DeRozan, only to win over the horn on consecutive days

The eaves of the Chicago bulls, DeMar DeRozanHe is having the best season of his NBA career, in his first year with the Illinois franchise, and in

The eaves of the , He is having the best season of his career, in his first year with the Illinois franchise, and incidentally, he has just joined a club, of which only he is a member.

It was on December 31, during games on the last day of 2021, that DeRozan, raised to one leg to score a spectacular triple, and give the Bulls victory over the horn against the Indiana Pacers 108-106.

A day later, DeMar did it again, now in front of the Washington wizards, again, with a triple on the buzzer, giving the victory to Chicago 120-119.

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According to Mike Lynch of Basketball Reference, DeRozan is the first player in history to win a game over the horn on consecutive days. Larry Bird He is the other player who has won consecutive games on the horn, doing it in 1985, on January 27 and 29, however, the peculiarity of DeMar, is that he did it night after night.

Great duo with LaVine

The Bulls built one of the NBA’s strongest naming teams during the offseason, and there were questions about whether it could work by bringing together Zach LaVine, with DeRozan, Nikola Vucevic, Lonzo Ball, Alex Caruso, and the rest of the cast, directed by Billy Donovan.

However, the team is meeting and exceeding all expectations, being first in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 24 wins and only 10 losses, with a current streak of 7 wins in a row.

Although it has been a collective effort worthy of standing out, to a large extent the good step of the team is thanks to DeRozan, who is in the best moment of his life, with averages of 26.8 points per game (second best average of his career), 5.1 rebounds, and 4.6 assists, with his best 3-point percentage at 37.3.

The other big reason for the improvement of the franchise is Zach LaVine, who in his fifth season with the Bulls, averaged 26.3 points (second best average of his life), 5.1 rebounds (best mark for him), and 4.4 assists, with excellent shooting percentages of 49.9 on field goals, 41.9 on triples, and 85 on free throws.

The acid test will be the playoffs, where the best teams in the league will be measured, having to show their best version to achieve the only objective, which is to win the champion title, something that has not been achieved since 1998, when the Bulls , led by Michael Jordan won the sixth championship for the franchise.

The Bulls have not made the postseason, since the 2016/2017 season.