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Doug McDermott outplaying Tony Snell to this point of preseason

SACRAMENTO, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Doug McDermott #3 of the Chicago Bulls stands on the court during the game against the Sacramento Kings on November 20, 2014 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

SACRAMENTO, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Doug McDermott #3 of the Chicago Bulls stands on the court during the game against the Sacramento Kings on November 20, 2014 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Last season, Doug McDermott could barely get off the bench for the Bulls, while Tony Snell was a fixture in the team's rotation.

It's very early in the preseason, but by the looks of things, that's something which could change this year. K.C. Johnson of The Chicago Tribune:

Hoiberg changed his mind and started Snell a second straight game at small forward, though McDermott entered quickly after Snell drew two quick fouls. McDermott later started the second half for a resting Butler, and Hoiberg said he still planned to start McDermott at some point in the preseason.

He should.

For the second straight game, Snell looked unimpressive and McDermott more aggressive. Beyond his 2-for-10 shooting, Snell too often didn't match physical play and made little impact.

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If McDermott's shooting remains a constant, that could open up the spacing for the offense, which would potentially make him more valuable on that end of the floor. There would be a sacrifice on the defensive end, however, so it'll be interesting to see how Hoiberg ultimately ends up using both players.

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