LUOL DENG RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jordan Clarkson and Luol Deng have no idea how pregame handshakes work

But they’re having fun, so it’s okay. The Los Angeles Lakers signed Luol Deng in part for his veteran leadership. Theoretically, the 12-year veteran could teach the Lakers’ younger players plenty of valuable lessons about good work habits and what it takes to succeed in the NBA. Those lessons evidently do not include how to properly execute a pregame handshake: Their execution...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
3 days ago

Lakers: 3 Potential Landing Spots for Luol Deng

While all the attention has been on Lou Williams as of late, Luol Deng could also be on the move. Here are three potential landing spots for the two-time All-Star. It’s only the second day of trade deadline week and the Los Angeles Lakers have already reportedly been involved in some of the NBA’s more […] Lakers: 3 Potential Landing Spots for Luol Deng - Lake Show Life - Lake...
Via Lake Show Life
5 days ago

The Lakers hit the panic button when they put Magic Johnson in charge

So much for family loyalty in Los Angeles.By turning the franchise over to Magic Johnson on Wednesday, effectively firing co-owner Jim Buss and actually firing general manager Mitch Kupchak, the Los Angeles Lakers proved what we've all assumed for years: This is a franchise without a direction, chasing whatever shiny object crosses its line of sight and panicking when things don...
Via FOX Sports
6 days ago

Lakers’ Luol Deng draws from refugee experience in powerful response to travel ban

Los Angeles Lakers forward and South Sudan native Luol Deng posted a statement on Twitter Monday condemning the recent immigration ban that was put in place by President Donald Trump.The temporary ban restricts entrance to the United States for all refugees and people from seven Muslim-majority countries, including Sudan.Deng fled Sudan, going to Egypt and then the UK before becoming...
Via NESN.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

10 least tradeable NBA contracts this season

As a companion to 10 Most Tradable Contracts of 2017, here are the 10 Least Tradable Contracts. The ground rules aren't the same as the 10 Most Tradable, but there are a few:- No player/contract is truly untradeable. We've seen that over the years. But the following players are ones teams would struggle to find suitors for.- Unlike the Most Tradable Contracts, Max deals can be on...
Via RealGM - NBA
January 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Hawks discipline GM for racial remark

Atlanta Hawks general manager Wes Wilcox has been disciplined by the organization for a racially charged joke he made at a season ticket holder event in December, according to ESPN. Wilcox was answering questions at an event called “Chalk Talk” when the questions got a little contentious regarding the direction of the team. The general manager then reportedly responded by saying he...
Via NESN.com
January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lakers Crush Miami Heat, Luol Deng Has Best Game As A Laker

The Los Angeles Lakers had a 27-point win over the Miami Heat with a lot of help from forward Luol Deng who had probably his best game as a Laker. Deng explains why it's taken a bit for him to get in his rhythm with a new system and a new team. Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? https://youtu.be/Pvz8mbF4LDQ What about Brandon Ingram...
Via Lakers Nation
January 07, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Westbrook appears to drop F-bomb on Luol Deng during game

Thunder star Russell Westbrook is all business when he steps on the court, and he’s not really interested in chatting it up with his opponents. Luol Deng apparently wasn’t aware of that, as he tried to approach Westbrook while he was walking away during Tuesday’s game. Deng tapped him on the back, and we’re not professional lip readers, but it looked like the dialogue that...
Via The Sports Daily
November 23, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lakers Media Day 2016: Luol Deng On Brandon Ingram, New Atmosphere

Los Angeles Lakers new forward Luol Deng says he is very excited to play with this young group of players under head coach Luke Walton. On Brandon Ingram, Deng says he has so much room to grow but he’s already so far ahead of his age group and is incredibly talented and very humble. Deng says the No. 1 task right now is training camp and how they attack it and is really excited...
Via Lakers Nation
September 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Deng to sign with Lakers - 4 years, $72 million

Luol Deng is on the move again. After playing nine and a half years with the Chicago Bulls, Deng will now play for his fourth team as he has reached an agreement with the Los Angeles Lakers. Free agent Luol Deng has reached agreement on a four-year, $72 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, league sources tell The Vertical. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 2, 2016...
Via Crossover Chronicles
July 02, 2016  |  Discuss
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