Bulls vs. Magic: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions

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The Chicago Bulls (28-16) play against the Orlando Magic (39-39) at Amway Center

Game Time: 6:00 PM EST on Sunday January 23, 2022

Chicago Bulls 0, Orlando Magic 0 (6:00 pm ET)

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Cody Taylor @CodyTaylorNBA
Nikola Vucevic is back in Orlando pic.twitter.com/nuEehEjqgd6:07 PM

Orlando Magic @OrlandoMagic
pic.twitter.com/c6ZeIBj7NH6:05 PM

Chicago Bulls @chicagobulls
👀🔴 – 6:00 PM

Orlando Magic @OrlandoMagic
respect @Nikola Vucevic 🤝 pic.twitter.com/IhwLSFbA0h5:59 PM

Chuck Swirsky @ctsbulls
Bulls radio on the road in Orlando ⁦@670TheScore⁩ ⁦@Chicago Bulls⁩ radio network ⁦@Audacy⁩ We are live! pic.twitter.com/TH5LEMjjFy5:53 PM

Chicago Bulls @chicagobulls
You already know what DeMar’s got on.
@DeMar DeRozan | #BullsKicks pic.twitter.com/IbkglppNJU5:48 PM

Chicago Bulls @chicagobulls
Our starting five in Orlando.
@FirstAlert | #BullsNation pic.twitter.com/yd9EFp38Ve5:30 PM

Ryan McDonald @ryanwmcdonald
Grayson Allen suspended for flagrant foul on Alex Caruso https://t.co/H1ZfEkFhBD pic.twitter.com/VJv0S0m4k45:27 PM

Rob Schaefer @rob_schaef
It’s a 1-game suspension for Grayson Allen for the foul that fractured Alex Caruso’s wrist
Billy Donovan said the Bulls respect the ruling, and that it’s now time to move on
nbcsports.com/chicago/bulls/…5:25 PM

Chuck Swirsky @ctsbulls
The Magic have a new post player ! pic.twitter.com/003h7maQby5:20 PM

CBS NBA @CBSSportsNBA
Bucks’ Grayson Allen suspended one game for flagrant foul that broke Alex Caruso’s wrist
cbssports.com/nba/news/bucks…5:19 PM

Chicago Bulls @chicagobulls
Vooch back in Orlando ☀️ pic.twitter.com/0DhZXdi0KY5:16 PM

KC Johnson @KCJHoop
Update on Zach LaVine and Javonte Green, who could return one game earlier than expected to face the Thunder on Monday: nbcsports.com/chicago/bulls/…5:10 PM

Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
How the Rockets’ Jae’Sean Tate performs the magic trick of taking on 7-footers houstonchronicle.com/texas-sports-n… via @houstonchron – 5:04 PM

Melissa Rohlin @melissarohlin
Milwaukee Bucks guard Grayson Allen has been suspended one game without pay for unnecessary and excessive contact against Chicago Bulls guard Alex Caruso, resulting in substantial injury to Caruso, the NBA announced. – 4:58 PM

Joe Cowley @JCowleyHoops
Zach LaVine and Javonte Green will borrow DeMar’s Bat Plane and fly to OKC – expect them both to play. – 4:56 PM

Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
#Bucks guard Grayson Allen has been suspended one game without pay for having made unnecessary and excessive contact against Chicago Bulls guard Alex Caruso, resulting in substantial injury to Caruso, it was announced today by Byron Spruell, President, League Operations. #NBA754:55 PM

Rob Schaefer @rob_schaef
Billy Donovan on idea that Bulls would try to “get back” at Grayson Allen: “I’m not a real big believer in that stuff.”
Said Bulls’ focus every game is to put themselves in best position to win. That’s where their focus will be next time teams play – 4:53 PM

Adam Zagoria @AdamZagoria
Milwaukee’s Grayson Allen suspended one game for the hit on Alex Caruso, who is out 6-8 weeks pic.twitter.com/qL4CSEfdVV4:51 PM

Chicago Bulls @chicagobulls
Chicago kids.
@AyoDos_11 | @Alfonzo McKinnie pic.twitter.com/s50e1lIou34:51 PM

Joe Cowley @JCowleyHoops
Billy Donovan did back down his stance on Grayson Allen and his past in college a bit, but said if the roles were reversed and Caruso took out Giannis or Middleton, would the Bucks be so easy to say it wasn’t malicious like they have been the last 24 hours. – 4:50 PM

JD Shaw @JShawNBA
Bucks guard Grayson Allen has been suspended one game without pay for making unnecessary and excessive contact against Bulls guard Alex Caruso, NBA says. – 4:49 PM

Marc Stein @TheSteinLine
The NBA announces just a one-game suspension for Milwaukee’s Grayson Allen for the foul that left Chicago’s Alex Caruso with a broken wrist. pic.twitter.com/kwAQQoTGZd4:47 PM

Mark Medina @MarkG_Medina
NBA announces it has issued Bucks guard Grayson Allen a one-game suspension without pay for “unnecessary and excessive contact” against Bulls guard Alex Caruso pic.twitter.com/TOrIvHTEef4:47 PM

Jeff Zillgitt @JeffZillgitt
Statement from NBA on one-game suspension for Bucks’ Grayson Allen re: Alex Caruso play: pic.twitter.com/vg6WDF81D84:47 PM

Vincent Goodwill @VinceGoodwill
Milwaukee’s Grayson Allen suspended one game by the NBA for his flagrant foul on Chicago’s Alex Caruso, the league announced – 4:46 PM

The Vertical @YahooSportsNBA
The NBA is reportedly suspending Grayson Allen 1 game for the flagrant foul that broke Alex Caruso’s wrist.
➡️ https://t.co/GkT6z1Y8ed pic.twitter.com/rjbrWK2PKI4:46 PM

Chuck Swirsky @ctsbulls
Head Coach Billy Donovan says Alex Caruso he will undergo surgery on his fractured wrist Monday. In other news , Zach LaVine and Javonte Green will fly to Oklahoma City. Status up in the air for tomorrow’s game. – 4:46 PM

Rob Schaefer @rob_schaef
Billy Donovan said Zach LaVine and Javonte Green will meet Bulls in OKC and there’s a chance they could be available tomorrow. Donovan had initially ruled LaVine out for the current three-game road trip – 4:45 PM

Mike McGraw @McGrawDHSports
Donovan says LaVine and Green will travel to OKC tomorrow with chance to play vs Thunder. #Bulls4:45 PM

KC Johnson @KCJHoop
Zach LaVine and Javonte Green will meet the Bulls in Oklahoma City, per Billy Donovan.
Initially, Donovan had ruled both players out of 3-game trip. – 4:44 PM

Darnell Mayberry @DarnellMayberry
Zach LaVine and Javonte Green will meet the Bulls in Oklahoma City, Donovan says. It’s not out of the possibility LaVine makes his return against the Thunder tomorrow night. – 4:44 PM

Chuck Swirsky @ctsbulls
Surprised Grayson Allen is suspended only one game but got to turn the page and focus on tonight’s game. 4:45 CT pre. @670TheScore @Audacy @Chicago Bulls radio network , it is what it is. – 4:43 PM

Darnell Mayberry @DarnellMayberry
Alex Caruso’s wrist surgery is scheduled for Monday morning, Bulls coach Billy Donovan says. – 4:39 PM

Orlando Magic @OrlandoMagic
punchin’ the clock 💼
#ULTRADrip 𝚇 #MagicTogether pic.twitter.com/kkHGAD03CC4:39 PM

Adrian Wojnarowski @wojespn
The NBA is suspending Milwaukee’s Grayson Allen for one game over the flagrant 2 foul on Chicago’s Alex Caruso that caused a fractured wrist, sources tell ESPN. – 4:36 PM

Mike McGraw @McGrawDHSports
Donovan says Caruso surgery scheduled for Monday morning. #Bulls4:36 PM

Joe Cowley @JCowleyHoops
Surgery for Caruso coming Monday morning. – 4:36 PM

KC Johnson @KCJHoop
Billy Donovan, via Zoom from Orlando, reiterated that Grayson Allen’s foul was “a dangerous play” and revealed there was talk about holding him out of rest of Bucks game. Said surgery to repair fractured wrist will be Monday morning. – 4:36 PM

Khobi Price @khobi_price
Magic starting Cole Anthony, Gary Harris, Franz Wagner, Wendell Carter Jr. and Mo Bamba vs. Bulls. – 4:25 PM

Orlando Magic @OrlandoMagic
tonight’s five in the O 🪄 pic.twitter.com/cWFS8BHboI4:20 PM

Cody Taylor @CodyTaylorNBA
The Magic will start Franz Wagner, Wendell Carter Jr., Mo Bamba, Cole Anthony and Jalen Suggs tonight vs. the Bulls. – 4:18 PM

Dan Savage @Dan_Savage
The @Orlando Magic will start Cole Anthony, Jalen Suggs, Franz Wagner, Wendell Carter Jr., and Mo Bamba against the @Chicago Bulls.
Terrence Ross (right knee soreness) and Gary Harris (back spasms) will not play tonight. – 4:17 PM

Orlando Magic PR @Magic_PR
TONIGHT’S STARTERS
GAME 48 vs CHICAGO
2️⃣2️⃣F: @Franz Wagner
3️⃣4️⃣F: @Wendell Carter Jr.
5️⃣C: @TheRealMoBamba
5️⃣0️⃣G: @Cole Anthony
4️⃣G: @jalensuggs
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#MagicTogether – 4:17 PM

Cody Taylor @CodyTaylorNBA
The two Magic players we like the most on @RookieWire 😂 pic.twitter.com/I8ttMprRjb4:10 PM

Josh Martin @LonzoWire
In a video with Uninterrupted, Lonzo Ball revealed the best advice ever given to him but former teammate LeBron James. lonzowire.usatoday.com/2021/06/11/lon…4:00 PM

Chris Biderman @TheWarriorsWire
With Golden State outside of the Orlando Bubble, Warriors Wire took a look at some of Steph Curry’s top numbers and stats from the playoffs warriorswire.usatoday.com/gallery/nba-pl…4:00 PM

Chuck Swirsky @ctsbulls
Bulls- Magic update bleacherreport.com/post/orlando-m…3:51 PM

Marc Stein @TheSteinLine
The Magic say Terrence Ross (right knee soreness) and Gary Harris (back spasms) — both known to be available via trade before the league’s Feb. 10 trade deadline — will not play tonight against Chicago.
More NBA from me: marcstein.Substack.com3:48 PM

Khobi Price @khobi_price
Terrence Ross (right knee soreness) and Gary Harris (back spasms) will not play tonight vs. the Bulls, per the Magic. – 3:45 PM

Cody Taylor @CodyTaylorNBA
Terrence Ross (right knee soreness) and Gary Harris (back spasms) will not play tonight vs. Chicago, the Magic announced. – 3:45 PM

Terrence Ross @TerrenceRoss
#61: Equipment Talk with the Boys youtu.be/DBJ4WMgWBRk via @YouTube @TRossPodcast NEW EPISODE OUT NOW ‼️‼️‼️ – 3:42 PM

Orlando Magic @OrlandoMagic
Jalen Suggs in five games (two starts) since returning on Jan. 14:
14.8 PTS
5.6 REB
5.2 AST
1.2 STL
47.5% FG pic.twitter.com/gL8jSj3jiQ3:30 PM

Chicago Bulls @chicagobulls
Bulls All-Access continues.
Go behind the scenes through January in the latest episode now: – 2:36 PM

Orlando Magic @OrlandoMagic
you wearin’ a wire cole?? pic.twitter.com/MAprNvxZ7X2:29 PM

Joe Cowley @JCowleyHoops
“Grayson, we know Grayson. He’s not that type of player. He didn’t do it maliciously and he didn’t want to see Caruso get hurt. Grayson didn’t do it purpose. We know that and he knows that, so he knows that we have his back.” Jrue Holiday on Grayson Allen. – 1:37 PM

Orlando Magic @OrlandoMagic
𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝
Game Day Poster Series pres. by @MountainDew
🎨: Timothy Richard Eggert pic.twitter.com/vJwhS4VP3X12:33 PM