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South Sudanese Superstar Luol Deng signs with Los Angeles Lakers for $72m
6-feet, 9-inches South Sudanese Forward, NBA All-Star with an average of 13.3 points and 5.9 rebounds for the Miami Heat…Luol Deng has sealed the deal and pledged his allegiance to the good old purple and gold. Yes, you’ve guessed it! Luol, whos is the Elite team of the Los Angeles Lakers, has proven his love for the game by making great stats and establishing his name with the NBAs Top teams like the Chicago bulls, Cleveland caviler, Miami heat, and now the Los Angeles Lakers. The 31-year-old South Sudan-British forward has signed a four-year contract worth $72million with the Los Angeles Lakers. In 823 games (776 starts), Luol has averaged 15.5 points and 6.2 rebounds; he has also made the playoffs seven times. Making a Substantial impact off the court as it is off the court, Luol was honored with the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award, awarded to the player who shows outstanding service and dedication to the community. Congratulations on your new spot with the Lakers and score one for Parallel Magazine!
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