Luol Deng’s Comps

General managers around the NBA are watching Luol Deng closely as the long-term deal for the former Bull expires in a couple of months.  Deng earned $14 million this season, the question is will he earn more or less next year?

In 43 games played with Chicago and Cleveland Deng has averaged 17 points and 6 rebounds per game this year.  He has been a league average shooter (52% True Shooting).

With these numbers in mind here are his most similar comps this year:

Deng turns 29 in April so he is at least three years older than these four guys.  If you are looking to make a playoff run in 2015 how badly do you want the former Blue Devil?


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