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By now you may have heard of the rumor involving the Chicago Bulls offering Joakim Noah and/or Luol Deng for a draft pick and a trade exception and Luol Deng says…… if the Chicago Bulls trade him, it would come as no surprise to him in this ESPN report. “As much as I want to stay on [...]
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Chicago Bulls’ forward Luol Deng is taking the opposite approach that most players take when they start to get buzzed by rumors that they are about to be traded.
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The Chicago Bulls are trying to work some NBA draft magic as they want to shake their roster up and gain some cap flexibility at the same time. Deng scheduled to make nearly $13.365 million next season and Joakim will make close to $11.3 million, thus fiscally needed, Chicago is planning on moving one or both of these [...]
Luol Deng, who is in Houston training for the London Olympics with team Great Britain, opened up to ESPN Chicago about the rumors swirling around that the Bulls are interested in trading him:
“I believe there is always to some extent truth behind rumors…If it’s not true, a GM could always come out and say it’s not true. But if a GM doesn’t come out and say it, there are...
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With the season over, and draft day quickly approaching, many rumblings around the league are starting to leak out. The latest talk regarding the Bulls happens to center around All-Star small forward, Luol Deng. The Bulls top priority this off season is re-signing their restricted free agent big man, Omer Asik. As suitors line up, such as Boston, Cleveland and Houston, the...
Luol Deng is in Houston training with team Great Britain in preparation for this summer’s 2012 London Olympic Games. The team has begun to play in friendly games with Russia and Lithuania, however, Luol Deng will not participate until the actual games in London due to his left wrist.
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Luol Deng will not be surprised if the Bulls trade him this summer.
PRESERVING THE PAST
Employee and friend of Taj Gibson, Floyd FSharp Johnson, had this amazingly awesome birthday cake made today for the Bulls power forward, an homage to the legendary dunk over Dwyane Wade in the 2011 Eastern Conference Finals:
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