DeMar DeRozan Blasts SI’s No. 36 Player Ranking

by September 13, 2017

DeMar DeRozan was irked by Sports Illustrated ranking him 36th in their NBA player rankings ahead of the 2018-19 season.

DeRozan, 28, reacted in much the same way last summer, when the mag ranked him 46th in the League.

The All-Star guard is coming off career-best averages in points (27.3) and assists (5.2) for the Toronto Raptors.

Per the Globe and Mail:

He had a similar reaction last year at SI’s No. 46 ranking, tweeting “FOH 46” and “ProveEM.” DeRozan did just that, earning NBA all-star status while ranking fifth in scoring at 27.3 points a game during the regular season.


Sports Illustrated had him at No. 61 in 2015-16.


This season, SI has DeRozan sandwiched between New York’s Carmelo Anthony and Milwaukee’s Khris Middleton.

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