Age: 49 Height: 6-10 Weight: 251 lbs School: Duke
Although closing out games remains a struggle, the Chicago Bulls have hung on to win two straight after several losses in similar situations earlier in the season. Zach LaVine scored 25 points, Wendell Carter Jr. had 16 points and 13 rebounds, and Chicago beat the short-handed Memphis Grizzlies 106-
The Bulls offense is attempting 6.8 midrange jumpshots per game \- third least in the NBA. Wendell Carter accounts for 0.6 of those attempts, but some have posited that the Bulls offense would benefit from more.
Wendell Carter Jr. is averaging 28.4 minutes this season, a number that may be slightly higher if the second-year center could avoid ticky-tack fouls.
After struggling with his shot for weeks, Lauri Markkanen said busting out of a slump Wednesday night was as simple as seeing the ball go through the basket. Markkanen scored 24 points on 7-for-14 shooting, Wendell Carter Jr. had 12 points and 15 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Detroit Pistons