Deng selected CDW/IBM Player of the Month
March 7, 2011—Luol Deng has been named the Bulls CDW/IBM Player of the Month for February. Deng joins Derrick Rose (November and January) and Carlos Boozer (December) as the only Bulls to have claimed CDW/IBM Player of the Month honors this season.
Deng (6-9, 220) started all 11 games for Chicago in February, and averaged 18.5 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 3.5 apg and 1.10 spg in 38.6 mpg. For the month, he shot .487 from the floor and .878 from the line. He scored in double figures 10 times, including four games with 20 or more points, and he led the team in scoring three times.
On the year, Deng leads the Bulls in minutes played at 38.6 mpg (fifth in the NBA). He is one of six players in the NBA who is currently averaging at least 17.0 ppg, 6.0 rpg, 2.5 apg and 0.90 spg. He also is one of two Bulls players who has started every game this year.
Here is a rundown of Luol Deng’s February highlights:
-- In Chicago’s 106-88 road win against the Clippers on Feb. 2, he scored 26 points, grabbed six rebounds, dished out five assists and recorded two steals.
-- On Feb. 15, a 106-94 win over Charlotte, he recorded a game-high 24 points and four rebounds.
-- Against San Antonio on Feb. 17, a 109-99 Bulls’ win, he finished with 19 points, seven boards, five assists, two steals and one block.
-- He posted his sixth double-double of the year against Miami on Feb. 24. The seventh-year forward scored 20 points and grabbed 10 boards in Chicago’s 93-89 win over the Heat.
-- In Chicago’s 105-77 win at Washington on Feb. 28, he scored a team-high 21 points and added five boards, three assists and two steals.
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