Marquis Teague comes of age in Bulls’ victory

Marquis Teague - photo by Brace Hemmelgram- US Presswire
Marquis Teague – photo by Brace Hemmelgram- US Presswire

“I just play basketball. I’ve been playing against people my whole life,” the 19-year-old said. “I’m just playing basketball. It’s not a big deal to me. It’s just like playing in the park.”  It helps when those “people” include the likes of his brother Jeff, the starting point guard, as well as injured Hornets shooting guard Eric Gordon and starter George Hill.

Bulls rookie Marquis Teague, although he hasn’t had extended playing time this season, looked like a veteran in Wednesday night’s 96-89 road win over the 76ers.

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