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Bulls not looking to move Luol Deng

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06:10 PM ET 12.20 | As the trade winds begin to blow more and more rumors around the NBA world, you are hearing plenty of interest in Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng. However, while there is plenty of interest in acquiring Deng from the Bulls, Chicago doesn't appear to have any plans of moving him. Deng, who has spent his entire NBA career with the Bulls, is set to become a free agent in the offseason. It wouldn't be a bad move for the team to get something in exchange for Deng while they can, but by hanging onto Deng for the remainder of the season could build some loyalty that may eventually make contract discussions easier once he hits the open market.

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December 21, 2013  07:48 AM ET

If there is a decent offer, there' simply no way Bulls will keep him. This bunch of players are done as a contending team.

December 21, 2013  10:00 AM ET

Come To LA, Bro.

December 21, 2013  10:49 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

If there is a decent offer, there' simply no way Bulls will keep him. This bunch of players are done as a contending team.

they clearly are way off in what they think his value is.
- he will command 13ish mil per for 4 years for sure
and they want him in the taj gibson range of 8-9
which means they are basically 20 mil or so off-

December 21, 2013  12:48 PM ET
QUOTE(#3):

they clearly are way off in what they think his value is.- he will command 13ish mil per for 4 years for sure and they want him in the taj gibson range of 8-9which means they are basically 20 mil or so off-

It's not the money that Chicago has big issues with, they definitely value him about Taj......it's the years.

Deng, like Gibson, is 28....but Deng is an old 28 (minutes & mileage)....and I don't think they'll want to give him more than 3 years.

Deng, on the other hand.....was looking for a 5 year deal.

But yeah.....in the end.....4 years for about 13 million is what he'll get signed for.....by someone.

 
December 23, 2013  01:53 PM ET

We need you in LA, Bruh!

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