Chicago Bulls’ guard/ahead DeMar DeRozan continued to make a case for himself as an MVP candidate with an awesome efficiency in his workforce’s 134-122 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night time.
DeRozan scored a game-high 35 factors on 14-22 taking pictures from the sector to associate with six rebounds and 6 assists.
He additionally had zero turnovers.
With the efficiency, DeRozan grew to become simply the second participant in Bulls historical past to attain 30 factors in 5 straight video games.
The opposite participant?
5-time MVP Michael Jordan.
This season, DeRozan is averaging 27.5 factors, 5.2 rebounds, and 5.1 assists on 51%/34%/86% taking pictures splits.
He’s additionally introduced the Bulls from a workforce that didn’t make the playoffs to a workforce close to the highest of the Japanese Convention.
In fact, DeRozan continues to be a dark-horse candidate.
Denver Nuggets’ heart Nikola Jokic, Philadelphia 76ers’ heart Joel Embiid, and Milwaukee Bucks’ ahead/heart all have stronger claims to the trophy.
However you by no means know – issues might change earlier than the tip of the season.