Bulls' Mirotic injured in fight with teammate

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Chicago Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic was sent to the hospital after suffering a jaw fractures in a fight with teammate Bobby Portis at practice Tuesday.

"Chicago Bulls forwards Bobby Portis and Nikola Mirotic had a physical altercation during today's practice," a statement released by the Bulls Tuesday evening said. "As a result of the incident, Mirotic suffered a concussion and maxillary fractures. Surgery is likely required. Mirotic is out indefinitely."

Mirotic, 26, averaged 10.6 points and 5.5 rebunds per game last season. He signed a two-year, 27 million U.S. dollars contract with the Bulls.

Portis averaged 6.9 points and 5 rebounds in his two seasons with the Bulls after being drafted 22nd overall pick in 2015.

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