Bulls' DeMar DeRozan named 2nd-team all-NBA


(670 The Score) Bulls star forward DeMar DeRozan has earned second-team all-NBA honors, the league announced Tuesday evening.

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DeRozan, 32, had a monster first season in Chicago, averaging 27.9 points, 5.2 rebounds and 4.9 assists in 76 games while helping lead the Bulls back to the playoffs for the first time since 2017. He shot 50.4% from the field. DeRozan’s scoring average was the seventh-best mark in the NBA.

DeRozan earned 184 points on the all-NBA ballot by drawing two votes for the first team, 39 votes for the second team and 57 votes for the third team out of the 100 ballots cast by media members.

It marked the third time in DeRozan’s career that he earned all-NBA honors. He was on the third team in 2016-’17 and on the second team in 2017-’18.

The Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Mavericks’ Luka Doncic, the Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic, the Suns’ Devin Booker and the Celtics’ Jayson Tatum earned first-team all-NBA honors.

DeRozan, the 76ers’ Joel Embiid, the Nets’ Kevin Durant, the Warriors’ Steph Curry and the Grizzlies’ Ja Morant were on the second team.

The Timberwolves’ Karl-Anthony Towns, the Lakers’ LeBron James, the Suns’ Chris Paul, the Hawks’ Trae Young and the Raptors’ Pascal Siakam landed on the third team.

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