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Bulls' Wendell Carter Jr., needing a surgical procedure to repair a core muscle injury, will miss summer league

The Bulls released their summer league roster Wednesday.

Wendell Carter Jr. isn't on it and won't be playing when the Bulls open Friday night in Las Vegas against the Lakers.

Carter needs a surgical procedure to repair a core muscle injury, which will be performed Tuesday by Dr. William Meyers in Philadelphia. The Bulls said Carter is expected to be ready for training camp.

But the Bulls and injury timelines haven't always gotten along.

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