DeMar DeRozan has fans worrying after update on mental health

Chicago Bulls' DeMar DeRozan shared a rather cryptic post on X.

DeMar DeRozan has fans worrying after update on mental health

DeMar DeRozan

DeMar DeRozan’s recent tweet on X has sparked concern among fans and followers. The Chicago Bulls forward expressed feelings of loneliness and being overwhelmed, despite being in a room full of people.

DeRozan has been open about his struggles with depression and has in the past used his platform to raise awareness and reduce stigma in the NBA community. His advocacy led to the league mandating mental health professionals on each team’s medical staff.

I'm controlling these emotions Room full of people, I'm alone, feel like I'm drowning in the ocean.
DeMar DeRozan wrote on X

Furthermore, as DeMar DeRozan approaches free agency, his future in the NBA has become uncertain. He’s open to remaining with the Chicago Bulls, but speculation about his next move has persisted. 

DeRozan’s commitment to destigmatizing mental health struggles now extends beyond his own experiences. His courage in sharing his vulnerabilities has inspired others facing similar challenges. 

DeMar DeRozan won’t rule out signing Los Angeles Lakes contract amid Chicago Bulls rumors

DeMar DeRozan is open to playing for his hometown team, the Los Angeles Lakers, as he approaches free agency. He expressed his desire to remain with the Chicago Bulls but is also interested in exploring other options.

When I was a kid, everybody knows I'm a Kobe guy at the end of the day. Always been a Kobe guy, been a Lakers fan since Day 1. You can never say no about playing at home, especially for playing for a historic team like the Lakers. So time will tell, we'll see where the cards fall. Until then, I'll see what happens. I always want to be where I'm wanted. I know what I'ma do from there so we'll see how it plays out.
DeMar DeRozan said

DeRozan’s skills would benefit the Lakers, but he wouldn’t address their biggest issue – their lack of three-point shooting. The Lakers struggled with three-pointers this season, ranking 24th in three-pointers made per game and 15th in three-point percentage.

Moreover, if LeBron James remains with the Lakers, they would have some financial flexibility to sign DeRozan. However, prioritizing a point guard would take precedence, making it uncertain if DeRozan would be a feasible option. DeRozan seeks a longer-term contract, which the Lakers might not be able to offer.

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