Teams have expressed interest in Chicago Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen and the Bulls are listening to suitors, according to Shams Charania.
Markkanen has had his name come up in previous trade rumors as a power forward who teams will be monitoring, although it’s unclear what specific teams will show interest.
However, his injury history and inconsistent defense may cloud trade talks, notes Jake Fischer of Bleacher Report.
The 23-year-old will be a restricted free agent this offseason after he didn’t sign an extension with the Bulls before the start of the season.
In eight games since returning from a sprained right shoulder, Markkanen is averaging 15.3 points and 5.8 rebounds per game and 17.7 points and 6.0 rebounds per game in 22 total games this season.