Boozer named Bulls CDW/IBM Player of the Month
April 13, 2011 -- Carlos Boozer has been named the Bulls CDW/IBM Player of the Month for April. This marks the second time this season Boozer has received the CDW/IBM Player of the Month Award. He was also the recipient of the award for the month of December.
In seven April games (not including April 13), Boozer started every game (the Bulls went 7-0) and averaged 16.6 ppg, 11.1 rpg (team-high) and 4.1 apg in 33.9 mpg. He shot .457 percent from the field and .769 percent from the free throw line. Boozer led the team in rebounds six times, as he posted four games with 10-plus rebounds (one game with a season-high 22 boards). He also led the team in assists four times, tallying three games with seven or more assists. On the month, Boozer recorded two games with 20 or more points and notched four double-doubles.
On the year, Boozer currently ranks second on the Bulls in scoring (17.7 ppg) and rebounding (9.7 rpg), and he also is averaging 2.5 apg, 0.78 spg and 32.0 mpg. He is shooting .513 from the field and .698 from the line. Boozer also leads the Bulls in double-doubles with 30.
Here is a recap of Carlos Boozer’s April highlights (not including April 13):
-- On April 1, in Chicago’s 101-96 win over Detroit, Boozer posted 22 points (9-13 FG), eight rebounds and seven assists in 36:13 minutes of action.
-- Against Toronto on April 2, Boozer tallied a double-double with 18 points and 10 boards in Chicago’s 113-106 victory.
-- On April 8, in Chicago’s 93-82 win at Cleveland, Boozer scored a team-high 24 points (12-18 FG) and grabbed 11 rebounds in 31:27 of action.
-- In Chicago’s 103-90 win at New York on April 12, Boozer notched 14 points and a season-high 22 rebounds (season-high 17 defensive rebounds) in 36:51.
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