Lauri Markkanen swears that it’s looked good in practice.
On the court in games that matter for the Bulls? Sure, the Markkanen-Zach LaVine combination has far more incompletes than passing moments. Blame it on injury, as the two have seldom had long stints playing together since they each arrived for the 2017-18 season.
But Markkanen was only looking for big things from the two of them, starting Wednesday in Charlotte when the regular season tips off.
“I’m not worried,’’ Markkanen said. “We’ve been on the same team and practiced the whole time. We’ve come along really well.