Luol Deng

Basketball Player

Luol Deng is a British professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association's Chicago Bulls and the Great Britain national basketball team. He plays the small forward position. He was selected to his first All Star game during the 2011-12 NBA season, joining teammate Derrick Rose. Born in what is now South Sudan, Deng fled the country with his family as a child, moving to Egypt and then the United Kingdom, becoming a British citizen in 2006.… Read More

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  • Lakers' Luol Deng Is Out 'indefinitely' With Sprained Right Wrist
    LATimes - 3 days ago
  • Luol Deng Is Becoming Comfortable With Lakers' Offense
    LATimes - 13 days ago
  • Deng Looking Forward To Lakers Renaissance
    Yahoo News - Oct 22, 2016
  • Lakers' Jordan Clarkson Continues To Impress Off The Bench
    LATimes - Oct 08, 2016


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Luol Deng.


1985 Birth Born on April 16, 1985.


2003 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Considered a five-star recruit by, Deng was listed as the No. 1 small forward and the No. 2 player in the nation in 2003.
2004 19 Years Old 1 More Event
He averaged 30.1 minutes and scored 15.1 points per game en route to a berth in the 2004 Final Four. … Read More


For the 2006–07 season, Deng was the only Bull to start all 82 regular season games. … Read More
On 26 March 2007 Deng posted a new career-high 38 points to lead the Bulls to a home victory against the Portland Trail Blazers. … Read More
2008 - 2010 3 More Events
2011 26 Years Old 1 More Event
On 24 February 2011, Deng scored 20 points, 10 rebounds, and hit the game winning 3-point shot with 16 seconds left on the clock in a game against the Miami Heat. … Read More
…  The small forward was an All-Star with the Bulls in 2012 and 2013 before splitting the 2013–14 season with the Cleveland Cavaliers. … Read More
Deng was selected as a reserve for the 2013 NBA All-Star Game, along with Joakim Noah.
On 7 January 2014, the Chicago Bulls traded Deng to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Andrew Bynum, two future second round draft picks in 2015 and 2016 (initially traded from the Portland Trail Blazers to the Cavaliers), a protected future pick the Cavaliers received from the Sacramento Kings, and the right to swap first round picks with the Cavaliers in the 2015 draft. … Read More


On June 29, 2015, Deng exercised his player option for the 2015–16 season.
On February 19, 2016, he scored a season-high 30 points in a 115–111 win over the Atlanta Hawks. … Read More
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