Nikola Vucevic leads Magic over Bulls in Mexico City

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The fifth-year veteran, who signed a two-year, $40 million contract with the Bulls this summer, has averaged 15.8 points and 7.1 rebounds in 31 minutes per game this season.

Boylen has made a decision to drop Parker from his regular rotation, ESPN's Malika Andrews reported Thursday, citing sources.

Jabari Parker might not be bench-ridden for long. Since Jim Boylen became the head coach of the team, there has been consistent reports that his coaching philosophies have rubbed the players the wrong way.

Each member of the Utah Jazz organization received an authentic Lucha Libre wrestling mask in green, gold and navy blue team colors on the eve of Saturday's Mexico City contest against the Orlando Magic. Once the NBA Mexico City Games 2020 are done, the NBA will have played 32 games in Mexico since 1992.

Gregg Popovich has been forced to juggle his backcourt rotation after losing Tony Parker, Danny Green and Manu Ginobili in the offseason, but former Michigan State standout Bryn Forbes is starting to play more consistently, and the Spurs are also getting quality minutes from veteran Patty Mills and 2nd year guard Derrick White.

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You can bet any team considering a trade for Parker will try to unload an equally bad contract with multiple years remaining, so this drama could continue well into the new year.

The return of Lauri Markkanen and Bobby Portis has created a log jam at the power forward position, and Parker appears to be the odd man out. He's shooting 43.8 percent from 3-point range in seven games since being obtained from Cleveland on November 29.

After the meeting, many players on the team felt a weight was lifted off their shoulders and they felt good about the current situation.

"We're just trying to figure out the right dudes to lead the team who will be with us moving forward", LaVine told reporters. However, when you really break it down, it's really just a one-year deal due to the team option for the second year. "But I think it's a great thing, especially with a young team".

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