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Heat off to the second round, and Deng a big reason why

MIAMI (AP) Luol Deng's role with the Miami Heat changed out of necessity in February, when the team lost Chris Bosh for the second consecutive season to a blood clot at the All-Star break. It initially seemed like desperation. It's looking more like brilliance now. Deng was one of many heroes for the Heat in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. It could be argued...
Via Associated Press
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Luol Deng drops the hammer on the Charlotte Hornets

Luol Deng electrified the Miami Heat crowd with a ferocious dunk. During the second quarter of Game 5 between the Miami Heat and Charlotte Hornets, Luol Deng ignited AmericanAirlines Arena with a terrifyingly powerful dunk over Hornets center Al Jefferson. It was a great pass from rookie Josh Richardson, who had gotten into the teeth […] Miami Heat: Luol Deng drops the hammer on...
Via All U Can Heat
4 days ago

NBA Reveals Last Two Minute Report from Heat-Hornets Game 4

With 1:24 left and the Miami Heat down by just three points in a critical Game 4 against the Charlotte Hornets, rookie Josh Richardson missed a three and Luol Deng grabbed the offensive rebound. However, as Deng grabbed the rebound, he was subsequently grabbed by Hornets guard Jeremy Lin resulting in the ball going out of bounds. As a result, the referees called the ball off of Deng...
Via Heat Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat Suffer From Freezer Burn in Game’s 3 and 4

After two straight sub-40 percent shooting performances, can the Miami Heat rediscover its high-octane offense and maintain home-court advantage? Game 3 Hassan Whiteside went for 13 points, 18 rebounds, and four blocks while Luol Deng hit his first five three-point attempts of the night to keep the game close during the first half. However, the Heat were blown out by the Hornets...
Via The Lottery Mafia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Deng scores 31 points, Heat rout Hornets 123-91 in Game 1

MIAMI (AP) Luol Deng scored 31 points on 11-for-13 shooting, Hassan Whiteside added 21 points and 11 rebounds in his postseason debut, and the Miami Heat wasted no time taking control of what became a 123-91 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference first-round series. Dwyane Wade scored 16 points in 25 minutes for the Heat. Joe Johnson...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Luol Deng, Hassan Whiteside pave way as Heat take season series from Magic

MIAMI (AP) -- Luol Deng scored 20 points, Hassan Whiteside added 18 points and 15 rebounds in his first start since Jan. 20, and the Miami Heat beat the Orlando Magic 118-96 on Sunday night.Goran Dragic scored 19 points for the Heat, and Dwyane Wade had 17 on 7-of-9 shooting in 24 highly efficient minutes. Gerald Green added 13 for Miami, which outscored Orlando 60-38 in the paint...
Via Associated Press
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: The Resurgence of Luol Deng

Luol Deng has been on a bit of a tear since the All-Star break. Lately, he’s looking more like vintage Chicago Bulls Deng than the Deng we’ve watched as a member of the Miami Heat for more than a season and a half now. Since starting at power forward in place of Chris Bosh, who sources fear may be done for the season after another blood clot scare, Deng has made a significant...
Via Heat Nation
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Adam Silver says NBA not exploring expansion to Europe

With the NFL making more and more noise every day about putting a franchise in London, NBA commissioner Adam Silver made clear Thursday that expansion to Europe is not in his league’s plans. Via the Sporting News: “We are not actively taking steps to bring a franchise to Europe or to expand to Europe,” Silver said in a London press conference. “It’s something that we’ve...
Via The Comeback
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Luol Deng Makes Surprising Decision to Exercise Option for 2015-16 Season

Miami Heat forward Luol Deng shocked pretty much everyone by exercising his $10.1 million option for the 2015-16 season prior to midnight deadline Tuesday morning. To Heat's own surprise … Luol Deng has decided to stay with Miami. Another break for the Heat after getting Winslow on draft night — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 29, 2015 Deng, 30, signed a two-year, $19.9...
Via Sportsnaut
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Grizzlies targeting Jeff Green, Luol Deng

  This embed is invalid   " /> The Memphis Grizzlies already have two former Boston Celtics on their roster, and they could be looking to add a third. ESPN’s Marc Stein reported early Thursday morning that the Grizzlies are looking to swing a trade for either the Celtics’ Jeff Green or the Miami Heat’s Luol Deng in order to add some depth on the wing. Trade...
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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