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Lauri Markkanen is letting it fly, and the Bulls' offense is seeing the benefit

CHICAGO - Lauri Markkanen doesn't much like making a fuss, particularly when it comes to commenting on his own play.

But his occasional, albeit begrudging, acceptance of the former has forced him to do more of the latter.

Markkanen doesn't like missing shots. And he especially doesn't like forcing them. He's a team player, long schooled in the fundamentals of making the right play.

Recently, teammates and

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