(Cleveland) - The Cavaliers have acquired all-star forward Luol Deng from the Chicago Bulls for Andrew Bynum and 3 future draft picks.
The 28-year old Deng is a two-time all-star who is averaging 19 points and 7 rebounds a game.Cavs General Manager tells WTAM, that Deng is a talented player at both ends of the floor, who fills a need at the small forward position. Grant says, Deng is excited and happy to be joining the Cavs.
The Cavs needed to deal Bynum to avoid guaranteeing his $12 million dollar contract for the season. Bynum has been getting paid, while being excused from team activities.
The (11-23) Cavs host the 76ers tonight at 7p.m. on WTAM 1100