Player grades: LaVine scores season-high 30 points in win vs. Raptors

On Monday, the Chicago Bulls cruised to a 111-97 victory over the Toronto Raptors following falling to Toronto on Sunday.

The Bulls took control in the second-half which started in the third quarter, outscoring the Raptors 28-17.

Chicago was led by Zach LaVine, who scored a season-high 30 points, 3 rebounds, 5 assists, and 2 steals on 11-of-20 from the field and 4-of-8 from 3-point range, including 19 of those points coming in the second-half.

Nikola Vucevic finished with 15 points, 13 rebounds, 4 assists, and 2 blocks while DeMar DeRozan played more of a playmaker role against his former team, finishing with 9 points, 6 rebounds, 7 assists, and 1 steal.

Check out the player grades from the Bulls’ 14-point victory on Monday.

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DeMar DeRozan: B-

DeMar DeRozan played more of a facilitator role in Monday’s victory, finishing with 9 points, 6 rebounds, 7 assists, and 1 steal. DeRozan only took six shots and hit 5-of-6 from the free throw line as Zach LaVine took the reins on offense, scoring a season-high in points.

Zach LaVine: A

Zach LaVine is starting to truly look like himself, as he scored a season-high 30 points, 3 rebounds, 5 assists, and 2 steals on 11-of-20 from the field and 4-of-8 from 3-point range. LaVine scored 19 of his 30 points in the second-half to help clinch the game for the Bulls.

Nikola Vucevic: B+

Nikola Vucevic continued his dominant rebounding rate on Monday, finishing with 15 points, 13 rebounds, 4 assists, and 2 blocks on 7-of-14 shooting from the floor. Vooch scored 8 of his 15 in the third quarter, where the Bulls outscored the Raptors 28-17.

Ayo Dosunmu: B-

Ayo Dosunmu finished with 12 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, and 2 blocks on 5-of-10 shooting from the field in Monday’s win. Dosunmu struggled defending Fred VanVleet, who scored 27 points but ultimately the Bulls came out on top and got the win.

Patrick Williams: B

Patrick Williams finished with 10 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists, and 1 block against the Raptors on Monday. Williams has continued to be steady for the Bulls over the last few weeks following a slow start to the season.

Alec Caruso: A-

Alex Caruso filled yet another statsheet on Monday, finishing with 3 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals, and 2 blocks in Chicago’s victory over Toronto. Caruso will rarely light up the scoreboard with his scoring but he does everything needed to win basketball games.

Goran Dragic: A-

The veteran point guard has continued his productive play off the bench for Billy Donovan game in and game out. Dragic finished with 10 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, and 1 steal on Monday with a +18 while on the floor.

Javonte Green: B+

Good things just tend to happen with Javonte Green on the floor. Green finished with 9 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists, and 1 steal on Monday. Green comes off the bench every night and provides a spark of energy for Billy Donovan and the Bulls.

Derrick Jones Jr.: B

Derrick Jones Jr. has seen his minutes increase over the last few games as he’s consistently made a positive impact. Jones Jr. is a high-flying option on offense who can catch lobs like no other and is long enough to defend multiple positions.

Story originally appeared on Lonzo Wire