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The Bulls might be willing to listen to offers for 27-year-old All-Star forward Luol Deng, but he's been told there's "no chance" of a deal to the Golden State Warriors. Multiple reports on Sunday linked the Bulls and Warriors in a deal that suggested Chicago targeted the Warriors with a goal of landing the seventh overall pick in Thursday's draft. Yahoo Sports reported that Deng has been assured privately that deal won't happen. That doesn't mean Deng won't be involved in another deal. However, he's been rumored to be part of many trade packages in recent years, and none materialized. The Warriors are over the salary cap for next season and couldn't take back more salary than they're trading, which makes the deal a non-starter given ownership's unwillingness to toe the line of the luxury tax. Deng's value to the Bulls might be greater than it is to other teams. While not an explosive scorer, he's versatile on both en...
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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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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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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 [...]
Team USA started fielding a team composed of NBA players, beginning with the Barcelona Games in 1992, as the “Dream Team” charmed their host-city, while amazing the rest of the planet who watched the games on TV with their play, winning the Gold Medal with ease. Starting with that group, all of the Association players who have been fortunate to represent Team USA in these...
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 will not be surprised if the Bulls trade him this summer.
The Bulls could have been in the NBA finals but that all change when Derrick Rose torn his ACL. The Bulls really need a backup point guard to Rose. Especially with Rose’s status to begin the season unknown.
The Bulls could also use another player on the wing. While Luol Deng and Rip Hamilton are solid players that are not that athletic. The Bulls also...
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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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June 26: Kyle Korver at a cafe in Philly enjoying the sunshine.
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League sources tell Yahoo! Sports that teams in “serious” pursuit of Brandon Roy, who was bought out by the Portland Trailblazers after playing his last game in the 2011 playoffs, include the Chicago Bulls, Indiana Pacers, Dallas Mavericks, and Minnesota Timberwolves. Degenerating knees forced the 27 year old shooting guard to step away from basketball indefinitely and he...
With the NBA Draft quickly approaching, there is always buzz as to what the potential headlines might be. Due to a threatened lockout last season, many talented players stayed in school for an extra year, making this year’s class very talented. Here are 5 things to keep an eye on while preparing and watching the Draft this Thursday night.
The chances are...