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Boozer Impressive, Still Improving

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In his last four games, Carlos Boozer is averaging 25 points on 64.2 percent shooting. His season average is up to 19.1 points, and the Bulls are 9-3 since his return from a broken right hand even though they dropped the first two games he played.

But as impressive as the statistics are, they’re downright striking when you consider them after listening to coach Tom Thibodeau assess the power forward’s level of conditioning after the Bulls’ 87-80 victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night.

“It’s amazing that he’s doing what he’s doing,” Thibodeau said. “I still think he’s working himself into shape. His legs aren’t under him yet. He’s in great shape but...

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