In a game that truly meant nothing, since the Bulls locked up the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference, the Chicago Bulls’
bench replicated what their starters should be showing on the floor.
Without Zach LaVine, DeMar DeRozan, Nikola Vucevic, Alex Caruso, Coby White, or Matt Thomas on the floor, due to rest/injury, the Bulls sent out the rest.
With that, the typical bench showed up against the seventh seed Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night for the Bulls’ final regular-season game.
They brought energy, competition, and high-level play to a solid Timberwolves team on the road.
Hopefully, the energy is replicated in the first round of the playoffs against the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks.
looked as he did when he played in the Bulls’ summer league last summer.
He took control of the offense and maintained aggression and dominance on both sides of the floor.
Williams showed a lot of prowess and demand of the floor, putting up 35 points on 10-of-21 shooting and doing his best DeRozan impression by taking 14 shots at the free-throw line.