Creighton head coach Greg McDermott meets the media to discuss the return of Bluejay grads Kyle Korver and Doug McDermott to Omaha for an NBA exhibition game between the Atlanta Hawks and the Chicago Bulls at CenturyLink Center Omaha on Oct. 20, 2016.
The news drop everyone had been waiting for finally happened. Doug McDermott officially chose his new number for the 2016-17 season. “Dougi3 McBuck3ts” will no longer also relate to his jersey number this season. After Dwyane Wade signed a deal to play for the Chicago Bulls, McDermott graciously offered Wade his No. 3 and was in […] Breaking News That You’ve Been Waiting...
Via Pippen Ain't Easy
July 22, 2016
Doug McDermott is ready for the NBA season to begin, as he put Victor Oladipo on a poster in Team USA Select Team's first practice.
Via CSN Chicago
July 18, 2016
Doug McDermott is allowing Dwyane Wade to take his number when he suits up for the Bulls.
Chicago Bulls forward Doug McDermott knew the writing was on the wall as soon as he heard that Dwyane Wade was joining the team: He was about to lose his jersey number. As is often the case, when news surfaces that a highly touted and established player is about to join a new team, a secondary discussion occurs whenever the new player has worn a certain jersey number for most...
Doug McDermott has played well for the Bulls in a reserve role this season, averaging 8.8 points in 21.8 minutes per contest while shooting better than 42 percent from three-point distance.He sat out of Chicago's win over the Raptors due to soreness in his right knee, but thankfully, it doesn't seem to be anything that will cause him to miss extended time.Via K.C. Johnson of the...
Doug McDermott was known as a shooter coming out of college, but didn't play much for the Bulls under the defensive-minded Tom Thibodeau during his rookie season.That's changed in year two under Fred Hoiberg, although interestingly enough, defense still seems to be the reason why.K.C. Johnson of The Chicago Tribune:McDermott has played around 30 minutes per game in each of his last...
Doug McDermott has gotten off to a hot shooting start in his second season with the Bulls, so much so that he supplanted Tony Snell in the team's starting lineup.But despite his strong offensive performance, McDermott knows that unless he can become at least serviceable on the defensive end, the amount of minutes he plays will always have a ceiling.
Last season, Doug McDermott could barely get off the bench for the Bulls, while Tony Snell was a fixture in the team's rotation.It's very early in the preseason, but by the looks of things, that's something which could change this year. K.C. Johnson of The Chicago Tribune:If McDermott's shooting remains a constant, that could open up the spacing for the offense, which would potentially...
As I mentioned in my last article, I was able to get down to Vegas to catch some Summer League action on Saturday. I was disappointed to find out that Doug McDermott wouldn’t be playing in Chicago’s quarterfinal matchup against Phoenix, but I had a chance to see Bobby Portis up close. On a separate note, I also got to see the exciting finish to the Spurs/Celtics game when Terry...
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