Lauri Markkanen ‘hopeful’ he will remain with the Chicago Bulls

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Lauri Markkanen hopes he will remain with the Chicago Bulls and will sign a contract extension.

Markkanen still has one year left on his rookie deal before he becomes a restricted free agent.

“I want to stay in Chicago and sign an extension, no question. I love this city,” Markkanen said during his guest appearance on the Finnish podcast Urheilucast, via OnTapSportsNet.