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zach lavine to start in bulls debut saturday: 'i'm ready to get back'

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zach lavine to start in bulls debut saturday: 'i'm ready to get back'

zach lavine paused a moment to ponder the question.asked to describe the past year — during which he went from a high-flying timberwolves guard to suffering a serious knee injury to getting traded to the bulls in the midst of months of arduous rehabilitation to being cleared to play again — lavine finally settled on, “it’s been some ups and downs.”on the eve of his biggest “up,” his debut with the bulls on saturday night at the united center against the pistons, lavine was contemplative about his time away from the game and his struggle to return to it.“i’ve had some good times, a lot of struggles, a lot of pain and thoughts with yourself,” he said. “i've had a lot of joy as well, just the excitement of coming back and enjoying the process of being in the gym late nights and working and grinding to get back to where you need to be. you enjoy that part of getting back into the game, and i appreciate the rehab doing that for me.”lavine admits to some doubts creeping into his head during those late nights in the gym but said he is ready to move on with his life and his career after tearing the acl in his left knee feb. 3, 2017.“it’s 11 months, (so) you have doubts and little things like, ‘will i be able to do this again?’ or ‘i won't be the same,’” lavine said. “then the next day you're better at it, or better at something else. i tried to stay even-keeled and steady through the process, (and) i feel like that's what got me through it....