Hughes optimistic shoulder injury is not serious

SHARE Hughes optimistic shoulder injury is not serious

Larry Hughes hopes he will be back playing well before the six to eight week prognosis originally given after he dislocated is right shoulder in a win Wednesday at Minnesota. Hughes, who was wearing a sling, said he was surprised how little pain he felt Thursday. He is expected to undergo a second MRI Friday in which dye will be injected into the injured shoulder for further examination.

“I should know more after that test,” he said.

Ben Gordon remained out with a sore left big toe. Coach Vinny Del Negro said he was unsure whether Gordon, who has not played in a week, would be available when the Bulls host the Milwaukee Bucks tonight in the final preseason game.

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