All-Star honor means world to Bulls

Luol Deng and Joakim Noah proud to represent not only Chicago, but Africa

Updated: January 29, 2013, 10:07 AM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- The most memorable moment in Luol Deng's first All-Star Game came during introductions.

Last season in Orlando, a beaming Deng was dressed in patriotic contraband. Instead of the league-mandated warm-up jacket, he wore a black T-shirt with a colorful decal of Africa that he pushed out for all to see.

As far as I know, he became the first All-Star to pop a continent.

Deng, who was born in what is now called South Sudan, grew up in Egypt and London and later ...

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