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.
As of now, Bulls starting Robinson, Hinrich (but he's battling illness), Butler, Boozer, Noah. Belinelli, Noah will play limited minutes. Deng said he bruised his right hip in Wizards game, played through it and is sitting to get it right.
Chicago Tribune "Nate Robinson showcased the full effect of his mercurial nature, goading J.J. Barea into a technical foul, stuffing the box score with 22 points and 10 assists and making sure the postgame locker room sounded like detention hall with his nonstop talking. Jimmy Butler drew an unexpected start —..." March 25
CSN Chicago "In the midst of all of the excitement surrounding Joakim Noah’s historic triple-double performance in Thursday night’s 93-82 Bulls home win over Philadelphia, the elbow that fellow All-Star Luol Deng took to the face from Sixers center Spencer Hawes in the final minute of the contest almost..." March 01
Chicago Tribune "Luol Deng has learned some things over the years. He has learned when to speed things up and slow them down, playing with efficiency and an economy of movement that allows him to handle whatever workload coach Tom Thibodeau throws his way. Lately, for a variety of reasons, that workload has..." February 24
Chicago Tribune "There were no surprise T-shirts this year honoring his native Africa, no recent wrist injury limiting him to just 5 minutes, 51 seconds either. Luol Deng played Sunday night how he approached his entire second straight All-Star appearance — with a steady professionalism and quiet appreciation..." February 18
Chicago Sun-Times "Bulls forward Luol Deng was asked what advice he’d give teammate Joakim Noah, who’s making his first All-Star appearance. “It’s not that serious,” said Deng, who was named to the team for a second consecutive season. “Have fun. He’s going to have fun. Everyone has fun on the bench. When the..." February 17
Chicago Sun-Times "Luol Deng worries about Derrick Rose being misunderstood. Deng used his platform during All-Star Weekend to make sure his teammate’s message is clear. When Rose said this week that he wouldn’t mind not coming back this season, it wasn’t because he doesn’t want to return as soon as possible,..." February 16
ESPN.com "Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng says he will make a final decision on whether or not to have surgery on his left wrist after the season is over. Deng, who tore a ligament in the wrist in a Jan. 21 game last season against the Charlotte Bobcats, opted not to have surgery and played through pain..." February 16
Chicago Sun-Times "Even Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau was impressed. ''What can you say about Taj?'' the tough-to-satisfy Thibodeau said after Taj Gibson and Luol Deng led a yeoman's effort in the Bulls' impressive 93-76 victory Saturday against the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena. '''Nineteen points, 19 rebounds..." February 03
Chicago Tribune "Luol Deng sat in his typical postgame pose late Wednesday, his feet and lower legs submerged in an ice bucket, a copy of the box score floating on the water's surface for him to peruse. Deng had just hit his second game-winning shot in overtime against the Raptors in 10 months. With newspaper..." January 18
Chicago Tribune "There's a reason coach Tom Thibodeau considers Luol Deng his rock. It's for moments like Wednesday night, when Deng gutted out close to 48 minutes despite tweaking his right hamstring to sink a game-winning jumper with 3.3 seconds left in overtime to lift the Bulls to a 107-105 victory over the..." January 17
ESPN.com "Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng sprained his right ankle in the first quarter of Tuesday night's 120-97 loss to the Houston Rockets and is questionable for Wednesday night's game against the Indiana Pacers. Deng stayed in the game after the injury and played 36 minutes, but he was limping badly..." December 26
Chicago Tribune "Luol Deng lived Jabari Parker's Thursday. Ten years ago, Deng, the second-ranked high school player behind LeBron James, held a news conference to announce his decision to play for coach Mike Krzyzewski at Duke. "(Parker's) the best player, so it just shows you another great job by Duke and..." December 21
Chicago Tribune "Jason Levien had lunch with Bulls general manager Gar Forman on Monday. Levien did so this time as Forman's peer, not pest. Levien is the Grizzlies' new chief executive officer and managing partner after helping assemble the group, led by tech billionaire Robert Pera, that purchased the team..." December 18
Chicago Sun-Times ""Pockets.'' That's the culture for many NBA players. Not as recognizable as the statistics scream you should be with the fans? No worries. "Pockets.'' An under-the-radar All-Star? The "pockets'' don't lie. "Outside this city, to the causal fan, yeah, Luol [Deng] is definitely..." November 30
Chicago Sun-Times "Luol Deng leads the NBA in minutes, averaging 41 per game. Teammate Joakim Noah is second with 39.2. But, no, the starting lineup isn't being run into the ground. Carlos Boozer's 30.3 minutes per game is higher than last season's number (29.5 per game) but is still the third-fewest he has..." November 28
Chicago Tribune "For those wondering, the Bulls lost the night after their 35-point collapse to the Kings in December 2009 and then won eight of their next 11 games. Of course, that Vinny Del Negro-led team featured Derrick Rose. The Bulls' superstar isn't walking through the locker room door any time soon...." November 28