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Luol Deng

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  • Tape of Ferry's offensive comments on Deng surfaces | Audio (language warning)

    Tape of Ferry's offensive comments on Deng surfaces | Audio (language warning)
      Context no longer is an issue when it comes to the racially tinged comments offered by Atlanta Hawks General Manager in regards to Miami Heat forward Luol Deng.   In the wake of leaks about how Ferry evaluated Deng prior to the start of NBA free...
  • Derrick Rose and Anthony Davis share many traits

    Derrick Rose and Anthony Davis share many traits
    BARCELONA, Spain — They share a hometown of a Second City, a draft position of first overall and a college coach, albeit at different schools. Their high schools are separated by just nine miles and their birthdays are just 4 1/2 years apart....
  • Dominique Wilkins reportedly interested in buying Atlanta Hawks

    Dominique Wilkins reportedly interested in buying Atlanta Hawks
    Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins is reportedly interested in buying the Atlanta Hawks amid the racially charged controversy that has engulfed the franchise he once starred for throughout the 1980s and early ‘90s. Gossip website TMZ.com cited...
  • ASK IRA: How will Heat handle situation at point guard?

    ASK IRA: How will Heat handle situation at point guard?
    Q: Ira, I was wondering why you list Norris Cole as your trading chip instead of Mario Chalmers? Is it because Norris has more worth on the trade market, or do you think Chalmers is a better fit for the Heat long term? -- Juan, Denver. A: Cole is the...
  • Hawks discipline but don't fire GM Danny Ferry over racial remarks

    Atlanta Hawks General Manager Danny Ferry will apparently keep his job despite one of the team's co-owners calling for his ouster shortly after Ferry made racially inflammatory remarks about free-agent prospect Luol Deng during a conference call with team...
  • Ferry apologizes for insensitive Deng comment

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: updates with Deng response, Magic Johnson tweet Ferry apologizes for insensitive Deng comment Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry apologized Tuesday for reading culturally insensitive remarks about Luol Deng in a...
  • Danny Ferry brouhaha could change way NBA scouts use language

    The rules of discourse have changed in the NBA, and not just for owners and team executives who must be vigilant about the language they use in public and private settings. Scouts who compile reports on college players and free agents like the one...
  • Deng issues harsh rebuke to Hawks' 'African' comments

    Deng issues harsh rebuke to Hawks' 'African' comments
      Spoken about in divisive and bigoted terms during his offseason NBA free-agency recruitment by the Atlanta Hawks, Miami Heat forward Luol Deng responded from the heart Tuesday.    In a statement released after Atlanta General Manager Danny Ferry was...
  • NBA roundup: Ferry apologizes for comments

    The Sports Xchange NBA roundup: Ferry apologizes for comments Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry issued an apology for reading culturally insensitive remarks about Luol Deng in a June conference call. Ferry, who said he was reading from the...
  • Atlanta Hawks co-owner tried to oust GM Danny Ferry over Deng remarks

    Atlanta Hawks co-owner Michael Gearon Jr. sought the ouster of General Manager Danny Ferry less than a week after Ferry disparaged free agent prospect Luol Deng during a conference call with team executives in June. In a letter written to controlling...
  • From Atlanta Hawks GM's remark to disclosure of Bruce Levenson email

    The end of Bruce Levenson's tenure as controlling owner of the Atlanta Hawks was triggered by a remark made by team General Manager Danny Ferry that touched off an internal investigation. Ferry said free-agent target Luol Deng had "some African in him"...