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Doug McDermott insists his confidence is fine

Doug McDermott insists his confidence is fine

LAS VEGAS — Doug McDermott learned a lot during a disappointing rookie season, much of it of the hard knocks variety. Perhaps that's why his 0-for-6 start in the Bulls' 81-66 loss to the Raptors on Sunday afternoon didn't faze him. Just like his 5-for-7 finish for 11 points didn't impress him. "Last summer, I was playing well, scoring a lot. You feel like, 'OK, this is the NBA.' And then you look at the floor and there's only one pro out there," McDermott said. "It's a different deal. It's the big leagues and it's something I keep in the back of my mind to get better." McDermott, the 11th overall pick in...

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