HoopsHype Luol Deng Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: August 19, 2014 | 10:43 AM

Ethan J. Skolnick

My column on the 14-15 Heat, the 93-94 Bulls & Pete Myers' belief that Luol Deng is a better fill-in than he was m.bleacherreport.com/articles/21320…

Ira Winderman

Do Heat have a defensive stopper beyond Deng? Latest "Ask Ira" at bit.ly/XxqY5E plus more.

Jorge Sierra

Luol Deng with the best ice bucket challenge of the day. shar.es/1nkSEJ If you're going to do it, you do it like this.

Ira Winderman

Add Luol Deng to list of Heat #IceBucketChallenge along with Riley, Arison, Spoelstra, Wade, Cole (all the videos) bit.ly/1v4qC0Y

Nick Friedell

Luol Deng makes his return to the United Center on Jan. 25 with the Miami Heat.

Chuck Swirsky

Bulls open season at NY Oct 29th. Home opener vs LeBron Oct 31st Bulls host Luol Deng-Heat Jan.25th Christmas night vs Lakers

Joe Cowley

Bulls' first visit to South Beach to see the new-look Miami Heat with Luol Deng will be on Dec. 14, according to Sun Sentinel.

Mark Woods

Luol Deng will not play for Great Britain in forthcoming EuroBasket qualifiers. Second successive summer he has missed GB duty.

TJ Manotoc

Agree. Napier, Deng, McRob

Kevin Ding

Durant made point to say yesterday Heat will be "really good." Cited Wade bounce-back and Bosh in new role and called Deng "a great player."

Ethan J. Skolnick

Pat Riley says he believed Luol Deng wanted to join during first meeting. But Miami was operating as capped team at time.

Jason Lieser

Source says the Heat already issued Deng a life-size cutout of Mario Chalmers to practice yelling at. He'll get the hang of it by November.

Scott Agness

With Luol Deng off to Miami, options are getting slimmer. Dallas and Charlotte remain real contenders with the Pacers for Lance Stephenson.

Marc Stein

Agents Herb Rudoy and Ron Shade formally announce that Luol Deng is indeed bound for Miami. Sources confirm reports of two-year, $20M deal

Adrian Wojnarowski

Deal will include a player option on the second year of Deng's deal, source tells Yahoo.

Adrian Wojnarowski

Free agent forward Luol Deng has agreed to a two-year, $20 million deal with the Miami Heat, league source tells Yahoo Sports.

Shams Charania

Luol Deng has committed to the Miami Heat, league source tells RealGM.

David Aldridge

Luol Deng still deciding, per source, which almost always means "high bid wins." MIA still ahead. Mavs in it (cont) tl.gd/n_1s2fiv5

Brian Windhorst

As of last night, Heat & Luol Deng still significantly apart on salary, sources say. Deng's been turning down $10M/year offers for months

Sam Amick

Final Luol Deng update for tonight: Atlanta talks revived & quickly died down, & Dallas has L. Stephenson over Deng on priority list, so..

Marc Stein

ESPN sources say Phoenix has tried to force its way into the Luol Deng bidding tonight. Miami has been pressing all day for deal with Deng

Adrian Wojnarowski

Atlanta is re-engaged on Luol Deng, who has continued deal talks with Miami today, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

Jorge Sierra

Buzz: The latest on free agent forward Luol Deng. shar.es/NhG6D

Sam Amick

Miami situation would likely be two-year deal around $10 million per for Luol Deng, but he's weighing options. Washington

Adrian Wojnarowski

Dallas may pursue Lance Stephenson on a bigger money, shorter deal before turning to Deng -- assuming Houston matches on Chandler Parsons.

Sam Amick

Luol Deng to Miami is definitely a strong possibility, but I'm told he's weighing the lay of the land in Dallas first before deciding.

Adrian Wojnarowski

Miami's pursuing free agent Luol Deng with an offer near $10 million per season, on a short deal, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

Marc Stein

ESPN sources say Heat and Luol Deng continue to negotiate. Deal that sends Deng to South Beach continues to loom as strong possibility

Mark Deeks

Cheers all. BTW renouncement fans, Suns renounced Emeka Okafor and Cavs renounced Deng.

Adrian Wojnarowski

Washington would love to replace Ariza with free agent Luol Deng, but only has the mid-level exception to offer him. He's seeking $10M-plus.

Jared Zwerling

Hearing Wiz, Suns, Lakers & Rockets are the teams for Trevor Ariza. Still in a high $ ballpark. Maybe $8+. Heat favorite appears Luol Deng.

Jorge Sierra

Rumors updated. bit.ly/1hKUSdo Carmelo Anthony, Trevor Ariza and the Rockets, Luol Deng, Chandler Parsons and more.

Marc Stein

ESPN sources also say that Miami is making progress in its pursuit of Luol Deng to team him with Chris Bosh and soon-to-reupped Dwyane Wade

Marc Stein

ESPN sources say Rockets appear to be out in pursuit of Luol Deng but remain in the hunt to try to sign Trevor Ariza away from Wizards

Sam Amick

On Luol Deng front,no Miami offer yet but two sides expected to talk later today. Charlotte/Dallas in play if Jazz/Rox match Hayward/Parsons

Jeff Caplan

Tough thing for Mavs with Bosh staying in Miami is if Hou matches on Chandler, suddenly Mia more attractive for Deng or Ariza.

Brian Windhorst

Heat on track to get deals with Dwyane Wade & Udonis Haslem done. They're talking with Luol Deng but sides far apart, sources said.

Adrian Wojnarowski

Miami engaged with free agents Trevor Ariza and Luol Deng for the job opening at small forward, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

Ethan J. Skolnick

Others have reported, can confirm: Heat in hot pursuit of Luol Deng.

Ken Berger

The Lakers and Mavs among teams strongly pursuing Deng. But source describes his options today as: "Miami, Miami and Miami."

Ken Berger

Luol Deng's representatives spoke with Miami officials today, league source says. Deng hopes to choose landing spot in next 24 hours.

Sam Amick

The Miami Heat have had talks with Luol Deng's representatives after LeBron James' decision, I'm told. Story TK.

Jonathan Feigen

Rockets spoke with agent for Luol Deng during the day, before the Bosh decision. Got to think they double back, but nothing imminent.

Dwain Price

Deng, Ariza, Stephenson,Thomas are among the B-listers the #Mavs are looking at if the #Rockets match the Parson offer sheet.

Ken Berger

Fully expecting Houston to match on Chandler Parsons, Dallas moving ahead with plan B: Luol Deng or Trevor Ariza, league sources say.

Jorge Sierra

Rumors: Luol Deng to Phoenix? bit.ly/1hKUSdo

Ken Berger

League sources also say stars now align in post-decision world for Luol Deng to land in Phoenix. Several teams still in mix.

Adrian Wojnarowski

Washington Wizards have talked to free agent Luol Deng, but still determined to re-sign Trevor Ariza, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.