Luol Deng

Basketball Player

Birthday April 16, 1985

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace Wau, South Sudan

Age 38 years old

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Swing man who spent his first 10 years in the NBA with the Chicago Bulls. He went on to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Lakers. He appeared in two All-Star games for the Bulls in 2012 and 2013.

Before Fame

He spent one season at Duke University before declaring for the NBA Draft where the Phoenix Suns selected him 7th overall in 2004; he was then dealt to the Bulls based on an earlier agreement.


 He earned British citizenship in 2006 and competed for England at the 2012 Summer Olympics. 

Family Life

He was one of nine born in Sudan, but also grew up in Egypt and the United Kingdom. He briefly dated author Kola Boof.

Associated With

He was joined by star point guard Derrick Rose on the Chicago Bulls when the team drafted Rose first overall in 2008.