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Denzel Valentine
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Team: ChicagoHeight: 6-6 Born: 11/16/1993
Position: G-FWeight: 210 Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan
College: Michigan StateDraft: 1st Round 14th pick by Bulls (2016)


Latest News
May 16 8:00 PM PT9:00 PM MT10:00 PM CT11:00 PM ET3:00 GMT11:00 8:00 PM MST10:00 PM EST7:00 UAE (+1)05:0023:00 ET10:00 PM CTNaN:� - Valentine underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle, according to multiple reports.
Analysis: The procedure isn't expected to prevent the 2016 first-round pick from playing in the Las Vegas Summer League in July. Valentine dealt with ankle issues at times during an up-and-down rookie season in which he averaged 5.1 points and 17.1 minutes over 57 games.
Apr. 28 7:11 PM PT8:11 PM MT9:11 PM CT10:11 PM ET2:11 GMT10:11 7:11 PM MST9:11 PM EST6:11 UAE (+1)04:1122:11 ET9:11 PM CTNaN:� - Denzel Valentine scored two points Friday, going 1 of 5 from the field, as the Chicago Bulls lost to the Boston Celtics 105-83. Valentine pulled down four rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +1 in his 15:43 of playing time. He added one block.
Apr. 21 5:38 PM PT6:38 PM MT7:38 PM CT8:38 PM ET0:38 GMT8:38 5:38 PM MST7:38 PM EST4:38 UAE (+1)02:3820:38 ET7:38 PM CTNaN:� - Denzel Valentine scored three points Friday, going 1 of 1 from the field, as the Chicago Bulls fell to the Boston Celtics 104-87. Valentine grabbed four rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +3 in his 4:11 on the floor. Valentine went 1 of 1 from behind the arc.
Apr. 18 7:14 PM PT8:14 PM MT9:14 PM CT10:14 PM ET2:14 GMT10:14 7:14 PM MST9:14 PM EST6:14 UAE (+1)04:1422:14 ET9:14 PM CTNaN:� - Denzel Valentine did not score Tuesday as the Chicago Bulls defeated the Boston Celtics 111-97. Valentine did not grab a rebound nor have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of 0 in his 0:32 on the floor.
Apr. 10 8:03 PM PT9:03 PM MT10:03 PM CT11:03 PM ET3:03 GMT11:03 8:03 PM MST10:03 PM EST7:03 UAE (+1)05:0323:03 ET10:03 PM CTNaN:� - Denzel Valentine scored six points Monday on 2-of-2 shooting as the Chicago Bulls topped the Orlando Magic 122-75. Valentine pulled down two rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +15 in his 10:08 on the floor. Valentine went 2 of 2 from behind the arc.
Apr. 8 3:51 PM PT4:51 PM MT5:51 PM CT6:51 PM ET22:51 GMT6:51 3:51 PM MST5:51 PM EST2:51 UAE (+1)00:5118:51 ET5:51 PM CTNaN:� - Denzel Valentine did not score Saturday on 0-of-2 shooting as the Chicago Bulls fell to the Brooklyn Nets 107-106. Valentine did not grab a rebound but had an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -1 in his 11:02 of playing time.
Apr. 4 8:22 PM PT9:22 PM MT10:22 PM CT11:22 PM ET3:22 GMT11:22 8:22 PM MST10:22 PM EST7:22 UAE (+1)05:2223:22 ET10:22 PM CTNaN:� - Denzel Valentine scored three points Tuesday on 1-of-7 shooting as the Chicago Bulls lost to the New York Knicks 100-91. Valentine pulled down three rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -3 in his 23:01 on the floor. He added one block. Valentine went 1 of 5 from 3-point range.
Apr. 2 6:43 PM PT7:43 PM MT8:43 PM CT9:43 PM ET1:43 GMT9:43 6:43 PM MST8:43 PM EST5:43 UAE (+1)03:4321:43 ET8:43 PM CTNaN:� - Denzel Valentine scored eight points Sunday, going 3 of 6 from the field, as the Chicago Bulls defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 117-110. Valentine grabbed three rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +12 in his 26:26 on the floor. He added one block and one steal. Valentine went 2 of 4 from behind the arc.
Apr. 1 5:14 PM PT6:14 PM MT7:14 PM CT8:14 PM ET0:14 GMT8:14 5:14 PM MST7:14 PM EST4:14 UAE (+1)02:1420:14 ET7:14 PM CTNaN:� - Denzel Valentine scored 13 points Saturday on 5-of-11 shooting as the Chicago Bulls topped the Atlanta Hawks 106-104. Valentine pulled down two rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of 0 in his 28:10 of playing time. He added one block. Valentine went 3 of 8 from 3-point range.
Mar. 30 7:07 PM PT8:07 PM MT9:07 PM CT10:07 PM ET2:07 GMT10:07 7:07 PM MST9:07 PM EST6:07 UAE (+1)04:0722:07 ET9:07 PM CTNaN:� - Denzel Valentine scored 12 points Thursday on 3-of-9 shooting as the Chicago Bulls topped the Cleveland Cavaliers 99-93. Valentine pulled down six rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -1 in his 31:56 on the floor. He added one steal. Valentine went 3 of 6 from 3-point range.
Mar. 26 2:25 PM PT3:25 PM MT4:25 PM CT5:25 PM ET21:25 GMT5:25 2:25 PM MST4:25 PM EST1:25 UAE (+1)23:2517:25 ET4:25 PM CTNaN:� - Denzel Valentine scored three points Sunday on 1-of-5 shooting as the Chicago Bulls topped the Milwaukee Bucks 109-94. Valentine grabbed three rebounds and dished out two assists, tallying a plus-minus of -3 in his 23:43 of playing time. Valentine went 1 of 3 from behind the arc.
Mar. 24 7:44 PM PT8:44 PM MT9:44 PM CT10:44 PM ET2:44 GMT10:44 7:44 PM MST9:44 PM EST6:44 UAE (+1)03:4422:44 ET8:44 PM CTNaN:� - Denzel Valentine scored nine points Friday on 3-of-8 shooting as the Chicago Bulls fell to the Philadelphia 76ers 117-107. Valentine pulled down four rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +2 in his 30:23 of playing time. He added one steal. Valentine went 3 of 8 from 3-point range.
Mar. 22 7:17 PM PT8:17 PM MT9:17 PM CT10:17 PM ET2:17 GMT10:17 7:17 PM MST9:17 PM EST6:17 UAE (+1)03:1722:17 ET8:17 PM CTNaN:� - Denzel Valentine scored eight points Wednesday, going 3 of 9 from the field, as the Chicago Bulls defeated the Detroit Pistons 117-95. Valentine pulled down four rebounds and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of +9 in his 21:32 on the floor. He added one steal. Valentine went 2 of 4 from 3-point range.
Mar. 21 7:51 PM PT8:51 PM MT9:51 PM CT10:51 PM ET2:51 GMT10:51 7:51 PM MST9:51 PM EST6:51 UAE (+1)03:5122:51 ET8:51 PM CTNaN:� - Denzel Valentine scored four points Tuesday, going 1 of 7 from the field, as the Chicago Bulls fell to the Toronto Raptors 122-120 in overtime. Valentine pulled down five rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -17 in his 34:45 of playing time. He added one block and one steal. Valentine went 1 of 5 from 3-point range.
Analysis: The rookie couldn't get his shot to fall and had a streak of five straight double-digit scoring efforts snapped. Valentine should still be a solid source of 3-pointers down the stretch, as he's 15 of 40 from behind the arc over his last six outings.
Mar. 18 7:48 PM PT8:48 PM MT9:48 PM CT10:48 PM ET2:48 GMT10:48 7:48 PM MST9:48 PM EST6:48 UAE (+1)03:4822:48 ET8:48 PM CTNaN:� - Denzel Valentine scored 11 points Saturday on 4-of-12 shooting as the Chicago Bulls topped the Utah Jazz 95-86. Valentine pulled down a career-high 12 rebounds and dished out four assists, tallying a plus-minus of +8 in his 28:24 on the floor. He added one steal. Valentine went 3 of 7 from behind the arc.
Analysis: The 2016 first-round pick is providing a nice boost off the bench lately, averaging 11.4 points, 6.2 rebounds and shooting 40 percent (14 of 35) from 3-point range over his last five games. Valentine's recent play could merit a fantasy add if the rookie can keep it up.
Mar. 17 5:39 PM PT6:39 PM MT7:39 PM CT8:39 PM ET0:39 GMT8:39 5:39 PM MST7:39 PM EST4:39 UAE (+1)01:3920:39 ET6:39 PM CTNaN:� - Denzel Valentine scored 11 points Friday, going 4 of 10 from the field, as the Chicago Bulls fell to the Washington Wizards 112-107. Valentine grabbed four rebounds and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of +1 in his 31:26 of playing time. Valentine went 2 of 7 from behind the arc.
Analysis: The rookie has now scored in double figures in four straight games and is a player to keep an eye on for the stretch run, as his minutes should increase with Dwyane Wade out for the season.
Mar. 15 7:18 PM PT8:18 PM MT9:18 PM CT10:18 PM ET2:18 GMT10:18 7:18 PM MST9:18 PM EST6:18 UAE (+1)03:1822:18 ET8:18 PM CTNaN:� - Denzel Valentine scored 11 points Wednesday, going 4 of 10 from the field, as the Chicago Bulls lost to the Memphis Grizzlies 98-91. Valentine grabbed seven rebounds and dished out three assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +1 in his 27:50 of playing time. He added one steal. Valentine went 3 of 7 from 3-point range.
Mar. 13 6:06 PM PT7:06 PM MT8:06 PM CT9:06 PM ET1:06 GMT9:06 6:06 PM MST8:06 PM EST5:06 UAE (+1)02:0621:06 ET7:06 PM CTNaN:� - Denzel Valentine scored 11 points Monday, going 3 of 8 from the field, as the Chicago Bulls topped the Charlotte Hornets 115-109. Valentine grabbed five rebounds and dished out two assists, tallying a plus-minus of +15 in his 27:38 on the floor. Valentine went 3 of 8 from behind the arc.
Mar. 12 7:56 PM PT8:56 PM MT9:56 PM CT10:56 PM ET2:56 GMT10:56 7:56 PM MST9:56 PM EST6:56 UAE (+1)03:5622:56 ET8:56 PM CTNaN:� - Denzel Valentine scored 13 points Sunday, going 5 of 8 from the field, as the Chicago Bulls lost to the Boston Celtics 100-80. Valentine grabbed three rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -9 in his 23:10 on the floor. Valentine went 3 of 6 from 3-point range.
Mar. 10 6:54 PM PT7:54 PM MT8:54 PM CT9:54 PM ET2:54 GMT10:54 7:54 PM MST9:54 PM EST6:54 UAE (+1)03:5421:54 ET8:54 PM CTNaN:� - Denzel Valentine scored eight points Friday on 3-of-8 shooting as the Chicago Bulls fell to the Houston Rockets 115-94. Valentine grabbed five rebounds and had four assists, tallying a plus-minus of +5 in his 23:09 on the floor. He added one steal. Valentine went 2 of 6 from 3-point range.
Mar. 8 5:38 PM PT6:38 PM MT7:38 PM CT8:38 PM ET1:38 GMT9:38 6:38 PM MST8:38 PM EST5:38 UAE (+1)02:3820:38 ET7:38 PM CTNaN:� - Denzel Valentine scored six points Wednesday, going 2 of 8 from the field, as the Chicago Bulls lost to the Orlando Magic 98-91. Valentine pulled down five rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +2 in his 22:43 of playing time. He tacked on one steal. Valentine went 2 of 8 from behind the arc.
Mar. 5 9:01 PM PT10:01 PM MT11:01 PM CT12:01 AM ET5:01 GMT13:01 10:01 PM MST12:01 AM EST9:01 UAE06:010:01 ET11:01 PM CTNaN:� - Denzel Valentine scored eight points Saturday, going 3 of 5 from the field, as the Chicago Bulls lost to the Los Angeles Clippers 101-91. Valentine pulled down three rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +11 in his 13:44 on the floor. Valentine went 2 of 4 from behind the arc.
Feb. 28 6:57 PM PT7:57 PM MT8:57 PM CT9:57 PM ET2:57 GMT10:57 7:57 PM MST9:57 PM EST6:57 UAE (+1)03:5721:57 ET8:57 PM CTNaN:� - Denzel Valentine scored seven points Tuesday, going 3 of 7 from the field, as the Chicago Bulls lost to the Denver Nuggets 125-107. Valentine grabbed seven rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -11 in his 27:24 on the floor. Valentine went 1 of 5 from behind the arc.
Jan. 30 5:30 AM PT6:30 AM MT7:30 AM CT8:30 AM ET13:30 GMT21:30 6:30 AM MST8:30 AM EST17:30 UAE14:308:30 ET7:30 AM CTNaN:� - Valentine was back with the Bulls on Sunday after a one-game stint with D-League affiliate Windy City Bulls.
Analysis: The first-round pick scored 24 points and had eight assists and seven rebounds for the Windy City. In limited minutes, Valentine is averaging 3.3 points per game for the Bulls.
Jan. 12 7:06 PM PT8:06 PM MT9:06 PM CT10:06 PM ET3:06 GMT11:06 8:06 PM MST10:06 PM EST7:06 UAE (+1)04:0622:06 ET9:06 PM CTNaN:� - Valentine will return Saturday against the Pelicans after missing one game due to illness, but he'll be rested Sunday when the Bulls play Memphis.
Analysis: Valentine had missed three games with an ankle problem before scoring a season-high 19 points Tuesday with Jimmy Butler and Nikola Mirotic out due to illness.
Jan. 10 5:47 PM PT6:47 PM MT7:47 PM CT8:47 PM ET1:47 GMT9:47 6:47 PM MST8:47 PM EST5:47 UAE (+1)02:4720:47 ET7:47 PM CTNaN:� - Valentine scored a career-high 19 points on five 3-pointers for Chicago in Tuesday's loss to Washington.
Analysis: Valentine, who had been plagued by a sore left ankle and had played in just two of the Bulls' previous eight games, got a chance with Jimmy Butler (illness), Nikola Mirotic (illness) and Dwyane Wade (rest) all out.
Oct. 4 3:01 PM PT4:01 PM MT5:01 PM CT6:01 PM ET22:01 GMT6:01 3:01 PM MST5:01 PM EST2:01 UAE (+1)00:0118:01 ET5:01 PM CT21:01 - Valentine made his NBA debut in the Bulls' win over Indiana on Saturday.
Analysis: The rookie missed part of the preseason with a sprained right ankle and was held out of the season opener as well. Valentine won't be seeing many minutes when the Bulls are at full strength, though he'll be a candidate to fill in on nights when Dwyane Wade needs a breather.
July 18 7:41 PM PT8:41 PM MT9:41 PM CT10:41 PM ET2:41 GMT10:41 7:41 PM MST9:41 PM EST6:41 UAE (+1)04:4122:41 ET9:41 PM CT1:41 - Valentine hit the tying 3-pointer with the final second of regulation, then made a jumper at the buzzer in overtime to give the Chicago Bulls an 84-82 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.
Analysis: Valentine was scoreless on 0-for-6 shooting through three quarters, but he proved that fortunes change quickly in Las Vegas. His 3-pointer with 0.2 seconds forced the extra period after Tyus Jones had just given Minnesota a 77-74 lead on a 3 with 3.6 seconds to go.
July 11 7:53 AM PT8:53 AM MT9:53 AM CT10:53 AM ET14:53 GMT22:53 7:53 AM MST9:53 AM EST18:53 UAE16:5310:53 ET9:53 AM CT13:53 - Valentine, the 14th overall pick, scored 13 points in Chicago's 83-70 win over Philadelphia on Sunday at the Las Vegas Summer League.
Analysis: It uncertain if Valentine will get enough serious minutes during the regular season to warrant a draft pick in fantasy leagues.

Regular Season Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
16-17 Chi 57 17.1 5.1 2.6 1.1 0.5 0.1 0.9 .354 .351 .778
Career 57 17.1 5.1 2.6 1.1 0.5 0.1 0.9 .354 .351 .778

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
16-17 Chi  57 977 102 288 73 208 14 18 11 151 63 30 7 49 291
Career 57 977 102 288 73 208 14 18 11 151 63 30 7 49 291

Postseason Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
16-17 Chi 4 5.5 1.3 2.0 0.5 0.0 0.3 0.5 .333 .250 -
Career 4 5.5 1.3 2.0 0.5 0.0 0.3 0.5 .333 .250 -

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
16-17 Chi  4 22 2 6 1 4 0 0 0 8 2 0 1 2 5
Career 4 22 2 6 1 4 0 0 0 8 2 0 1 2 5

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