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Blog a Bull Apr 29, 2015

How to rest Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler in a playoff game

The Bulls are wearing down Rose and Butler. The Bucks are exploiting that. Enough has been said at just about every media outlet that Tom Thibodeau does not rest players enough. He unapologetically plays Jimmy Butler for league-leading minutes, as he did Luol Deng; plays Pau Gasol and Derrick Rose for full quarters. After opening the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs with a commanding 3-0 lead over the Bucks, the Bulls have failed twice to close out the series, losing Game 4 92-90 and Game 5 94-88. Milwaukee forward Jared Dudley credits Thibs unwillingness to more economically manage...
Luol Deng to serve as captain for NBA exhibition game in Africa

Luol Deng to serve as captain for NBA exhibition game in Africa

Miami Heat small forward Luol Deng will be participating in the NBA's first ever exhibition game in Africa, it was announced Wednesday.
Hot Hot Hoops Apr 22, 2015

Luol Deng will participate in an exhibition game in Africa this August

The NBA is heading to Africa, and the Miami Heat's Luol Deng is part of the game plan to help basketball flourish near his home of Sudan. Luol Deng of the Miami Heat and L.A. Clippers guard Chris Paul will headline an exhibition game that will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa on August 1 through the NBA. The event will be played in support of Boys & Girls Clubs of South Africa, SOS Children's Villages Association of South Africa and the Nelson Mandela Foundation. Deng will be the captain of Team Africa and Paul will be the captain of Team World for the game. Several other coaches...

Heat's Deng to participate in exhibition in South Africa

Miami Heat forward Luol Deng is among a group of NBA players who will participate in an Aug. 1 exhibition in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Luol Deng stays positive through tough season

Forward Luol Deng is the ideal candidate to find positives from the Heat's otherwise disappointing season.

Too early to decide, but Deng high on Heat

Everything points toward Luol Deng being back with the Heat next season. It has been a fairly good fit for both sides so far, though it was a major adjustment period for Deng, and the financial ...
Hot Hot Hoops Apr 4, 2015

Luol Deng not sure about coming back next season

Luol Deng may opt out of his current contract with the Miami Heat when the season is over. The most important off season free agent signing according to Pat Riley may turn out to just be 1 year rental instead. According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, Luol Deng doesn't know if he wants to exercise his player $10.1 million dollar player option for next season. Even though Deng loves Miami, he may be looking to opt out if it means he can get a similar deal like what he has now, but over multiple years. Miami on the other hand, may not want to give him multiple years, especially at that...

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