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Chicago Sun-Times Oct 29, 2014

Jimmy Butler out for Bulls’ opener

“Next man up,’’ has come out of the mouth of Tom Thibodeau way too many times the past few years. Whether if it’s been injuries to Derrick Rose, Carlos Boozer, Luol Deng or Joakim Noah, the Bulls coach has been very consistent with that mentality.

VIDEO: How far can the Heat go this season?

Miami is one of the most puzzling teams in the Eastern Conference and the mystery will start unraveling tonight. The Heat open a new season and a new era at home against the Wizards. LeBron James is long gone. Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade are called to carry a group that includes new faces Luol Deng, Danny Granger and eventually Josh McRoberts. (McRoberts will start the season when he heals up from offseason toe surgery; he is out tonight, replaced by Shawne Williams at power forward). Here is an overview of what is possible for Miami this season:

No ill will when Heat's Deng faces Ferry-less Hawks

Once the balls started bouncing, Luol Deng's priorities changed.

Luol Deng on facing the Hawks following this summer's controversy: 'Obviously, that’s going to be in the back of your head'

Heat forward Luol Deng plays the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday for the first time since the organization used offensive language to describe him in a scouting report. “Obviously that’s going to be in the back of your head, but it’s...
Pounding The Rock Oct 8, 2014
Ranking The Top 100 NBA Players, Part 4: 40-21

Ranking The Top 100 NBA Players, Part 4: 40-21

Here there be point guards, a few Hall-of-Fame shooting guards, and a some centers who can't defend. If you missed Part 1, Part 2 or Part 3, click on them links. After the section on each guy is his ranking on last year's list and also his ranking on Sports Illustrated's list. 40. Luol Deng, SF, Miami: 2014 was a lost season for Deng. He started off with Chicago, when he clearly didn't want to be there after their medical staff botched his procedure so badly that he almost died. He was traded to Cleveland and quickly checked out once he saw how dysfunctional that operation...
Heat Nation: Luol Deng - Part 2 (VIDEO)

Heat Nation: Luol Deng - Part 2 (VIDEO)

HEAT Nation premieres Tuesday, Oct. 7, on Sun Sports and encapsulates what it truly means to be a "HEAT Lifer." From your favorite, long-time HEAT players to a united and driven front office, HEAT Nation promises to be a must watch for HEAT fans preparing for the upcoming season.

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