Top Luol Deng News

  • Luol Deng: Retires from NBA

    Deng signed a one-day contract with the Bulls on Thursday and will retire from professional basketball.

    Deng started his career in Chicago and played nine of his 15 NBA seasons with the Bulls. Over the course of those 15 campaigns, Deng played in over 900 games for the Bulls, Cavaliers, Heat, Lakers and Timberwolves, but lingering injuries ultimately derailed his career. He finishes with averages of 14.8 points, 6.1 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game.

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  • Timberwolves' Luol Deng: Out again Tuesday

    Deng (Achilles) won't play Tuesday against Toronto.

    Deng still hasn't played since Feb. 27, so his absence is expected at this point. He seems unlikely to return for the last regular-season contest Wednesday in Denver.

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  • Timberwolves' Luol Deng: Still out Sunday

    Deng (Achilles) is out Sunday against the Thunder.

    As expected, Deng will continue to miss time. It would be shocking if he played again this season.

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  • Timberwolves' Luol Deng: Out again Friday

    Deng (Achilles) won't play Friday against Miami.

    Deng still hasn't taken the court since Feb. 27, and at this point, it's probably a safe bet that he's done for the season, although he hasn't been officially shut down as of yet. His next chance to take the court will come Sunday against the Thunder.

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  • Timberwolves' Luol Deng: Out Wednesday

    Deng (Achilles) is out Wednesday against the Mavericks.

    As expected, Deng will continue to miss time. His next chance to play is Friday against the Heat.

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  • Timberwolves' Luol Deng: Ruled out Monday

    Deng (Achilles) has been ruled out of Monday's game against the Trailblazers.

    Deng will miss his 16th straight game as he continues to deal with a left Achilles injury. The Timberwolves are continuing to monitor the injury on a game-by-game basis, however it wouldn't be very surprising to see him shut down for the remainder of the season.

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  • Timberwolves' Luol Deng: Still out Friday

    Deng (Achilles) won't play Friday against the Warriors.

    Deng has been sidelined since Feb. 28, and time is running out for him to make his return before the end of the regular season. His next chance to play is Saturday against the 76ers.

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  • Timberwolves' Luol Deng: Ruled out Tuesday

    Deng (Achilles) has been ruled out for Tuesday's game against the Clippers, Kent Youngblood of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

    Deng has been sidelined for nearly a month, and at this point in the season, the Timberwolves don't really have a reason to bring the veteran back. However, with no update on his timetable, he'll continue to be day-to-day.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-9, 237 lbs
Birthplace: Wau, Sudan
Age: 36
School: Duke
Experience: 15