To boo or to booze, that is the question.
Is Boozer finally coming around?
Take a look at his last five games:
Jan. 14 @Toronto: 17 pts and 13 reb
Jan. 16 @Memphis: 13 pts and 7 reb
Jan. 17 vs. Phoenix: 31 pts and 6 reb
Jan. 20 @Cleveland: 19 pts and 14 reb
Jan. 21 vs. Charlotte: 23 pts and 9 reb
Overall last 5 games: 20.6 ppg, 9.8 rbg, and 1.8 spg (What!)
I know we all like to hate on Boozer, but there are some amazing stats that he ranks among the league's best in:
Defensive Rebounds: 7th
Field Goals Made: 7th
Total Efficiency in Points: 12th
This is Boozer ranking among the top 10 in defensive rebounds and field goals made. Also, he is averaging almost two steals per game for the last five games.
We know he can bring scoring, but if he starts playing defense, the Bulls are in great shape at the 4 spot. Plus, he is doing this under 30 minutes per game.
The haters can hate, but Boozer has stepped up his game ever since injuries have occurred for the Bulls.
If he can average 15-20 ppg and get double-digit rebounds, the Bulls will be even more dangerous in their title run.
This guy is known for being injury prone, but it feels like he is the only player on the Bulls who hasn’t suffered any injury at all.
I hope I didn’t jinx him.