Luol Deng RUMORS & NEWS

  • Lakers may have to include Julius Randle in order to trade Luol Deng

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Lakers have made it clear that once the right situation comes around that they’ll be parting ways with Luol Deng one way or another. Deng wants out of Los Angeles because he’s fallen out of Luke Walton’s rotation and even though both sides want to make this happen, it may not be..." November 16

  • Luol Deng, Lakers Pursue Buyout Or Trade

    ESPN "When Los Angeles Lakers forward Larry Nance Jr. broke a bone in his left hand last week, there was a brief possibility the team might replace him in the starting lineup with veteran power forward Luol Deng. Instead the Lakers started rookie Kyle Kuzma, who proceeded to put up double-doubles in..." November 06

  • Luol Deng will not be part of the Lakers rotation

    ESPN "After playing 13 minutes in the first game of the regular season, forward Luol Deng, 32, has received two consecutive DNP-CD's (Did Not Play -- Coaches Decision) and that will continue, according to Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton. "As of now, he [Deng] is not in the rotation as far..." October 24

  • Jeannie Buss says she didn’t understand why Lakers signed Luol Deng and Timofey Mozgov

    Pro Basketball Talk "Last summer, the Lakers signed Luol Deng (four years, $72 million) and Timofey Mozgov (four years, $64 million) to contracts that immediately looked like liabilities. At worst, Deng and Mozgov would help the Lakers win just enough to lose their top-three protected 2017 first-round pick – which..." July 27

  • Lakers Offered Unprotected Future First To Teams Willing To Take Deng Or Mozgov

    Real GM Basketball "The Los Angeles Lakers offered an unprotected future first round pick to every team in the NBA with cap room in order to unload the contract of either Timofey Mozgov or Luol Deng. Without any teams taking on one of those deals, the Lakers instead traded D'Angelo Russell to the Brooklyn Nets..." June 23