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LAS VEGAS — Zach LaVine says he is ready to “wake up” the doubters who wonder if he is worth the four-year, $78 million extension the Chicago Bulls officially matched on Sunday.

“I’m my hardest critic,” LaVine said Sunday night during the Bulls’ summer league game. “There’s nothing that any of you guys can say to me that I [don’t] take harder upon myself. I go back and critique my game every year. I’m used to people sleeping on me, and I’m also used to waking them up as well. I’m happy that I have this contract, and I’m happy that I have a little extra motivation to go out there and prove it to some people that don’t believe in me.

“At the end of the day, I believe in myself, I believe in my work, and I’m going to show the city of Chicago it’s a good choice and I’m here to stay. I’m going to be their guy, and I’m ready to do whatever to help this team get back to that spot.”

Zach LaVine landed a $78 million offer sheet, one the Bulls felt they had to match even if they

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