Lyou Chicago Bulls They have been one of the teams that has moved the most (and best) in the NBA’s summer market. The incorporations of Alex Caruso, Lonzo Ball and DeMar DeRozan, joined by Zach LaVine and Nikola Vucevic, they have turned the Illinois team into an aspirational team after several difficult seasons.
And for now, Billy Donovan’s team is responding with a happy and unleashed basketball in attack that has earned him to win his first two preseason games with beatings. First against the Cavaliers (131-95) and now against the Pelicans, who have been imposed by 121-85. That is to say, a differential of +72 in just two matches that make these new Bulls the preseason team in the NBA.
Zach Lavine He was the leading scorer for a team that had up to five players with double digits in scoring. The escort went to the 21 points, while Lonzo Ball anot 19 and distributed four assists and Vucevic He finished with a double-double of 16 points and 10 rebounds.
In the Pelicans, who still can’t count on their star Zion Williamson, the best was Trey Murphy, who scored 17 points coming off the bench. Naji Marshall (16) and Jonas Valanciunas (14) they were the other two players who reached double figures in scoring in a team that has two defeats in three games played. For his part, the Spanish Willy Hernangmez came off the bench to play 13 minutes in which he could not score, but he captured three rebounds, distributed two assists and put a plug.