Bulls F Mike Dunleavy has setback with back injury

CHICAGO (AP) -- Bulls forward Mike Dunleavy Jr. is planning to see two specialists this week after he had a setback in his recovery from offseason back surgery.

Coach Fred Hoiberg says Dunleavy experienced some discomfort in his back while the team was on its recent road trip. He says Dunleavy is going to stop his on-court work and focus on rehabbing the injury for about two weeks.

Dunleavy had lower back surgery on Sept. 25 and was expected to be out eight to 10 weeks. The 35-year-old Dunleavy re-signed with Chicago in July after he averaged 9.4 points and shot 40.7 percent from 3-point range in 63 games last season.

The Bulls also were without guards Kirk Hinrich and Aaron Brooks for Monday night's game against San Antonio. Brooks has a hamstring injury, and Hinrich is recovering from a hip pointer.

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