DeMar DeRozan on enjoying in NBA Paris Recreation 2023

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For the primary time in his life DeMar DeRozan is visiting Paris. On Thursday the Bulls will play in opposition to the Pistons within the French capital for the 12 months’s NBA Paris Recreation.

The 33-year-old star says he is not going to take as a right the chance to play in entrance of the followers in Europe.

Through Joe Cowley of Chicago Sun-Times:

“It’s an expertise that’s certainly one of a sort,” DeRozan stated. “I’ve been within the league 14 years and I’ve by no means been to Paris. So to come back right here and have the ability to compete, and do one thing in entrance of a fan base you don’t get the possibility to do one thing in entrance of, I don’t take the chance as a right one bit. It’s the expertise that lasts a lifetime.”

This season DeRozan is averaging 26.1 factors, 5 rebounds and 4.9 assists in 36 minutes per recreation.