Luol Deng

Luol Deng


  • Event Mens Basketball
  • Date of Birth 16/04/1985
  • Born Wau, Sudan


Luol Deng arrived in London as a child from south Sudan and his family settled in Brixton.

Aged 14 he moved to the USA, enrolling at Blair Academy in New Jersey. Following a successful high school career he joined Duke and after one year entered the NBA draft, where he was a seventh round pick by Phoenix and immediately traded to Chicago.

He made the All-Star rookie team in his first season and became the first British All-Star player in 2012.​Luol is one of Barack Obama’s favourite players and appeared for Team GB at London 2012.

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