Chicago Bulls’ Nikola Mirotic is reportedly out of action for the foreseeable future after an altercation with team-mate Bobby Portis.
Mirotic, who won the 2015 Eurobasket crown with Spain was taken to the hospital on Tuesday after a shoving altercation with Portis during practice ended with an alleged cheap shot from Portis to Mirotic’s face. The forward is undergoing tests.
Sources: Bulls forwards Bobby Portis and Nikola Mirotic were involved in serious altercation in practice today, leaving Mirotic hospitalized and out indefinitely. Story coming.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) October 17, 2017
It is unclear how the altercation started and what happened to cause Portis to allegedly punch Mirotic.