UK Journalists Name Bulls Luol Deng British Player of the Year


The United Kingdom’s Basketball Journalists Association has deemed Chicago small forward Luol Deng the worldwide British born player of the year. He takes home the Syd Lipski award.

The Londoner starred for Great Britain in last summer’s Eurobasket qualifiers before having probably his best season in his NBA career. Deng became a legitimate second scoring option behind Derrick Rose as the Bulls claimed the league’s best regular season record, 61-21.

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