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DeMar DeRozan reveals mentality that helps him in the clutch

DeMar DeRozan doesn’t fear the moment



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One of the best players in the clutch this season in the NBA has been DeMar DeRozan of the Chicago Bulls. He always steps up in the fourth quarter, and he seems to take over the game when the Bulls need it most. This was all on display on Wednesday night as DeRozan led Chicago to a big win over the Indiana Pacers in overtime.

DeMar DeRozan was huge for the Bulls on Wednesday night as he had 46 points in the 132-29 win. DeRozan revealed why he has no problem in the biggest moments: He isn’t afraid of failure.

You embrace those moments,” DeRozan said after the game, according to an article from “I’m not scared to fail. I’m not scared to try to make something happen. I want those moments more than anything. It always reminds me of my childhood, being a kid and doing the little fake down, jumping on the bed and fake shooting the shot. As a competitor, those moments are always something I try to relish. Me being a student of the game, I’ve seen the wildest outcomes. I always keep that in mind. Anything is possible. It’s not over until the time runs out. Whenever we’re in a situation like that, I always think this could be another situation where something wild could happen in our favor and stick with it. It was one those games where everything got aligned for you and you have to take care of the moment. Tonight was one of those situations; you have to stick with it, and we stuck with it.”

DeRozan certainly has the right mentality, and it has helped the Bulls time and time again this season.

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