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Bulls’ Zach LaVine creates monster throwdown with perfect lob to Daniel Theis

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Chicago Bulls superstar Zach LaVine is used to being on the receiving end of alley-oops. But on Thursday against the Toronto Raptors, the two-time NBA Slam Dunk Champion was the one doing the dishing.

LaVine made his Bulls teammate Daniel Theis look good twice after connecting for not one, but two alley-oop jams against the Raptors at United Center.

Chicago’s one-time All-Star turned defense to easy fastbreak points after taking the ball away from Pascal Siakam on this play. But instead of taking it for himself, LaVine rewarded his big for running the break and tossed a pinpoint lob.

“Air Theis” did the rest and finished a two-handed hammer right over Siakam.

That oop was so nice that LaVine couldn’t resist doing it twice. He hooked up once more with the German center a few possessions later, this time through a brilliant pick-and-roll set. After attracting three red shirts, the Bulls superstar threw a looping pass as Theis finished with yet another rim-rocker.

Those beautiful connections sparked the Bulls’ run as they came away with a 122-113 win. LaVine finished with 22 points and was one assist shy of tying his career-high with 13 dimes. Theis, who was acquired by the Bulls from the Celtics over the deadline, added a double-double of 14 points and 10 boards.