Zach LaVine will stay with Chicago Bulls despite losing streak
The Chicago Bulls are having a bad season now as they are stuck in the bottom 3 of the Eastern Conference in NBA.
But this didn’t discourage Zach LaVine as he announced that he will stay faithful to his team despite the bad performance of the Bulls.
In an interview, LaVine admitted to K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune about his frustrations. “Losing sucks,” LaVine said. “It takes a toll on you. I’m extremely competitive. I want to be a winner. You can see it on my face. You can tell the people who really care. I know I do. Winning is what defines players. There are a lot of really good players in the NBA. None of that matters until you start winning games.”
He confided that this fuels him to put more work in. “When you’re losing, everybody doubts you. I want to prove all my doubters wrong, individually and for the team success as well. I put the work in for that.”
The two-time Slam Dunk Contest champion is already eyeing the off season to work even harder and to step up the game for the whole team. LaVine is averaging career numbers of 22.8 points, 4.4 rebounds, 4.2 assists, and 1.0 steal.
“Most teams aren’t actually in camp until that first day,” he said. “That’s why I think this can turn around (next season). I know I’m confident in my abilities and my teammates’ abilities to get better and grow every year. I think we’re going to do that.”
LaVine is confident that the Bulls will get better next season and hopes that they could return the former glory of being one of the top contenders in the league. (Janiel Abby Toralba)