The Chicago Bulls are uncertain about Alex Caruso’s availability for their pivotal matchup against the Miami Heat, with the defensive ace nursing a significant left ankle sprain.

Caruso’s participation in the upcoming game against the Heat hangs in the balance, potentially dealing a blow to the Bulls’ playoff aspirations.

Should Caruso be sidelined, the Bulls could face a significant setback as they strive to secure the 8th seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs.

The ankle injury was sustained during the Bulls’ triumph over the Atlanta Hawks in the play-in game, ensuring their place in the showdown with the Heat.

According to NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski, there is increased optimism regarding Caruso’s chances to play against the Heat, with reduced swelling around his left ankle.

Wojnarowski reported on x that Caruso’s availability is likely to be determined at game time, adding suspense to the crucial matchup.