Blakeney, 21, sustained the injury in Monday’s loss to the Knicks at Madison Square Garden. He was initially diagnosed with a left wrist sprain before Thursday’s MRI revealed the severity of the injury.
The LSU product went undrafted and eventually signed a two-way deal with the Bulls. In 19 games with the Bulls, Blakeney averaged 7.9 PPG, 1.7 RPG, and 1.1 APG in 16.5 minutes. Blakeney was impressive with the G League’s Windy City Bulls, averaging 32.0 PPG, 6.7 RPG, and 3.9 APG in 32 contests.