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Bulls rookie Chandler Hutchison embracing his role as defensive stopper

Jan 01, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times

Coach Jim Boylen had a simple message for his rookie forward last month: Find an identity.

Chandler Hutchison didn't have to be told twice.

When asked if Hutchison is embracing the idea of becoming a defensive stopper, Boylen said, "I think he is. What I talk about [with Hutchison] is my experiences with Kawhi Leonard as a stopper first, Defensive Player of the Year [in both 2015 and 2016]. Paul George was a stopper first, and then Jimmy Butler was a stopper first. I was able to b...