Although they lost by over 20 points to the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night, the Sacramento Kings came back with vengeance against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday, picking up a huge 124-120 overtime win. What is even more impressive than defeating one of the top teams in the league is that the Kings did so without De'Aaron Fox.

Sacramento's star point guard has missed the last two games due to a left knee issue, and he once again finds himself on the injury report ahead of Monday's showdown with the Chicago Bulls. This has led many to ask: Is De'Aaron Fox playing vs. the Bulls on Monday night?

De'Aaron Fox's injury status vs. Bulls

 Sacramento Kings guard De'Aaron Fox (5) reacts after scoring a basket during the fourth quarter against the Miami Heat at Golden 1 Center.
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Ahead of Monday night's game against the Bulls, Fox was initially listed as questionable to play due to a left-knee contusion. Fox has missed each of the Kings' last two games with this injury.

The good news for the Kings and their star guard is that this is not a serious injury, and sure enough, the team eventually gave him the greenlight to play. Fox did participate in practice on Sunday, and he was seen doing extra work on the court in shootaround ahead of the game against the Bulls, according to Sean Cunningham of Fox40 in Sacramento.

In a total of 51 games this season, Fox has averaged 26.9 points, 5.6 assists and 4.2 rebounds per game while shooting 47.1 percent from the floor and 36.9 percent from 3-point range.

Although he has had yet another All-Star-like season, the Kings guard was left off the Western Conference All-Star roster. The same thing happened to starting center Domantas Sabonis, who leads the league in double-doubles, triple-doubles and rebounding.

Even if Fox plays limited minutes in his return on Monday against the Bulls, either Davion Mitchell or Keon Ellis should be able to back him up. Mitchell started in the loss against the Nuggets, while Ellis started in the win against the Timberwolves.

So when it comes to the question of whether De'Aaron Fox is playing tonight vs. the Bulls, the answer is YES!