Zach LaVine is definitely an All-Star this year and his latest a masterpiece adds to the argument that maybe the Bulls have their go-to-guy to build a winning culture after Jimmy Butler’s final season with the franchise.
The Bulls have not made it to the postseason since 2016, as the franchise entered a rebuilding state wit Zach LaVine as a potential superstar of the future.
The 25-years old guard is having the greatest season of his career averaging 28.2 points, 5.3 rebounds and 5.3 assists. He’s shooting career-highs of 51.8% from the field and 42.5% from deep.
If LaVine was a part of a winning team, the guard out of UCLA would have been in the MVP conversation through his first 20 games of the season.
Nevertheless, he is certainly the most valuable asset the Bulls have in their roster. LaVine is incredibly efficient this season recording a 65.2-percent TS% .
In the last six games of the Chicago Bulls, LaVine is averaging a monster stat line of 31.1 points on 53.-percent shooting from the field and 45.7-percent from deep.
LaVine limits his turnovers to an average of 2.3 (3.9 all season) per game during this six-game span, while he is on a plus-7.6 per 100 possessions for his team, which is scoring 119.5 points per 100 possessions with LaVine on the floor.
In the latest Bulls’ game vs. Pelicans, the UCLA product exploded for 46 points making 9 of his team’s franchise record 25 threes.
LaVine was unstoppable having an incredible 17-out-of-25 shooting night. He also had seven rebounds, four assists and one block to complete his Wednesday night’s masterpiece.