Luol Deng


Bulls Host Fireside Chat with Luol Deng and Lymari Media

On April 22, the Bulls hosted a fireside chat at Semicolon Bookstore & Gallery with Lymari Media and Bulls Legend Luol Deng, celebrating the launch of the graphic novel Queen Amani Renas: Protector of Nubia with students from Chicago Bulls College Prep and Urban Prep Academies. At the event, Christian...
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LA Lakers Finally Finish Paying Luol Deng For Contract Given In 2016

In 2016, the Los Angeles Lakers were facing an extremely uncertain future. After 20 years, they were getting ready to build a roster without Kobe Bryant. Considering the Lakers brand requires the team to be competitive, the front office decided to sign former All-Star Luol Deng to a four-year, $72 million contract.
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Luol Deng Will Get More Money From The Lakers Than DeAndre Jordan, Malik Monk, Dwight Howard, Kent Bazemore, And Trevor Ariza This Season Despite Retiring In 2019

Despite how their roster has performed this season, there is something to be said about the Los Angeles Lakers' signings during the offseason. After trading for Russell Westbrook in the offseason, the Lakers had three max contracts in their salary cap and had to sign a full roster around those players.

Luol Deng Sets The Record Straight On His Departure From The Lakers: "There's No Way I Wasn't Good Enough To Play On That Team..."

Before there was LeBron James, Anthony Davis, and Carmelo Anthony, the Lakers were just a team looking for their next big talent. The famous 'young core' of that era included D'Angelo Russell, Brandon Ingram, Jordan Clarkson, and Julius Randle. Of course, NBA veteran Luol Deng was also a part of that crew before being taken out of the rotation.
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Luol Deng On Short Lakers Stint: ‘I Never Said I Didn’t Want To Play’

Much has been written about Luol Deng’s contract with the Los Angeles Lakers. Deng signed a four-year, $72M deal with the Lakers in 2016, but played just 57 games with the team over two seasons. He inked the contract right after Kobe Bryant retired, but the Lakers leaned toward a youth movement despite signing Deng, and the veteran forward was relegated to the bench.

Luol Deng Lauds Joakim Noah's Energy, Which Defined a Bulls Era

Deng on Joakim Noah: 'He gave the organization everything' originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago. In November 2019, Luol Deng signed a ceremonial one-day contract to retire as a Chicago Bull. Whether or not Joakim Noah does so before his official night on Thursday at the United Center, Deng had...

Chicago Bulls: Luol Deng was the ultimate net positive for this team

One of the often-forgotten star players for the Chicago Bulls over the past couple of decades is the two-time All-Star small forward and one-time All-Defensive Team selection Luol Deng. The seventh overall pick of the Phoenix Suns in the first round of the 2004 NBA Draft (later traded to the Bulls on draft night, though) played in Chicago for 10 seasons.

Luol Deng awarded OBE in Queen's birthday honours list

British basketball great Luol Deng has been awarded an OBE in the Queen's birthday honours list for his services to the sport. The two-time NBA All-Star, who retired from the league after 15 seasons in 2019, arrived in London as a refugee after escaping the civil war in South Sudan with his family.
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NBA Africa Announced; Dikembe Mutombo, Luol Deng, More Among Investors

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Monday the formation of NBA Africa, which will run the new Basketball Africa League and conduct other league's business ventures from Africa, per Marc J. Spears of ESPN. Former players Dikembe Mutombo, Luol Deng, Joakim Noah, Grant Hill and Junior Bridgeman are among the investors...

Former Bulls Joakim Noah, Luol Deng invest in NBA Africa

The NBA announced Monday the formation of NBA Africa, an institution which will spearhead the league's continued work on the continent. At the forefront of the endeavor is a lengthy list of investors, including but not limited to Dikembe Mutombo, Grant Hill, Junior Bridgeman and former Chicago Bulls Luol Deng and Joakim Noah.

Joakim Noah and Luol Deng Named as Investors in NBA Africa

As the NBA tries to expand its horizon, Africa has become a major point of emphasis. According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, numerous former NBA standouts have joined together to invest in the league’s new entity, which includes Bulls legends Joakim Noah and Luol Deng. NBA Africa will oversee business...