Draft: Will the Duke curse ruin Deng?

Luol Deng is a cursed man. Despite overcoming every imaginable obstacle in his life - will an imaginary one bring him down?

Updated: February 5, 2004, 9:50 AM ET
By Chad Ford | NBA Insider
Luol Deng is a cursed man.

Despite overcoming every imaginable obstacle in his life, will an imaginary one bring him down?

A former political refugee from the Sudan, he fled with his family to Egypt and then England when he was a child. He moved to America to play high school basketball and by the time he graduated last spring, was widely ranked as the second-best basketball player in the country behind a kid named LeBron.


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