• Lauri Markkanen
    PF, Chicago Bulls

    Lauri Markkanen tied his career high with 35 points (13-of-25 shooting), to go with 17 rebounds, two assists and a steal in Wednesday's loss to the Hornets.

    It was a banner game for the third-year forward, who looked as confident as ever with his shot. Efficiency was a real drag to Markkanen's fantasy game last year so this start is encouraging for his owners for numerous reasons. If he is able to stay mostly healthy throughout the season he could end up being a real steal for owners who snagged him in the fourth round.