There is no doubt that when Denzel Valentine left Michigan State as the 14th pick in the 2016 NBA Draft for the Chicago Bulls that the Windy City picked up one of the all-time fan favorite Spartans. But he was also a great and versatile basketball player. Having just concluded his sophomore campaign for the Bulls, things are looking up for the young Spartan star.
In fact, the evaluation says, “showed exponential improvement in his second season with the team. After an up and down first season in which he missed 25 games due to injury (including most of training camp with a sprained ankle), Valentine stayed healthy almost all season and doubled his averages in nearly every major statistical category. He continued to show a knack for the long ball (improving his 3PT percentage to 38.6% from last season’s 35%) but showcased his other skillsets: a good feel for the game, a dangerous floater in the lane and solid positioning on the boards for a guard.”
The lengthy and thorough evaluation did an exceptional job. YOU CAN READ IT IN IT’S ENTIRETY WHEN YOU CLICK HERE. Congrats to Zell and the Bulls.
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