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CHICAGO (CBS) – Bulls guard Alex Caruso was named to the NBA’s All-Defensive First Team for the first time in his six-year career, the league announced on Tuesday.
Caruso joined other defensive studs like Jrue Holiday of the Milwaukee Bucks, Jaren Jackson Jr. of the Memphis Grizzlies, Brook Lopez of the Milwaukee Bucks and Evan Mobley of the Cleveland Cavaliers.
The 2022-23 Kia NBA All-Defensive First Team:
▪️ Alex Caruso, Chicago Bulls
▪️ Jrue Holiday, Milwaukee Bucks
▪️ Jaren Jackson Jr., Memphis Grizzlies
▪️ Brook Lopez, Milwaukee Bucks
▪️ Evan Mobley, Cleveland Cavaliers pic.twitter.com/Qc5eTBeBkx
— NBA Communications (@NBAPR) May 9, 2023
The Bulls guard averaged 1.5 steals and 0.7 blocks per game during the 2022-23 season, during which he played in 67 games. He led the league in deflections per 36 minutes and was the defensive anchor on a team that finished fifth in defensive rating.
Congrats @ACFresh21 on being named to the NBA’s All-Defensive First-Team! pic.twitter.com/tguoII0GWE
— Chicago Bulls (@chicagobulls) May 9, 2023
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Author : Alex Ortiz
Publish date : 2023-05-09 18:28:00
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