During the Bulls 133-87 blowout win over the Pistons, Lonzo Ball finished the night with 18 points, 6 rebounds, and 5 assists, and a +/- of +39.
The Chicago Bulls just had one of their best performance of this season, efficiency-wise. During their clash against Detroit Pistons, the Bulls’ starting 5 recorded a combined +/- of +134, while blowing out the young Detroit team 133-87.
It was yet another great performance by Lonzo Ball. Playing 27:16 minutes, Ball stuffed the stat sheet, putting up 18 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals, a block, while committing only a single turnover. Apart from shooting 66.7% from the field, and 57.1% from beyond the arc, the eldest Ball brother finished the game with an extremely efficient +/- of +39. Not only was Zo’s +/- the best of the game, but it was also the highest by a Bulls player since Derrick Rose in 2012.
Lonzo Ball tonight:
He was +39, the highest +/- by a Bulls player since Derrick Rose in 2012. pic.twitter.com/knGoHVtMC0
— StatMuse (@statmuse) January 12, 2022
NBA Twitter praises Lonzo Ball was his super-efficient performance
As soon as his stats went viral on social media, NBA Twitter blew up complimenting Lonzo Ball.
I remember when everyone shitted on Lonzo after the bubble and now look. He worked on his game and it’s paying off
— khalil (@kha_capalot) January 12, 2022
— Ecstatic Bulls Fan (27-11) (@LaVinesBurner) January 12, 2022
@ZO2_ +\- of 39!!!!! Damn!
— Kobe4Lyfe (@BrashleyM) January 12, 2022
They laughed at me when I said he’s an MVP contender but now it’s crickets
— Bulls Enthusiast (@BullsBetter) January 12, 2022
Lonzo ball masterclass tonight.
— (@stepbackZO2) January 11, 2022
Mr do everything. The real Mvp of the bulls. https://t.co/E1dQAeHIw2
— ah you mad goof ass (@pleasentgrove28) January 12, 2022
Lonzo has been a huge reason behind the Bulls being #1 in the East. So far, he has been averaging 13.1 points, 5.5 rebounds, and 5.1 assists.