Luol Deng giving back to GB

Updated: July 9, 2012, 8:41 PM ET
By Ian Whittell | Special to ESPNChicago.com

When Luol Deng marches in the opening ceremonies at the Olympic Games in a little more than two weeks, it will mark the culmination of a remarkable journey, one of many undertaken by the 14,000-plus athletes participating in London.

Yet his goal to represent host Great Britain -- the country that granted Deng, his parents and his eight siblings political asylum in 1995 -- came perilously close to floundering in the wake of the wrist ligament injury that he suffered playing with the ...

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