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Bulls Deal Deng To Cavs

Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The Cleveland Cavaliers have acquired All- 
Star forward Luol Deng from the Chicago Bulls in exchange for Andrew Bynum and 
three future draft picks. 

The deal was announced early Tuesday morning. 

The Cavs also sent the Bulls the Sacramento Kings' first-round draft pick from 
a  previous deal, the right for Chicago to swap its own 2015 first-round draft 
pick  with Cleveland's,  and Portland's 2015 and 2016 second-round draft picks 
acquired from the Trail Blazers in a 2013 draft-night trade. 

"We  are very  excited  for Luol  to join  the  Cavaliers organization,"  said 
Cavaliers general manager Chris Grant. "We have worked to acquire and maintain 
flexibility in order to capitalize on opportunities such as this. 

"Luol  reflects  all that  we are  striving for  in building  our team. He's a 
tremendous defensive player that can impact the game on both ends of the court 
with a team first mentality and is a high character leader." 

Deng, a two-time All-Star, averaged 19.0 points and 6.9 rebounds over 23 games 
for  the Bulls this season. Over 637 career games, he has averaged 16.1 points 
and 6.4 rebounds. 

Bynum  was suspended indefinitely  with pay by the Cavs on Dec. 28 for conduct 
detrimental to the team. 

He  has played in just 24 games since his breakout campaign in 2011-12 when he 
averaged 18.7 points and 11.4 boards. Since then, the 7-footer has scored just 
8.4 points and pulled down 5.3 rebounds per contest, all this season. 

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