CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bulls star DeMar DeRozan remained in the NBA’s health and safety protocols on Tuesday and did not accompany the team to Cleveland. The Bulls play the Cavaliers on the road Wednesday. DeRozan entered the health and safety protocols a few hours before Monday’s win over the Denver Nuggets. The absence of the four-time All-Star is a blow for a team that was virtually tied with Brooklyn for the Eastern Conference lead entering Tuesday. He ranked fourth in the NBA in scoring and
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The Chicago Bulls pursue their fifth consecutive win but will do so without a key contributor on Wednesday when they visit the Cleveland Cavaliers. Chicago won its fourth straight on Monday, 109-97 triumph over Denver and played without DeMar DeRozan. DeRozan will not travel with the team to Cleveland.