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Luol Deng Signs 1-Day Contract, Retires With Bulls

Deng played 10 seasons with the Bulls after being drafted out of Duke

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    Luol Deng Signs 1-Day Contract, Retires With Bulls
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    NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 22: Luol Deng #9 of the Chicago Bulls dribbles the ball against the Brooklyn Nets during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at the Barclays Center on April 22, 2013 in New York City. The Bulls defeated the Nets 90-82. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

    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. 

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