Luol Deng

Retired, F
HEIGHT: 6'9 / 2.06m
BORN: April 16, 1985
BIRTHPLACE: Wau, Sudan (now South Sudan)
NBA DEBUT: 2004

A two-time NBA All-Star from South Sudan, Deng was selected seventh overall by the Chicago Bulls in the 2004 NBA Draft. In 902 games over 15 seasons with Chicago (most notably), Cleveland, Miami, the LA Lakers, and Minnesota, Deng averaged 14.8 points, 6.1 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 34.3 minutes per game. Deng played in the postseason seven times – six with Chicago and one with Miami – where he averaged 15.9 points, 6.7 rebounds and 2.0 assists through 62 games. While notable for his on-court contributions, Deng is a valued and charitable member of his community, as well. He received the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award, an honor given to a player, coach, or athletic trainer who shows outstanding service and dedication to the community.