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Deng to make first start in month

Updated: April 3, 2010, 8:31 PM ET
By Nick Friedell | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- James Johnson will not play Saturday night against the Charlotte Bobcats because of a partially torn fascia.

He will be replaced in the starting lineup by Luol Deng

"His foot's pretty sore," Bulls coach Vinny Del Negro said of Johnson. "We'll get him some rest tonight."

As for Deng, this will be his first start in almost a month. He returned to action on Friday night against the Washington Wizards and played 28 minutes after missing the last 11 games due ...

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