Deng, he's tough

Luol Deng's road to recovery wasn't easy, but he's reaping the benefits now

Updated: March 4, 2010, 11:27 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- There is a picture of Luol Deng in the hallway of the Berto Center that connects the locker room to the floor.

It's an action shot: Deng is suspended in midair, his outstretched, longer-than-the-line-at-Hot Doug's right arm cocked way, way back, his enormous hand palming the ball. The space between the ball and the rim is what initially draws your eye, but something in Deng's face captivated me.

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