Rui Hachimura was in his bag in the Wizards' win over the Bulls

Mike DePrisco
NBC Sports Washington

Rui Hachimura may have missed 22 consecutive games with a groin injury, but after four games back it's clear he's not dealing with any rust. 

This was apparent all game against the Bulls Tuesday night. Hachimura finished with 20 points and four rebounds on 7-of-12 shooting and was cooking Chicago every chance he got. 

Let's re-live the moments where the Wizards rookie was especially in his bag. 

Up and under on LaVine

Hachimura is growing more and more confident in his game with each passing day. At this point, he's able to recognize when he has a mismatch and demand the ball down low as he did with Zach LaVine in the second half. 

This probably should have been an and-one as well.

Hachimura becoming a versatile two-way player will inherently raise the Wizards ceiling both in the short term and long term. 

A pair of big slams

One of the most important developments for Hachimura this season has been his ability to go up strong with the ball and finish through traffic. 

After Ian Mahinmi went up soft and had his dunk blocked, the rookie followed up and showed everyone how it's done. 

Then later in the game when Hachimura leaked past the Bulls defense to find himself open on the break, he rose up with the same force and threw down another monster slam. 

Notice how no Bulls player in the area tried to contest him.

Sure it was on a fast break and was most likely a guaranteed bucket anyway, but when defenders see a player go up with force they think twice about contesting that guy next time. 

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