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Author of his best game of the season, Zach LaVine feels good

LeBron James (47 points), Giannis Antetokounmpo (43 points, 20 rebounds), CJ McCollum (42 points, 11 3-point baskets). All shone Friday night. Add to this list Zach LaVinewho scored 43 points at 15/20 to shoot against the Pistons.

It is his season record and undoubtedly his best game of the 2022/2023 financial year. In addition to being the confirmation of his good feelings of the last few weeks.

“Look at my last 10 or 15 matches. I feel good “, comment the back for ESPN. “I do my best to play every day. I’m resting, recuperating and right now I’m feeling pretty good. »

If we follow the instructions of the former Minnesota, we notice that in December, in 14 games played, LaVine averaged 25.2 points, with good percentages: 53% success in shooting and 43% at 3-pts .

Facing the Pistons, with 18 points in the first quarter, and a superb alley-oop to conclude it, LaVine quickly put his paw on the game. “He’s the Zach we all know,” explains DeMar DeRozan. “He was in it from the start. He set the tone. He remained aggressive, scored his shots, attacked the basket. »

Even late in the game, before his basket at halfway, he had scored three baskets near the circle, overflowing the Detroit defenders. He finished that Chicago win with 10 points in the final quarter.

“I pay tribute to him because he remained involved, he continued to work”, says Billy Donovan. “For a striker of his level, he started the season badly offensively. He was trying to be himself. He worked a lot to stay in the race. »

Zach LaVine Percentage Bounces
Season Team GM Minimum Shots 3 points LF Off Def Early pd party Int bp CT Points
2014-15 MIN 77 25 42.2 34.1 84.2 0.4 2.4 2.8 3.6 2.1 0.7 2.5 0.1 10.1
2015-16 MIN 82 28 45.2 38.9 79.3 0.3 2.5 2.8 3.1 2.4 0.8 1.9 0.2 14.0
2016-17 MIN 47 37 45.9 38.7 83.6 0.4 3.0 3.4 3.0 2.2 0.9 1.8 0.2 18.9
2017-18 CHI 24 27 38.3 34.1 81.3 0.4 3.5 3.9 3.0 2.3 1.0 1.8 0.2 16.7
2018-19 CHI 63 35 46.7 37.4 83.2 0.6 4.0 4.7 4.5 2.2 1.0 3.4 0.4 23.7
2019-20 CHI 60 35 45.0 38.0 80.2 0.7 4.1 4.8 4.2 2.2 1.5 3.4 0.5 25.5
2020-21 CHI 58 35 50.7 41.9 84.9 0.6 4.4 5.0 4.9 2.4 0.8 3.5 0.5 27.4
2021-22 CHI 67 35 47.6 38.9 85.3 0.3 4.3 4.6 4.5 1.8 0.6 2.6 0.3 24.4
2022-23 CHI 30 35 45.2 37.5 81.3 0.6 3.7 4.3 4.2 2.3 1.1 2.3 0.0 22.2
Total 508 32 46.0 38.5 82.9 0.5 3.5 4.0 3.9 2.2 0.9 2.6 0.3 19.9

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