DeMar DeRozan decided to part ways with the San Antonio Spurs and sign with the Chicago Bulls in the offseason.
The All-Star guard/forward opened up about his decision to join the Bulls, admitting fighting for the NBA championship was his biggest motivation.
“I’ve done, did everything other than make the Finals. It gave me that whole underdog mentality I have had my whole career. Imagine going there and winning in Chicago, oh my god,” DeMar DeRozan said during his appearance on the Knuckleheads podcast.
DeRozan is averaging 26.7 points, 5.1 rebounds and 4.2 assists this season, with Chicago being second in the East, at 20-10.
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