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NBA star Deng set return to British team

Luol Deng plans to be back in British colours for the first time since the London Olympics this summer.

The two-time NBA All-Star, who re...

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Deng likely to sit out European Basketball Championships

Luol Deng has dealt Great Britain’s men’s basketball team’s European Championship hopes a major blow after admitting he will likely sit out the ...

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Fagbenle tipped for superstar status

The future was on show for British women's basketball at the London Olympics and a superstar may have been uncovered.

Teenager Temi Fagbe...

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Smiles better as GB bow out

Great Britain's men celebrated their first Olympic basketball win since 1948 on an emotional night that also saw coach Chris Finch confirm his i...

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GB men's basketball record China triumph

Great Britain recorded their first Olympic victory in basketball since 1948 as they routed China 90-58 in the men's final Group B game in London...

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Medal Record

London 2012
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze

Biography

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. Deng is one of US President Barack Obama’s favourite players.