Chicago Bulls got a star shining bright in the city right now.
Zach LaVine made his first All-Star appearance in his young career. The 25-year old guard has been posting career highs all across the board through 30 games. Under new Gm Marc Eversley and Head Coach Billy Donavan, LaVine is motivated by his success.
After breathtaking performances in the Slam Dunk Contest (2015-16 champion), he showed that he's not a one-dimensional player.
LaVine's game picked up tremendously in the half-court. Currently, he's averaging 28.6 points on 51 percent shooting. The Bulls are now eighth seed in the East at 1.5 games back from the fourth seed. An all-star nod for LaVine would be the type of level he'd like to elevate over.
His growth in Chicago is one that flew under the radar across the league. He has a 12 point increase in his fourth season with the Bulls. The growth in his play came from improvement in the half-court. Through his time here, his scoring ability has shown limitless potential.
He's got that instinct
Zach LaVine currently leads the league in total 4th quarter points. Bulls are a top-three team in the fourth quarter with 28 points per game average. He's got that killer instinct, tapped in with showstopper ability. LaVine has sixteen 30 point games, with 8 of them coming in February.
The five-game stretch before the All-Star stretch will be crucial. A losing streak could land them with the bottom five records in the league. A winning streak would land them in a top-five seed in the East before the break. All-Star LaVine will continue to show his worth in the Windy City.
Congratulations to him as we all hope for continued success in our city.