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Lightfoot, Ayo Dosunmu join St. Sabina Juneteenth rally for peace

CHICAGO — An emotional rally and Juneteenth march took place Friday night at St. Sabina in Auburn Gresham. A cross-section of city leaders, Bulls guard Ayo Dosunmu and South Side families came to the church in an effort to reduce gun violence. Mayor Lightfoot, Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton, former Education Secretary Arne Duncan, joined Dosunmu […]
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Illinois Basketball: Ayo Dosunmu continues to rack up accolades

When Ayo Dosunmu was coming out of the Illinois basketball program, many people undervalued him. Where is the proof that people undervalued the Illini star? Well, there were 37 players selected ahead of Ayo in the 2021 NBA Draft. He went with the No. 38 pick, also known as the eighth pick in the second round. For one reason or another, NBA scouts didn’t think highly of Ayo.
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Kofi Cockburn Leaning on Ayo Dosunmu While Chasing NBA Draft Dreams

Cockburn leaning on Dosunmu's advice during draft process originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago. Kofi Cockburn talks to his former college teammate Ayo Dosunmu every day. And Cockburn — who, despite wrapping his third season at Illinois as Dosunmu embarked on his rookie campaign in the NBA, is four months older than the Chicago Bulls guard — says he oftentimes plays the big brother role.

Ayo Dosunmu caps stellar rookie campaign with All-Rookie honors

If the 2021 NBA draft was redone, at least according to a media voting panel, the Bulls have themselves a lottery pick. That's because Bulls rookie Ayo Dosunmu, the 38th selection in last year's NBA draft, was named part of the 2022 NBA All-Rookie team, a second-team selection. Dosunmu became...
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Bulls’ Ayo Dosunmu earns spot on All-Rookie Second Team

It was a bit surprising that Ayo Dosunmu dropped to No. 38 in the 2021 NBA Draft, and the Bulls promptly scooped up the hometown product after he starred at the University of Illinois for three years. While my expectations weren’t all that high for Ayo as a rookie, he was thrust into major playing time due to injuries and COVID-19 and performed admirably, earning himself a spot on the All-Rookie Second Team.

Ayo Dosunmu Has Been Named to the All-Rookie Second Team!

Selected with the No. 38th pick in the 2021 NBA Draft, Ayo Dosunmu finished the year as one of the top-10 rookies in the NBA. As the league officially announced the All-Rookie Teams on Wednesday night, Dosunmu earned himself a second-team honor. Here’s a look at the selections on both squads:

Ayo Dosunmu named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team

CHICAGO, Ill. (WAND) -- After being drafted 38th overall a year ago, former Illini star Ayo Dosunmu has been named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team. During the regular season with the Chicago Bulls, Ayo averaged 27.4 minutes and shot 52 percent from the field. During the 77 regular season...

Chicago Bulls can be saved if Ayo Dosunmu, Patrick Williams develop properly

The Chicago Bulls find themselves in arguably the worst place to be in the NBA: basketball purgatory. Teams with realistic championship expectations are continually looking for ways to improve their chances of hoisting a Larry O’Brien trophy by the end of the season. Bottom feeders, on the other hand, are looking for creative ways to lose games and pilfer top draft picks. Chicago, however, simply doesn’t fit into either of those categories.
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Bulls' Ayo Dosunmu: Joins starting five

Dosunmu will start Wednesday's Game 5 against the Bucks. With Alex Caruso (concussion) sidelined, Dosunmu will take his place as the Bulls' starting point guard for Game 5. He contributed eight points, two assists, two rebounds and a steal across 29 minutes in Sunday's Game 4, and he should have more opportunities Wednesday with Caruso and Zach LaVine (COVID-19 health and safety protocols) sidelined.

Chicago Bulls should play Ayo Dosunmu more minutes in the NBA Playoffs

Ayo Dosunmu has made the NBA Playoffs in his first season with the Chicago Bulls. That is an impressive feat, and I would venture to say any Bulls fan would say the Illini legend was an important piece in helping the team get to this point. But the No. 6 seed Bulls just happened to run into the defending champion No. 3 seed Milwaukee Bucks.
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Bulls' Ayo Dosunmu: Starts second half of Game 4

Dosunmu started the second half of Sunday's Game 4 against the Bucks, Cody Westerlund of reports. Alex Caruso was hit in the fact during the final minutes of the first half, but it's unclear if he'll be available off the bench during the second half. Dosunmu has averaged just 1.3 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 11.3 minutes during the first three games of the series.