Zach LaVine (8) is said to be creating ‘underground waves’ at the Chicago Bulls Club
According to The Athletic, star Zach LaVine and Chicago Bulls are falling into a state of face but not content. Zach LaVine is showing his separation from the rest in the dressing room.
It was reported that the Chicago Bulls held several internal meetings to resolve the issue, including a one-on-one talk between Zach LaVine and the team’s top scorer DeMar DeRoZan. However, the conflict between Zach LaVine and other members has not been resolved.
The poor performance of the Chicago Bulls is one of the reasons why the atmosphere at the team becomes tense. This tension seems to no longer be under the control of the coaching staff and the team owners. In it, Zach LaVine is said to not trust coach Billy Donovan and once quarreled with teammates.
“As someone who is trying to get things back on track, I’m starting to feel relatively frustrated with a lot of difficulties. I think the team has all the elements to succeed, has a fighting spirit to overcome. through the opponent, but all have not yet united into a unified block as we intended. I do not appoint anyone because this is a team. To win will need the efforts of the whole team. . I think that’s what we’re all trying to figure out,” Zach LaVine told The Athletic.
The Chicago Bulls began to play poorly from the end of the 2021-2022 season. This instability continues to be dragged to the present time of the 2022-2023 season. The attack of this team played erratically, including Zach LaVine when this star declined in all statistics. There are even statistics showing that the Chicago Bulls play better when Zach LaVine is not playing.
Currently, the Chicago Bulls are ranked 11th on the NBA Eastern rankings for the 2022-2023 season with 12 wins and 18 losses. Since the start of this season, Zach LaVine has made 26 appearances, averaging 21.7 points, 4.4 rebounds and 4.2 assists, the basketball star’s lowest tally in five years.