2018C3 wrote:What was the turning point that made Jimmy break out? Was it a talk with Mark Wahlberg? Lol, something happened along the way. What was it?.........Thibs? / Deng???? Somewhere along the line a switch just flipped.
his first year as a full time starter (his third overall) was really discombobulated. derrick got re-injured, taking the wind out of the season. then jimmy got injured, then deng got injured and was traded shortly thereafter. psychologically, it was probably a combination of a leadership opportunity heading into the next season along with his decision to turn down the bulls contract offer and bet on himself