CHICAGO — The Chicago Bulls say guard Cameron Payne will have surgery next week for a broken right foot.
Payne fractured the fifth metatarsal during a workout July 18. The team says six weeks of rest in a boot was prescribed, but a subsequent scan and examination this week revealed the foot has not healed “satisfactorily.” Surgery is scheduled for Wednesday.
Payne also broke his right foot during the 2015-16 season with Oklahoma City.
Payne was acquired in the February trade that sent Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott to the Thunder. He struggled for Chicago, averaging 4.9 points in 11 games.