared in 77 games (37 starts) and averaged 10.2 points, 5.1 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 27.2 minutes per game. He posted shooting averages of 41.7 percent from the field and 38.6 percent from 3-point range.
The Bulls selected Valentine in the first-round of the 2016 draft. He proved this season he can be a key rotational piece moving forward, as he fits coach Fred Hoiberg‘s up-tempo offense.