Luol Deng shot 13-18 on Friday night and scored 33 points leading Chicago to a 108-101 victory over the Knicks. He also had 5 boards and four assists.
Deng's solid night against the Knicks was nice, but it is hard to project a solid encore performance. Over the past two seasons, Deng has averaged 16.2 points following a game in which he tallies at least 23 points. Also worth noting is the fact that he played 40+ minutes last night. He has played 40+ minutes in the first game of a back-to-back only twice this year, shooting under 42% from the field the next night. Be careful.
Analyst: Kyle Soppe View Profile