Heat expecting Luol Deng to return tonight, but Spoelstra says Deng might play as a reserve if there is a minutes limitation,
INJURY UPDATE: Luol Deng (hamstring) participated in this morning's team shootaround but has been ruled OUT of tonight's game vs the Cavs.
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "It's not in Luol Deng's nature to take his foot off the gas. So when he had to do it late in Monday night's victory over the New York Knicks, it became apparent that sitting out Wednesday night's game against the Detroit Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills was the logical next step. For now,..." November 25
The Score "Miami Heat small forward Luol Deng is listed as doubtful for Wednesday's game against the Detroit Pistons, according to the South Florida Sun Sentinel's Ira Winderman. The 11-year veteran, who has not missed a game yet this season, may sit out Wednesday's contest due to a hamstring issue, and..." November 25
Luol Deng got treatment for tightness in hamstring, went through shootaround. Game-time decision tonight vs. #Knicks.
Hoops Rumors "The Heat expect Luol Deng to turn down his player option worth nearly $10.152MM and hit free agency, reports Marc Stein of ESPN.com (Twitter links). The deadline for him to do so is today. Stein also hints that the Heat also expects Dwyane Wade to turn down his player option worth $16.125MM, as..." June 29
Luol Deng remains undecided whether or not he will enter free agency. A decision will be made tomorrow, according to Deng’s agent.
USA Today "Danny Ferry occupied his time while on indefinite leave of absence as general manager of the Atlanta Hawks. Went to his daughter's travel swim meets. Attended basketball games at his kids' high school. Supported friend and former Duke Blue Devils teammate and Harvard coach Tommy Amaker at an NCAA..." June 23
Palm Beach Post "Everything points toward Luol Deng being back with the Heat next season. It has been a fairly good fit for both sides so far, though it was a major adjustment period for Deng, and the financial parameters already are in place. Deng is finishing up the first season of a two-year deal, and next..." April 14
Luol Deng (sore calf) did not participate in this morning’s team shootaround and is listed as doubtful for tonight’s #HEATgame vs the Bucks.
Luol Deng (illness) missed this morning’s team shootaround and is listed as questionable for tonight’s #HEATgame vs OKC.
ESPN "The Grizzlies, looking to bolster their scoring options on the wing in the ever-competitive Western Conference, are actively trying to obtain Miami's Luol Deng or Boston's Jeff Green ahead of the Feb. 19 trade deadline, according to league sources. No deal is imminent, sources said, but it has..." January 10
Palm Beach Post "Heat forward Luol Deng’s name came up in trade rumors Wednesday, not a first for him, but he had nothing to do with it. When asked about an ESPN report that the Memphis Grizzlies are interested in trading for him, Deng said he is happy in Miami and is not looking to leave. “It’s not in my..." January 09
Luol Deng (wrist) and Dwyane Wade (hamstring) were both limited participants in today’s team practice.
Luol Deng questionable for tonight in Charlotte. Spoelstra, "He got whacked on the arm and you could see ...he just wasn’t quite the same."
CBS Sports "Miami Heat forward Luol Deng met with the media on Friday and, predictably, most of the questions were about Danny Ferry and the Atlanta Hawks. Deng had commented on the remarks read by the Hawks general manager on a conference call in a statement earlier this month, but this was the first time he..." September 27
SB Nation "The NBA is not actively seeking to identify and discipline the scout who made the racially insensitive comments read by Danny Ferry that sparked one of the biggest NBA controversies this offseason, according to Jason Lloyd of Ohio.com. The league is attributing the comments, which were directed..." September 23
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The following is the complete statement issued by Miami Heat player Luol Deng on Tuesday in regard to the Hawks situation: HE HAS A LITTLE AFRICAN IN HIM These words were recently used to describe me. It would ordinarily make any African parent proud to hear their child recognized for their..." September 10
Yahoo! Sports "After losing LeBron James, the Miami Heat have reached agreement with free-agent forward Luol Deng on a two-year, $20 million contract, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Deng will hold a player option on the 2015-16 season, a source said. Deng chose the Heat believing their returning nucleus..." July 14
Atlanta is re-engaged on Luol Deng, who has continued deal talks with Miami today, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
Washington Wizards have talked to free agent Luol Deng, but still determined to re-sign Trevor Ariza, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
Sports Glory "The Charlotte Hornets are expected to make a big move this offseason, and they reportedly already have two big free agent names on their wishlist. According to a report from The Charlotte Observer, the Hornets could pursue both Lance Stephenson and Luol Deng this coming offseason. Both players..." May 28
Here's one way the Cavaliers can improve their chances of keeping Luol Deng, sources say: Hire Bulls assistant Adrian Griffin as head coach.
#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
#Cavs coach Mike Brown says Luol Deng & CJ Miles (sprained left ankles) out again tonight vs. Houston.
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
CBS Sports "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
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
CBS Sports "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
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 "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