Luol Deng Signs 1-Day Contract, Retires With Bulls
Deng played 10 seasons with the Bulls after being drafted out of Duke
Published Oct 17, 2019 at 1:44 PM
Former Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng is retiring from the NBA, and on Thursday the team gave him a proper send-off as they signed him to a one-day contract.
Deng, who was drafted out of Duke by the Bulls in 2004, played 10 seasons in Chicago, and will officially retire as a member of the organization, the team announced on social media:
In those 10 seasons with the Bulls, Deng averaged 16.1 points and 6.4 rebounds per game, playing a key role for the team as they made the postseason on six different occasions.
Deng last played with the Minnesota Timberwolves, appearing in 22 games and averaging 7.1 points per game during the 2018-19 season.