#Cavs Luol Deng wins J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award, presented by Pro Basketball Writers Association to honor community service
Fox Sports "It's hard to know if Luol Deng will play for the Cavaliers again, but one thing is for certain: It won't be this season. Deng is suffering from a sore lower back and will miss the finale Wednesday vs. the Nets, coach Mike Brown said Monday. The injury caused Deng to miss the previous two games..." April 15
Fansided "Once the Cleveland Cavaliers decided they were done with center Andrew Bynum, they acquired former all-star forward Luol Deng from the Chicago Bulls in order to keep their slim playoff hopes alive. The Cavaliers are going to fall short of their goal and Deng can become a free agent in the..." April 12
#Cavs coach Mike Brown says Luol Deng & CJ Miles (sprained left ankles) out again tonight vs. Houston.
Fansided "The Cleveland Cavaliers traded for Luol Deng back in the beginning of January with the intention of making him feel at him so he’d re-sign in the offseason. The team hasn’t really made Deng feel very comfortable and it’s growing more and more likely that he’s going to bolt at the end of the..." February 23
Pro Basketball Talk "It became clear shortly after Luol Deng arrived in Cleveland that his stay with the team wouldn’t extend beyond this season. Deng was reportedly shocked by the internal chaos going on with the Cavaliers, so much so that any chance of him re-signing there as an unrestricted free agent this..." February 23
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#Cavs have discussed Luol Deng with Wizards in a deal for Trevor Ariza, source tells ABJ
CBSSports.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers traded for Luol Deng last month, shortly before their epic collapse that resulted in the firing of their GM, Chris Grant. Then they went on a run and are currently on a six-game winning streak. But with Deng an unrestricted free agent this summer and things not exactly..." February 20
Hearing: Wizards -- who tried to acquire Luol Deng from Bulls at last NBA Draft -- are among teams in Deadline Day talks with Cavs on Deng
The Mavs, a possible free-agent destination for Luol Deng, have called the Cavs about a possible trade, league source says.
Yahoo! Sports "Forward Luol Deng's reluctance to commit to a long-term extension with any team before July free agency makes it unlikely that the Cleveland Cavaliers can find a willing trade partner before Thursday's NBA deadline, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Cavaliers have had conversations with..." February 19
Concerned about re-signing him, Cavs have been testing trade market for Luol Deng ahead of deadline, multiple sources told ESPN.
Basketball Insiders "With the 2014 NBA Trade Deadline just eight days away, trade talks around the league are heating up. A number of teams have been mentioned as potential buyers at the deadline, such as the Phoenix Suns, Charlotte Bobcats, Washington Wizards and Detroit Pistons. However, the problem that these..." February 17
Fansided "The Cleveland Cavaliers are going to look at coming together more as a team in the second half of the season, as the team can still make the postseason and can still erase the ugly image of them that has been painted by bad moves, a lot of losing and a major firing. Cavs owner Dan Gilbert spoke..." February 16
Cleveland Plain Dealer "More than a month after he was traded to Cleveland, Luol Deng is, at last, starting to feel like this is home. It has not been easy. His statistics are down across the board. He's endured whispers that he's told friends he wants out of Cleveland when his contract is up at the end of this..." February 14
Pro Basketball Talk "We already told you there were reports Luol Deng was dismayed at what he saw in Cleveland — as he should be. Of course, he came out and publicly denied this but what players say to the media when the mics are on and what they tell their friends are as different as what happened at your bachelor..." February 08
#Cavs Luol Deng out tonight vs. Washington. He is ill
New York Daily News "It’s been a true culture shock for Luol Deng since he’s been a Cleveland Cavalier over the past 26 days. Not in a good way, either. Deng has seen how a team mired in losing since LeBron James left town wrongly caters to its young star players, even as they continue to undermine head coach Mike..." February 02
CBSSports.com "After reportedly turning down a three-year, $30 million extension from the Chicago Bulls, Luol Deng was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for Andrew Bynum and three draft picks. Deng will hit free agency this summer as an unrestricted free agent and will undoubtedly have plenty of..." January 23
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cavaliers small forward Luol Deng tried to diffuse all the questions about how emotional it will be facing his former team -- the Chicago Bulls -- Wednesday night at The Q. "When the ball goes up, I'm not going to start crying and start hugging the guys," Deng said after practice at the..." January 22
Akron Beacon Journal "The thought was Luol Deng would be fully ingratiated into the Cavaliers’ system by the end of this West Coast trip. The reality, according to Deng, is it will take much longer than that for him to feel comfortable with what the Cavs are doing. The surprise is that Deng says he’s struggling..." January 17
Yahoo! Sports "Luol Deng is open to discussing a contract extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers, but he also understands why the Cavs might want to put off those talks to first focus on trying to sign another All-Star small forward. LeBron James. "He's a great player, why wouldn't you look at him?" Deng..." January 13
#Cavs say Luol Deng will be limited to 30 minutes again today as precaution after his Achilles injury
Fansided "The clock is ticking, Cleveland Cavaliers. Yes, you’re still likely overjoyed from the acquisition of small forward Luol Deng, but don’t party too hard as Bob Finnan is reporting some less than encouraging news. Per NBA rules, the Cavaliers have until June 30th to offer Deng a three-year..." January 12
Chicago Tribune "Another day, another media blow-off by Joakim Noah, who has not spoken publicly since the Bulls traded his friend and former teammate, Luol Deng, to Cleveland. It was believed that he would address the media – all of four Chicago-based reporters – after the Bulls’ Friday morning shootaround at..." January 11
ESPN.com "Jeff Van Gundy said Friday he doesn't believe the Chicago Bulls got enough in return for trading their All-Star forward Luol Deng to the Cleveland Cavaliers earlier this week. The former Knicks and Rockets coach who is now an analyst for ESPN, pointed to the Carmelo Anthony trade from the..." January 10
Chicago Sun-Times "At last check, Luol Deng was alive and well in Cleveland. He’s upright, walking and actually breathing. That bit of news seems to have eluded his former teammates even though it has been four days since he was traded to the Cavaliers for 12 hours of Andrew Bynum’s contract, three draft..." January 10
Chicago Tribune "Wearing an unfamiliar No. 8 on his practice jersey, made even stranger by the fact it said Cavaliers on it, Luol Deng wanted to make two things clear Wednesday. He’s not bitter. And despite reports, he never asked for $15 million a year from the Bulls, who traded Deng to Cleveland on Monday in..." January 09
Cleveland Plain Dealer "The most difficult part for Luol Deng of leaving the Chicago Bulls for the Cleveland Cavaliers was not packing his five bags in a scattered hurry, not saying goodbye to his teammates of nine years or even trying to quickly learn the Cavaliers' system so that he can start Friday in Utah. The..." January 09
Deng will wear No. 9, per Matthew Dellavedova's promise.
Chicago Tribune "Ending one longtime era and starting a new, certainly different one, the Bulls traded Luol Deng to the Cavaliers late Monday night for center Andrew Bynum and three draft picks. The Bulls will waive Bynum before the second half of his $12.3 million contract becomes guaranteed on Tuesday. That..." January 07
Luol Deng rejected a 3 year, $30 million extension with Bulls last week, league source tells Yahoo. Turned out to be prelude to trade.
I expect the L.A. Lakers to pursue Luol Deng when he becomes an unrestricted free agent this summer. He's a realistic option for them.
Pro Basketball Talk "In the same report that had the Lakers in discussions with the Cavaliers about a possible trade of Pau Gasol for Andrew Bynum, there was talk that the Bulls may be interested in a similar salary dump by offering up Luol Deng to Cleveland in exchange for the suspended center. The move from..." January 01
CSN Chicago "Luol Deng is a wanted man. No, certainly not by law enforcement and not even so much on the NBA’s trade market, as many teams are hesitant to take him on as a half-season rental, especially if the Bulls’ price is a productive young player and a first-round draft pick, as people in the know..." December 28
SB Nation "Butler (ankle) and Hinrich (back) are good to go against the Nets, while Deng (Achilles) is still ailing. Jimmy Butler and Kirk Hinrich will return to the Chicago Bulls' lineup when they face the Brooklyn Nets on Christmas Day, the team announced Wednesday morning. Luol Deng remains out due to..." December 25
Hinrich and Butler practiced. Deng did not. Thibs sounds optimistic that Hinrich and Butler will play Christmas Day.
Fansided "Chicago Bulls small forward Luol Deng will sit for the second straight game due to a sore left Achilles. News of Deng’s status for tonight’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers is from Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau via the Bulls Twitter account. Thibodeau also stated Bulls shooting guard..." December 21
Deng said he's gonna shoot for Christmas Day game at earliest.
ESPN Chicago "Despite being mired in a season that has been derailed by injuries, the Chicago Bulls are determined not to trade impending free-agent forward Luol Deng, sources told ESPN.com. Teams are inquiring about Deng's status with the Bulls, who continue to sink in the standings in the wake of the knee..." December 20
Thibs says Deng is also out because of ongoing Achilles problems.
Thibodeau all but ruled Deng out. Thibodeau said Butler did a lot of activity on offday yesterday.
Per Tom Thibodeau, Jimmy Butler and Luol Deng are out vs. Bucks tonight. #MILvsCHI
CSN Chicago "Luol Deng will miss Saturday night’s game against the Pistons at the United Center with a sore left Achilles, Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau confirmed. Deng’s status is day-to-day, according to Thibodeau, though it seems feasible that after two days off, the Bulls’ top scorer could return for..." December 07
Pro Basketball Talk "Luol Deng is in the final year of his contract with the Bulls one that will pay him more than $14 million this season. He’s a two-time All-Star who performs well at both ends of the floor and someone considered vital to Chicago’s chances for success. But whether due to disagreement over his..." October 07
CSN Chicago "Though his demeanor was lighthearted when he sat down at the podium Luol Deng made it clear that the fact that he’s in a contract year wouldn’t be a distraction for him or the Bulls this season. “I’m going to try not to talk about it and I’m going to try and do it in a nice way. I’ll try not to..." September 28
Bulls GM Gar Forman said he met with Luol Deng yesterday and that Deng is in a great place mentally and physically.