Denzel Valentine

#45F

Denzel

Valentine

HEIGHT

6 ft6 in

/ 1.98m

WEIGHT

214 lbs

/ 97.1kg

LATEST VIDEOS

20180805 CHICAGO BULLS SEASON TOP 10

Be sure to check out the Chicago Bulls top 10 plays of the season!

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Denzel Valentine with a quick no-look pass to Cristiano Felicio who finishes with a transition slam.

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Anthony Tolliver scores 25 points and Andre Drummond adds 15 points and 20 rebounds as they lead the Pistons to victory over the Bulls 117-95.

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Denzel Valentine gets the rebound and launches the ball to the other end of the court to Justin Holiday for the dunk.

0021701083 MIL CHI RECAP

The Bucks run away with a 118-105 win against the Bulls with Shabazz Muhammad coming off the bench and scoring a season-high 21 points and grabbing five rebounds.

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Justin Holiday finds Denzel Valentine behind the arc for the long-range triple.

0021701069 DEN CHI RECAP

The Denver Nuggets dominated the Chicago Bulls tonight with Paul Millsap having 22 points, eight rebounds and five steals resulting in the score 135-102.

 0021701055 chi nyk recap

Tim Hardaway Jr. scores 22 points and Michael Beasley adds 17 as the New York Knicks defeat the Chicago Bulls, 110-92.

20180318 JBL TOP 3PT PERFORMERS

Taurean Prince, Denzel Valentine and Allen Crabbe highlight the latest JBL Top 3-Point Performers.

20180318 fantasy focus

With playoff time upon us now, Matt Dagostino gives you the sneaky plays that are rising to the challenge.

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Denzel Valentine scores 34 points to go along with 7 rebounds as the Bulls fall to the Cavaliers.

0021701039 CLE CHI RECAP

LeBron James leads all scoring with 33 points to go along with 13 rebounds and 12 assists to lead the Cavaliers to a win over the Bulls, 114-109.

0021701039 CLE CHI Holiday And1 Q1

Denzel Valentine throws the backdoor pass to Justin Holiday for the and-one bucket.

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Denzel Valentine with the outlet pass to Christiano Felicio for the and-one layup.

0021700993 CHI ATL RECAP

Bobby Portis puts up 21 points, 10 rebounds, and 5 assists off the bench as the Bulls win in Atlanta 129-122. Taurean Prince scored 38 points for the Hawks in the loss.

20180206 NBA Game Changers Denzel Valentine

Bulls forward Denzel Valentine discusses his motivation and how fashion influences his game on and off the court.

0021700953 BOS CHI RECAP

Jaylen Brown led the Celtics 105-89 rout of the Bulls with 21 points and 4 rebounds. Denzel Valentine scored 20 points off the bench for Chicago in the loss.

0021700930 DAL CHI RECAP

Kris Dunn scores 18 points with seven rebounds and seven assists to lead Chicago over Dallas, 108-100.

0021700907 CHI CHA RECAP

Kemba Walker leads all scoring with 31 points as the Hornets get the win, 118-103.

0021700899 CHI BKN RECAP

Allen Crabbe scores a team-high 21 points as the Nets make easy work of the Bulls 104-87. Kris Dunn scored 23 points for Chicago in the loss.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Selected in the first round (14th overall) by the Chicago Bulls in the 2016 NBA Draft (6/23/16).

College History

COLLEGE CAREER:
Played in 144 games for the Spartans and averaged 11.4 ppg, 5.9 rpg, 4.4 apg and 0.92 spg in 29.0 mpg … shot .442 from the field, .408 from three and .779 from the foul line. 2015-16: In 31 games averaged 19.2 ppg, 7.5 rpg, 7.8 apg and 1.03 spg in 33.0 mpg … shot .462 from the floor, .444 from long range and .853 from the free throw line … scored in double figures in all but one game … tallied 20+ points 12 times and 30+ twice … logged 11 double-doubles, including two triple-doubles … finished the season with a 2.84:1 assist-to-turnover ratio … received numerous postseason accolades, namely National Player of the Year Honors from the Associated Press, NABC, USA Today and Sports Illustrated … unanimously named First-Team All-American … finalist for the Naismith Award and the Wooden Award … guided the Spartans to their third Big Ten Conference Tournament title in five years and was dubbed the tourney’s Most Outstanding Player after averaging 17.3 ppg, 8.7 rpg and 9.0 apg spanning three victories … poured in 27 points and tied a season best of 13 assists in MSU’s win vs. Ohio State (3/5) … paced the Spartans with 24 points, 7 rebounds and 10 assists vs. Wisconsin (2/18) … registered 30 points and 13 dimes vs. Indiana (2/14) … finished with 19 points, season-high 14 rebounds and 8 assists in a win over Maryland (1/23) … recorded two triple-doubles in a nine-day span, first in a win over fourth-ranked Kansas on 11/17 (29 pts/12 rebs/12 ast) … followed by a 29 pt/11 reb/10 ast effort against Boston College (11/26) … became the fourth player in program history to record a triple-double … was named the Naismith Player of the Week for 2/16 and the Lute Olson Award National Player of the Week for 11/30 … three-time Big Ten Player of the Week (11/23, 2/8, 2/15) … missed four games from 12/22-1/7 due to knee surgery. 2014-15: Started all 39 games, averaged 14.5 ppg, 6.3 rpg, 4.3 apg and 0.90 spg in 33.2 mpg … shot .475 from the floor, .416 from long distance and .826 from the line … named Third-Team All-Big Ten and MSU’s Most Improved Player … only player in the Big Ten to rank in the Top 15 in scoring (12th, 14.5 ppg), rebounding (11th, 6.3 rpg) and assists (7th, 4.3 apg) … only Spartan to start all 39 contests … ranked fifth in the Big Ten in 3P% (.416) and second in 3PM (2.6) … turned in the third-best single-season total for made 3-pointers in MSU history (102) … led the Spartans with a .826 free-throw percentage, including .857 in the NCAA Tournament … scored in double figures in 29 contests, including eight games with 20+ points… led MSU in scoring in 16 games, in assists in 19 contests and in rebounding seven times … scored 22 points in Final Four loss to Duke (4/4) … scored a season-high 27 points vs. Minnesota (2/26), including knocking down 7-of-12 3-pointers … hit the game-winning shot against Ohio State on 2/14. 2013-14: As a sophomore, appeared in 38 games (33 starts), averaging 8.0 ppg, 6.0 rpg, 3.8 apg and 0.97 spg in 29.4 mpg … shot .408 overall, .377 from downtown and .677 from the stripe … honorable-mention All-Big Ten honoree, as selected by both the league's media and coaches … only Spartan to appear in all 38 games, ranking second on the team with 33 starts, and third in minutes per game … only player in the Big Ten to rank in the Top 15 in both rebounding (T-11th) and assists (8th) … led MSU in rebounding in 11 games and in assists in 16 games, including four games doing both … recorded three double-doubles. 2012-13: In his freshman season, played in all 36 games (15 starts) and posted averages of 5.0 ppg, 4.1 rpg and 2.4 apg in 20.8 mpg … shot .445 from the field, .281 from beyond the arc and .667 from the foul line … recipient of MSU's Unsung Player Award … scored in double figures on six occasions … led MSU in assists in 10 games … tallied a season-high 14 points against Illinois on 1/31 … posted a double-double against Oakland (11/23), scoring 10 points and grabbing a season-high 10 rebounds, while dishing out a season-high 6 assists.

Personal

PERSONAL:
Son of Carlton and Kathy Valentine … his father was a four-year letterwinner at Michigan State … his brother Drew played for Oakland University, where he is currently an assistant coach … communication major.


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