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Luol Deng
PPG RPG APG
14.0 4.9 1.5
Team: MiamiHeight: 6-9 Born: 4/16/1985
Position: FWeight: 220 Birthplace: Wau, Sudan
College: DukeDraft: 1st Round 7th pick by Suns (2004)


Latest News
Dec. 15 9:16 PM PT10:16 PM MT11:16 PM CT12:16 AM ET5:16 GMT13:16 10:16 PM MST12:16 AM EST9:16 UAE06:160:16 ET11:16 PM CT3:16 - Deng recorded his second double-double of the season Sunday.
Analysis: Deng finished the night with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Chris Bosh was out with injury, so expect Deng's rebounding numbers to decline when he returns.
Dec. 5 7:39 PM PT8:39 PM MT9:39 PM CT10:39 PM ET3:39 GMT11:39 8:39 PM MST10:39 PM EST7:39 UAE (+1)04:3922:39 ET9:39 PM CT1:39 - Deng has a broken right hand.
Analysis: Deng is averaging 13.6 points.
Nov. 24 9:29 PM PT10:29 PM MT11:29 PM CT12:29 AM ET5:29 GMT13:29 10:29 PM MST12:29 AM EST9:29 UAE06:290:29 ET11:29 PM CT3:29 - Deng scored 26 on 10-of-14 shooting and grabbed a season-high eight rebounds in Sunday's win over Charlotte.
Analysis: Deng's 50.3 field-goal percentage is the second-highest of his career.
Nov. 9 7:20 PM PT8:20 PM MT9:20 PM CT10:20 PM ET3:20 GMT11:20 8:20 PM MST10:20 PM EST7:20 UAE (+1)04:2022:20 ET9:20 PM CT1:20 - Deng scored a season-high 30 points in a 105-96 victory over the Mavericks on Sunday night.
Analysis: Deng's offseason was overshadowed by Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry's racially charged remarks. Now the Sudan native can focus on helping improve the four-time defending Eastern Conference champions and efforts like this should give him confidence.
Sep. 26 1:00 PM PT2:00 PM MT3:00 PM CT4:00 PM ET20:00 GMT4:00 1:00 PM MST3:00 PM EST0:00 UAE (+1)22:0016:00 ET3:00 PM CT19:00 - Deng says he forgives Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry for making racially charged remarks about him.
Analysis: Deng says he has spoken with Ferry about the comments and believes "he's really sorry for what he said."
July 15 2:11 PM PT3:11 PM MT4:11 PM CT5:11 PM ET21:11 GMT5:11 2:11 PM MST4:11 PM EST1:11 UAE (+1)23:1117:11 ET4:11 PM CT20:11 - Luol Deng has signed a $20 million, two-year contract with the Miami Heat. He agreed to the deal over the weekend. The contract signed Tuesday includes a player option for 2015-16.
Analysis: Deng is entering his 11th NBA season, after spending almost his entire career with the Chicago Bulls. He appeared in 40 games with the Cleveland Cavaliers following a trade last season. In Miami, he figures to compete for the starting spot vacated last week when LeBron James left the Heat for a return to the Cavaliers. Deng has averaged 16.0 points in his career. He was picked No. 7 overall from Duke in the 2004 draft.
July 13 11:23 AM PT12:23 PM MT1:23 PM CT2:23 PM ET18:23 GMT2:23 11:23 AM MST1:23 PM EST22:23 UAE20:2314:23 ET1:23 PM CT17:23 - Deng agreed to a $20 million, two-year deal with the Miami Heat on Sunday, said Herb Rudoy, one of Deng's agents. The deal includes a player option for the 2015-16 season, Rudoy said. His contract should be signed early this week.
Analysis: Deng is entering his 11th NBA season, having spent almost his entire career with the Chicago Bulls. He appeared in 40 games with the Cleveland Cavaliers after a trade last season. He fills a need in Miami, which lost LeBron James last week after the four-time NBA MVP said he would leave the Heat after four seasons and return to the Cavaliers. Deng has averaged 16.0 points per game in his career, after being chosen No. 7 overall from Duke in the 2004 draft.

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