Who to watch: Lauri Markkanen

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The previous record was held by Damian Lillard who completed the feat in 44 games. If this shooting continues Lauri could take the record for 3 pointers made by a rookie, also held by Lillard. Since we'll clearly be keeping a close eye on this amazing player, here are some facts to know:

Lauri Elias Markkanen is a Finnish basketball player for the Chicago Bulls

Born: May 22, 1997 (age 20), Vantaa, Finland

Height: 7′ 0″

NBA draft: 2017, Minnesota Timberwolves (Round: 1 / Pick: 7)

School: Arizona Wildcats men's basketball

Playing career: 2014 - present


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