Luol Deng to retire from NBA as member of Chicago Bulls

Luol Deng playing for the Chicago Bulls in 2013 (Kamil Krzaczynski/AP)

Veteran forward Luol Deng signed with the Chicago Bulls Thursday and then made known his intent to retire from the NBA.

Deng, a 15-year veteran and two-time all-star, was originally drafted by the Bulls with the seventh selection of the 2004 draft.

He last played for the Minnesota Timberwolves last season, averaging 7.1 points and 3.3 rebounds in the 22 games played.

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