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
2011/2012 Regular Season W/L Record: 50 - 16
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.
Chicago Tribune "The agent for Luol Deng said Tuesday that the two-time All-Star forward would "certainly visit free agency" next summer after being informed by Bulls management that contract extension talks would be tabled until after the 2013-14 season. "Luol has taken the position that he will definitely go..." September 11
CSN Chicago "Negotiations between the Bulls and Luol Deng’s camp surrounding a long-term contract extension have stalled CSNChicago.com has learned. Yahoo! Sports reported that initial discussions had been taken place between the two parties in separate late-June and early-July meetings regarding keeping..." September 10
ESPN Chicago "What should the Chicago Bulls do with Luol Deng? It's the biggest non-Derrick Rose question that continues to hover over this franchise. Yahoo! Sports recently reported that Deng's representatives had started talking to the Bulls about a possible extension, and since that time it seems as if..." July 19
Chicago Sun-Times "Finally, some clarity. Not just speculation or offseason rumors, but some good old fashioned, here’s-the-plan talk from Bulls general manager Gar Forman. A plan that will include All-Star forward Luol Deng staying put for at least one more season. “Well, we love Luol,’’ Forman, who..." July 17
Yahoo! Sports "Chicago Bulls general manager Gar Forman met with the representatives of Luol Deng to continue discussions on parameters of a contract extension this week, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. Forman and Deng's agents, Ron Shade and Herb Rudoy, met on Monday in Chicago to further dialogue on..." July 10
ESPN Chicago "In 2004, Luol Deng was traded on draft night from the Phoenix Suns to the Chicago Bulls. Since then, he's been in enough trade rumors to shut down Twitter. Why would this summer be any different? Deng's name was floated in several rumors leading up to Thursday's draft, but as expected,..." June 29
Chicago Sun-Times "If forward Luol Deng and the Bulls are talking contract extension, as one rumor indicated, that would be news to both sides. Deng’s camp maintains that all has been quiet on that front, and the Bulls have been knee-deep in draft scouting reports, making an occasional call to see if there are..." June 27
PSD Staff With the 2013 NBA Draft taking place on June 27th in Brooklyn, NY, we'll be covering all the latest rumors and news surrounding possible picks and trades. The most important question being: will the Cleveland Cavaliers take Nerlens Noel no. 1 overall or will they make a last minute trade?... June 26
Yahoo! Sports "The Chicago Bulls are engaging in contract extension talks with All-Star forward Luol Deng, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. Deng, 28, has one year and $14.3 million left on his deal with Chicago. Bulls management and Deng's representative, Herb Rudoy, have had discussions since the end of..." June 25
CSN Chicago "First off, this is the time of year when people throughout the NBA, both knowingly and unknowingly, put out lots of information pertaining to the NBA Draft. So take the reported discussions about Luol Deng potentially getting traded to Washington with a grain of salt. Sure, the Bulls have..." June 25
ESPN.com "The first decent NBA Draft trade rumble of the week involves an All-Star who's no stranger to the speculation game. Sources close to the situation told ESPN.com that the Chicago Bulls, in their latest attempt to gauge the trade value of All-Star swingman Luol Deng, have had exploratory..." June 24
Washington Post "The Washington Wizards do not intend to deal the No. 3 overall pick to the Chicago Bulls in a deal for all-star forward Luol Deng, according to two league sources with knowledge of the team’s thinking. ESPN.com is reporting that the Bulls and Wizards have had exploratory talks about a trade..." June 24
Deng didn't travel. DRose, Hinrich out. #Bulls
Bulls release new lineup listing Deng as active. But currently don't see him on bench.
Thibodeau said Deng, Hinrich are "most likely out". That means out in his world. #Bulls
ESPN Chicago "The playing statuses of Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng and guard Kirk Hinrich have not been determined for Monday night's Game 4 against the Miami Heat and the duo remains day to day, coach Tom Thibodeau said Sunday. Deng, who is ill, said he has vomited the past couple of days while trying to..." May 12
Thibodeau said Deng and Hinrich are day-to-day. Neither practiced much. #Bulls
CSN Chicago "In his first formal media appearance following the Bulls’ April 29 Game 5 loss at Brooklyn, All-Star small forward Luol Deng addressed his ongoing health situation. Starting with the flu and went on to include spinal tap and blood patch procedures as well as multiple hospital emergency-room..." May 10
CBSSports.com "No emotional returns, no big talent boost, just more of the same for the Chicago Bulls in Game 3 against Miami. The Bulls announced at shootaround on Friday that PG Derrick Rose, PG Kirk Hinrich and SF Luol Deng are all out for Game 3. Vague reports had circulated, more than usual that is, that..." May 10
Chicago Tribune "Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng spoke Thursday about his struggle to recover from the side effects of a spinal tap, first saying "I'll be OK" but expressing doubt about if or when he can return to action. Asked after the Bulls' practice when he might be able to play again, Deng first coughed..." May 10
Hinrich not on floor for shootaround. Deng watched from side. Thibodeau said both are out. #Bulls
Thibodeau tells reporters Deng, Hinrich and Rose out for tonight's Game 3 in Chicago. #HEATvBULLS
Deng says he is still very weak. He's not able to do much. He sounds very doubtful for Game 3 and doubtful for at least next few days
Chicago Tribune "On the Thursday that Luol Deng will reunite with teammates in Chicago, Kirk Hinrich is scheduled for a second MRI on his severely bruised left calf, two sources said. The initial exam showed damage to muscle fibers, one source said, but the injury is failing to progress, so a second test will..." May 09
Thibodeau said Deng will stay in Chicago, day to day. Hinrich doubtful for Game 2. #Bulls
Thibodeau: Deng at home, feeling better, not likely to join team Tuesday. #HEATvBULLS
Chicago Tribune "Luol Deng and Kirk Hinrich missed their third and fourth games, respectively, and their availability for Wednesday's Game 2 remains in jeopardy. Deng, who suffered serious complications from a spinal tap to test for viral meningitis, stayed in Chicago on Monday, but coach Tom Thibodeau said the..." May 07
Chicago Tribune "Luol Deng and Derrick Rose will miss at least Game 1 of the Chicago Bulls’ Eastern Conference semifinals series against the Heat and Kirk Hinrich is doubtful, according to coach Tom Thibodeau. Deng, who has been in and out of the hospital after experiencing complications from a spinal tap..." May 06
So Luol Deng (spinal tap) is out and Kirk Hinrich (calf) game-time for the Bulls tonight, 7 p.m., AmericanAirlines Arena.
Thibodeau said both Hinrich and Deng are day-to-day heading into Heat series. I'd be surprised if Deng plays in Game 1. Hinrich has chance.
No Luol Deng for Bulls for Game 1 against the Heat, which again should have Marco Belinelli as a starter.
Chicago Tribune "Luol Deng will be back with his teammates by Sunday night. Whether he plays Monday night in Game 1 of the Bulls-Heat Eastern Conference semifinals remains questionable. "He's day-to-day," coach Tom Thibodeau said late Saturday in New York. Deng was released from Rush University Medical..." May 05
Bulls' Luol Deng has been released from Rush U. Med Center in Chicago and returned home, source tells Y! He had complications w/ spinal tap.
Luol Deng still hospitalized in Chicago, out for Game 7 in Brooklyn. Bulls not ruling out Kirk Hinrich yet.
CSN Chicago "After being sent home from Thursday night's Bulls' loss to the Nets at the United Center, All-Star small forward Luol Deng is back in a Chicago-area hospital emergency room Friday. As first reported by CSNChicago.com prior to Thursday's game, a spinal tap was performed on Deng on Wednesday to..." May 04
New York Post "To say this first season in Brooklyn has been an eventful one for the Nets is an understatement. But after all of the ups and downs — and there have been plenty — they have a chance to cap a comeback from a 3-1 deficit in their first-round playoff series against the Bulls with a win in Game 7..." May 04
USA Today "Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng underwent a spinal tap to test for viral meningitis, a person with the knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports on Thursday. The person requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly about Deng's health. The test came back..." May 03
As I predicted earlier, the Bulls have made a change and Luol Deng will not play tonight.
Hinrich out. Deng, Gibson still sick. Didn't do shootaround. Gametime decisions. #Bulls
Thibodeau said Hinrich didn't practice. Says he's improving. Deng, Gibson both sick and stayed home. #Bulls
CSN Chicago "For good reason, Luol Deng was unfazed by criticism of his six-point Game 1 outing, a contest the Bulls lost, 106-89. “I wasn’t worried about my game. I said last game: Gerald is a great player. Last game I just felt like the game got out of hand. I really thought we didn’t execute how we..." April 23
Chicago Tribune "The criticism flew fast and furious, the obituaries started to take shape and the Bulls reacted the way they often do when faced with adversity. They looked inward. They challenged themselves to play with more intensity and aggression. And they didn’t just circle the wagons; they walled off the..." April 23
Chicago Tribune "Luol Deng slumped down at his locker with ice bags on both knees, his arms crossed behind his head and a look of exasperation on his face. The All-Star forward realized he had to perform well for the short-handed Bulls to overcome the Nets on Saturday night. He didn't. Deng scored only..." April 21
Thibodeau said Noah, Gibson, Rose are out. Deng is gametime, did shootaround.
Thibodeau said Noah, Rose, Hamilton, Deng, Gibson out vs. Raps. Belinelli in.