McDermott showing he is more than a shooter. He can get to the basket. Creighton’s step up to the Big East last season a hidden positive.
At the start of camp, McDermott was definitely ahead of Mirotic. Guess who caught up and passed?
Same lineup that produced 2nd-quarter burst. Snell, Moore, Mohammed, Mirotic, McDermott. Assume they finish, w/ possible dash of Bairstow.
Butler done for McBuckets.
McDermott still has yet to find his shot this season. Getting plenty of open looks.
Bulls' 2nd unit of Moore, McDermott, Snell, Mirotic, Nazr playing with confidence right now. Bulls' bench races off floor to give them love.
Doug McDermott, E'Twaun Moore and Tony Snell are shooting the Bulls back into the game. Portland leads 39-35, 7:18 2Q
Bulls lineup to open 2nd: McDermott, Moore, Mohammed, Snell and Mirotic. Players ask Snell to change last name so they can be the Five M's
Starting second with ... sit in chair first ... Nazr, Snell, Mirotic, McDermott and Moore running the show.
Bulls open 2nd quarter with Snell, Mirotic, Mohammed, Moore and McDermott.
Snell and McDermott getting some early run tonight. Bulls need offense from somewhere. The pair is on floor with Mirotic, Brooks and Gibson.
The Bulls player with the lowest? McDermott at -62, which is 389th in the Association.
So why are Dougie McBuckets and Mirotic only getting 5 minutes of run when everyone is healthy? "You got to know your opponent.'' Thibs.
McDermott needs to play with confidence and whatever happens, happens.
Dougie McBuckets is in a dark place right now. Looks lost. Looks confused on when to shoot, when to pass. Tentative.
McDermott looks a hot mess lately.
That Snell missed jumper? He had a wide open McDermott to his left.
McBuckets now on his way in.
Rookies Nik Stauskas and Bulls' Doug McDermott sat on press table chatting before game. Asked who was better shooter, pointed toward other
Over the summer, people thought I was nuts for saying Love wasn't worth Gibson and McDermott in a trade. Reality check for Love addicts.
Little should surprise about rookie stats. Nevertheless, this does to me: McDermott and Mirotic combined 12-for-38 from 3-point range.
McDermott is getting clean looks -- he's just missing them. Seems to be a common theme in the last week or two.
McDermott playing with a lot more confidence offensively tonight. He's got to keep working on the defensive end to gain more of Thibs' trust
Second-half minutes for McDermott but not for Mirotic, who got roasted by Thibodeau for his pick-and-roll defense, or lack thereof, in 1st
Denver's Gary Harris, guy for whom Doug McDermott was traded on draft night, scored 13 vs. IND Friday. McDermott just got 3-ball for Bulls.
Thibs on McDermott and Mirotic struggling: "I love both of those guys. They're going to be great players in this league."
The Sixers totally should have drafted Doug McDermott so they could only lose by 70.
Doug McDermott never had to cover James Johnson at Creighton, and James Johnson knows it.
Doug McDermott, meet James Johnson.
Rough second quarter for Doug McDermott.
Raptors getting a boost from James Johnson again. Great defence. Block and forced a McDermott air ball.
McDermott continues to look uncomfortable in limited minutes during the last week. Unsure of himself right now on floor -- like most rookies