Lauri Markkanen suffers back spasms during Chicago Bulls training

Finland international and Chicago Bulls rookie Lauri Markkanen is listed as day-to-day after suffering back spasms during training.

Markkanen impressed all at this past summer’s Eurobasket with Finland, averaging 19.5 points and 5.7 rebounds a game.

The Bulls open their 2017-18 NBA season on October 19 at the Toronto Raptors. They begin pre-season against New Orleans next Tuesday.