Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng is a former South Sudanese refugee, and he was in his new nation to celebrate its freedom and host it’s first-ever hoops clinic for the youth. A day before the historical event, Deng joins a practice game with young members of the NBA Africa basketball camp in Juba.
He also had a sit-down interview with John Prendergast of the enough project. Deng talked about what this all meant to him in a video interview. Watch it and you’ll understand why Deng is so well respected by his peers around the league.
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