Found August 27, 2012 on The Windy Apple:

Screen Shot 2012 08 27 at 10.23.24 AM Spotted: Luol Deng And Hasheem Thabeet Out In Tanzania

August 27: Hasheem Thabeet of the Thunder poses with Luol Deng in Tanzania where they are both taking part in the NBA Sprite Clinic.

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Luol Deng is in Africa working with the youth at the Sprite Slam NBA Development Camp:   via Facebook

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