July 2 12:55 PM PT1:55 PM MT2:55 PM CT3:55 PM ET19:55 GMT3:55 12:55 PM MST2:55 PM EST23:55 UAE21:5515:55 ET2:55 PM CT18:55 - Deng has agreed to a four-year, $72 million contract with the Lakers. Analysis: Deng's production has declined from his All-Star seasons in Chicago, but he should add a veteran presence to a young Lakers' roster following Kobe Bryant's retirement. The 31-year-old could also provide a bridge at the small forward position in the event No. 2 overall pick Brandon Ingram isn't ready to make an immediate impact.
May 12 2:29 PM PT3:29 PM MT4:29 PM CT5:29 PM ET21:29 GMT5:29 2:29 PM MST4:29 PM EST1:29 UAE (+1)23:2917:29 ET4:29 PM CT20:29 - Deng is expected to play on Friday the 13th with Miami's season on the brink. Analysis: Deng has a bruised wrist. The Heat are in South Beach for Game 6 facing a 3-2 deficit.
Apr. 18 9:55 PM PT10:55 PM MT11:55 PM CT12:55 AM ET4:55 GMT12:55 9:55 PM MST11:55 PM EST8:55 UAE06:550:55 ET11:55 PM CT3:55 - Deng had 31 points and seven rebounds in the Heat's 123-91 win over Charlotte in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series Sunday. Analysis: Deng's performance came after he averaged 12.3 points during the regular season. He's averaged 17.0 points in 49 career postseason games.
Apr. 10 8:18 PM PT9:18 PM MT10:18 PM CT11:18 PM ET3:18 GMT11:18 8:18 PM MST10:18 PM EST7:18 UAE (+1)05:1823:18 ET10:18 PM CT2:18 - Deng scored 20 points Sunday. Analysis: Deng cracked 20 for the first time in six games.
Mar. 18 9:38 PM PT10:38 PM MT11:38 PM CT12:38 AM ET4:38 GMT12:38 9:38 PM MST11:38 PM EST8:38 UAE05:380:38 ET10:38 PM CT3:38 - Deng had 22 points and nine rebounds in a loss to Charlotte on Thursday night. Analysis: Deng is averaging 19.6 points on 52.9 percent shooting and 7.8 rebounds in his last five games. He's averaging 12.3 points and 5.8 boards this season.
Mar. 2 10:06 PM PT11:06 PM MT12:06 AM CT1:06 AM ET6:06 GMT14:06 11:06 PM MST1:06 AM EST10:06 UAE07:061:06 ET12:06 AM CT5:06 - Deng made 8 of 10 shots and all three of his 3-pointers en route to 20 points on Tuesday. Analysis: His night was part of Miami's 67.5 percent showing, a franchise record.
Feb. 20 8:47 PM PT9:47 PM MT10:47 PM CT11:47 PM ET4:47 GMT12:47 9:47 PM MST11:47 PM EST8:47 UAE05:4723:47 ET10:47 PM CT2:47 - Deng had 27 points and 10 rebounds in Saturday's win over Washington. Analysis: Deng has combined for 57 points and 21 rebounds over his last two.
Feb. 19 8:19 PM PT9:19 PM MT10:19 PM CT11:19 PM ET4:19 GMT12:19 9:19 PM MST11:19 PM EST8:19 UAE05:1923:19 ET10:19 PM CT2:19 - Deng finished with 30 points and 11 rebounds on Friday. Analysis: He made 11 of 17 shots for his first 30-point game since Nov. 9, 2014. It was his first double-double since Jan. 11.
Jan. 22 8:35 PM PT9:35 PM MT10:35 PM CT11:35 PM ET4:35 GMT12:35 9:35 PM MST11:35 PM EST8:35 UAE05:3523:35 ET10:35 PM CT2:35 - Deng returned Monday in Chicago. Analysis: Deng was out Friday with an eye injury.
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