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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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Luol Deng Exercises Player Option to Remain with Heat for 2015-16

In a surprsing move that was in stark contrast to reports earlier today, the Sun Sentinel is reporting that Miami Heat forward Luol Deng will opt in for the 2015-16 season. Media reports from both WPLG and a tweet from ESPN’s Marc Stein had indicated that Deng was expected to enter the free agent market, but Deng’s agent Herb Rudoy first told the Heat before then telling the...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Loul Deng surprises Heat, opts in for 2015-16 season

Steve Mitchell-USA Today SportsLoul Deng will be playing for the Miami Heat next season. Deng’s agent announced Monday that his client is opting-in for the 2015-16 season. Luol Deng’s agent Herb Rudoy says his client is staying with the Heat for the 2015-16 season. “He opted in 2 minutes ago,” Rudoy said. — Tim Reynolds (@ByTimReynolds) June 29, 2015 Agent Herb Rudoy...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Rumors: Luol Deng Expected to Opt Out of Contract with Heat

In a move that shouldn’t come as a surprise to Miami Heat management and fans, forward Luol Deng is expected to opt out of his two-year deal with the team and will test the free agent market, which gets underway on Wednesday according to WPLG in Miami. Hearing that the Heat now expect Luol Deng to opt for free agency and join Dwyane Wade on the open market come Wednesday...
Via Heat Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Luol Deng Likely to Opt Out of Contract with Miami Heat

Luol Deng is one player that has to make a decision today about whether or not to opt out of his contract with the Miami Heat. He has been undecided about whether or not to opt into the deal or not, but it seems that he has made up his mind. According to a report from Marc Stein of ESPN, Deng appears ready to opt out of his contract and hit open free agency. Hearing that the Heat...
Via Hoops-Nation
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Luol Deng Decides To Remain With Heat

Luol Deng has decided to exercise his player option for the 15-16 season with the Miami Heat. The Heat had expected Deng to opt for free agency. Deng signed a two-year, $20 million last offseason. Deng was also pursued last summer by the Atlanta Hawks and Dallas Mavericks. "He thinks the team is going to be terrific," said agent Herb Rudoy.
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Luol Deng Undecided About Returning to Heat in 2015-16

Robert Mayer- USA Today SportsThe Miami Heat made a splash to sign free agent small forward Luol Deng in free agency last offseason, and he was expected to be a big piece for them last season. Unfortunately, that didn’t end up happening and he was a major disappointment. There is a chance that he will return to the Heat next season, but he is still undecided about whether or not...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Justise Winslow has great response for people misspelling his name

The Miami Heat received a bit of a gift when Justise Winslow fell to them at No. 10 in Thursday’s NBA Draft. The 19-year-old should be a valuable asset off of Erik Spoelstra’s bench. He could also step into a starting role should Dwyane Wade and Luol Deng leave via free agency. Not surprisingly, after...Read More
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Goran Dragic officially opts out of contract

Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic has officially declined his $7.5 million player option for next season. It was an expected move from a player that might actually receive max-contract offers on the open market next month. Goran Dragic has declined his player option with the Miami Heat, expected but now actual @BBallInsiders — Eric Pincus (@EricPincus) June 22, 2015   Dragic...
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Report: Deng scouting report triggered Hawks investigation

It was a background report on Luol Deng that reportedly set the investigation of Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson into motion, according to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution. The Hawks were among the teams that pursued Deng in free agency this offseason, and although he ultimately signed with the Miami Heat, it was a meeting about the small forward which ultimately led to Levenson...
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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