He was also selected last year as a reserve for the Eastern Conference. In his ninth season with the Bulls, he is averaging 17.4 points per game (team-high), 6.4 rebounds per game and 39.8 minutes per game (career-high; ranks first in the NBA). Deng has led Chicago in scoring 12 times and has posted a team-high 13 games with 20 or more points.
Deng tweeted yesterday:
"Thanks to my teammates and the coaching staff for inspiring me and helping me play to the best of my ability."
But not forgetting his duties to the Bulls he also tweeted:
"This is great and it's an honor, but we all know what we're after in this city. #TheReturn #SeeRed #WeSeeYall"
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