Saturday, April 20, 2013

Playoff Time 2013: Luol Deng

The Chicago Bulls are without Derrick Rose and possibly Joakim Noah. With that being said someone needs to step up and that Someone is small forward and team Leader Luol Deng. For Many years Deng has offered the Chicago Bulls Stability but his role with the Bulls will most certainly be increased this postseason. He is going to have to step up and elevate  his game another notch for the Bulls to make some noise in the playoffs.

Luol Deng can best be defined as a work horse, A Star Role player in the league if you will. This season he has lead the league in Minutes played and has done everything coach Tom Thibedau has asked of him. for many years Deng could be counted to bring a calmness and a sense of stability to the line up but now it's time to step up as a leader.  he  needs to be the solid two way player that Chicago fans know him to be.

As the Bulls enter the playoffs banged up they will be matched up against the Brooklyn Nets. The two teams seem to be very evenly matched up as the 4 and 5 seeds in the Eastern Conference. If the Bulls are going to get past the 1st round they will have to outhustle and muscle Broooklyn on the Boards and on the perimeter. The Harder they make life on the Nets back court the better chance they have at winning.

How much noise can Luol Deng and the Bulls make in the playoffs?

The NBA Playoffs begin April 20th as Luol Deng and the Chicago Bulls take on the Brooklyn Nets

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