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Luol Deng out vs. Lakers

Updated: January 21, 2013, 8:44 PM ET
By Nick Friedell | ESPNChicago.com

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng will not play in Monday night's game against the Los Angeles Lakers because of a right hamstring injury.

Bulls swingman Jimmy Butlerwill get his second career start in Deng's place.

Deng did not participate in Monday morning's shootaround and Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau hadn't been optimistic regarding Deng's chances of playing.

"Still day to day, a little bit better today," Thibodeau said.

Deng initially ...

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