HoopsHype Luol Deng Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: September 30, 2014 | 10:04 AM

Surya Fernandez

ICYMI: My Q&A with Luol Deng about his new role with the @Miami Heat foxsports.com/florida/story/… via @SunSportsFOXFL

Antonio Vazquez

Ratings NBA2k15 Miami Heat. Dwyane Wade 86 Chris Bosh 84 Luol Deng 79 Danny Granger 76 Mario Chalmers 75 Chris Andersen 75

Sam Smith

Thibs declares "Miami hasn't skipped a beat" with addition of Luol Deng. Bulls hoping to be playoff team.

Chris Vivlamore

Elton Brand said he spoke to Luol Deng before making decision to return to Hawks. #ATLHawks

Emiliano Carchia

Luol Deng: 'I don't think Danny is a racist' sportando.com/en/usa/nba/136…

Joseph Goodman

Deng's foundation works w/aspiring bball players in S. London. It was Manute Bol who introduced ball to the Dengs and the cycle continues.

Joseph Goodman

Luol Deng: “There’s nothing more fun than being with a group of guys who are experienced and are excited to go and battle."

Surya Fernandez

Deng: The biggest mistake I would make is to try to be LeBron. I’m not LeBron. So I just got to be myself, work hard and try to do my best.

Surya Fernandez

Deng on Pat Riley: "The things that he said to me really got me excited and I wanted to take the chance and follow through on what he said."

Surya Fernandez

Luol Deng told me that the Heat were the first team to contact him on the night when free agency began in July.

Joseph Goodman

Luol Deng and Birdman leading the post-practice wind sprints after the first training-camp session.

Jason Walker

Video of Luol Deng at media day and what else need to heal between Danny Ferry and the city of Atlanta. sbnation.com/e/6617720

Tom Haberstroh

Dispatch from Heat media day: Luol Deng forgives Danny Ferry and doesn't think he's racist. es.pn/1vmmt8G

Kurt Helin

Luol Deng says he forgives Danny Ferry: “I don’t think Danny’s racist” dlvr.it/71wySt

Sean Highkin

Classy comments from Luol Deng (no surprise) on Danny Ferry's comments: espn.go.com/nba/truehoop/m…

Shandel Richardson

Luol Deng addressed Danny Ferry & other Heat notes: sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-h…

Ian Begley

Luol Deng forgives Hawks GM Danny Ferry, says he doesn't think Ferry is racist. More here: es.pn/1pwMtt1 via @espnnba

Joseph Goodman

#Heat forward Luol Deng hopes to turn controversy of Danny Ferry's comments "into something positive" bit.ly/1mza8hy

Royce Young

Luol Deng says he forgives Danny Ferry, doesn't think he's a racist cbsprt.co/1szipVz

Jason Lieser

Deng: "One of the hardest things to do as a human being and something we should do more often is forgive."

Surya Fernandez

Deng: "Everything happens for a reason and we can turn a situation of something so negative...and turn it into something positive."

Surya Fernandez

Luol Deng: "One of the hardest things to do as a human being, and something we should do more often, is forgive."

Jason Lieser

Luol Deng says he was close to signing with Atlanta and never got any sense of prejudice from them. He was totally surprised.

Surya Fernandez

Most questions to Luol Deng were about the Hawks controversy. Says he was close to signing with them. He forgives Ferry, wants to move on.

Ira Winderman

The irony is that Luol Deng said he was close to signing with the Hawks.

Ira Winderman

Luol Deng, "I don't think Danny Ferry is a racist. I really don't."

Ira Winderman

Luol Deng, "I do forgive Danny [Ferry]. It's not something I want to hold on to."

Jason Lieser

Luol Deng: "I don't believe Danny Ferry is a racist." Says he'd like to work with Ferry on an Africa-related charity project.

Barry Jackson

Deng said he was actually close to signing with Atlanta. Suggests Ferry should have read offensive comments to himself before saying them.

Joseph Goodman

Luol Deng: "I don't think Danny [Ferry] is racist."

Shandel Richardson

Deng: "I don't think Danny is racist. "

Barry Jackson

Deng said he believes Ferry's remorse is genuine. "I do not think Danny is racist."

Joseph Goodman

Luol Deng on Hawks: "I do forgive them. It's not something I want to hold onto for the rest of my career or my life."

Jason Lieser

Luol Deng says he forgives Danny Ferry. "It's not something I want to hold onto... I believe he's really sorry for what he said."

Shandel Richardson

Luol Deng says he forgives Danny Ferry

Barry Jackson

Luol Deng said he forgives danny Ferry for offensive comments. Deng spoke to him

Surya Fernandez

Luol Deng at #Heat Media Day http://t.co/cam9aqy23h

Jason Lieser

Haslem: "Obviously we lost a great 2-way player in LeBron, but we also brought in a pretty damn good 2-way player in Luol."

Jason Lieser

Haslem on McRoberts/Granger/Deng joining the team: "I tell those guys the same things I did against you back then I'll do for you now."

Jason Lieser

Wade says he's always perceived Luol Deng as one of the top character guys in the NBA-- "Tough, consistent. We welcome him w/ open arms."

Jason Lieser

Spoelstra says Heat inadvertently put McRoberts, Granger & Deng lockers next to each other. He immediately said mix them around w/returnees.

Jason Lieser

Spoelstra on Deng: "The type of person he is, the qualities he embodies, are very similar to the Heat code. We were fortunate to get him."

Jason Lieser

Erik Spoelstra: "It's probably not a surprise to anybody that we sought after a player the caliber of Luol Deng."

Barry Jackson

On Dolphins' discontent with safeties; good/bad Dolphins O-line news; Deng/Granger Heat talk; Sean Taylor; UM note: miamiherald.typepad.com/sports-buzz/20…

Jason Lloyd

ICYMI: Bonus offseason version of Final Thoughts. News on Tristan, Ray Allen & NBA's role in Deng report: ohio.com/blogs/clevelan… ….

Magic Johnson

Just had a heart to heart meeting w/ Hawks GM Danny Ferry! He apologized for his comments about Luol Deng & the African American community.

Mario Chalmers

Me n @luoldeng9 gettin in some finishes. instagram.com/p/tTZQxyP4Ww/

Amin Elhassan

Come again again?? RT @Kurt Helin: Report: NBA not actively investigating source of Luol Deng African comment dlvr.it/70CbcQ