London's Deng to play at home

Updated: March 25, 2009, 11:10 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- The NBA is sending Luol Deng back home for a preseason game in the British capital.

The Chicago forward, who grew up in London after his family fled conflict-torn Sudan, is expected to play for the Bulls when they face the Utah Jazz on Oct. 6 at the O2 Arena as the NBA heads to Europe for a preseason tour for the fourth straight year.

"It has always been my dream to play for the Bulls in London," Deng said Wednesday in a statement given to The Associated Press. "They were ...

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