THIS is the shuddering second NBA star Kris Dunn loses a part of a tooth after face-planting the ground.
The Chicago Bulls guard leaps to dunk the ball however holds onto the rim of the online for too lengthy and knocks himself off steadiness.
Dunn swings to an virtually horizontal angle and fails to guard his face as he crashes in direction of the bottom.
A sickening gradual movement replay reveals the terrible second his mouth slams into the ground.
Dunn instantly checks for injury and finds his lip is bleeding whereas a part of his tooth could be seen on the deck beneath him.
Group-mates and workers assist take the shaken 23-year-old off the court docket in the course of the defeat to the Golden State Warriors.
Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg mentioned: “He did not lose tooth. There was a superb little chunk that he took out of the ground.
“He is being evaluated. Robust child.”
The membership launched the next assertion: “Chicago Bulls guard Kris Dunn chipped and dislocated two entrance tooth when he fell with 2:52 left within the fourth quarter in tonight’s recreation in opposition to the Golden State Warriors.
“He was additionally evaluated for potential concussion and right now is evident of concussion signs.
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“He will be re-evaluated tomorrow at which time we will provide an update.”
Dunn is in his second season with the Bulls and is averaging 13.6 points, 6.4 assists and 4.6 rebounds in roughly 30 minutes per game.
Warriors won the game 119-112 thanks to a late flurry in the third quarter.
Golden State coach Steve Kerr said: “It wasn’t our finest hour. But we had our moments in the third quarter.”