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Luol Deng to be traded already?

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Cleveland Cavaliers are prepared to trade Luol Deng before the NBA trade deadline passes on Thursday, according to ESPN.

Deng has only been with the Cavs since January after they traded him for Andrew Bynum and three draft picks to acquire him from the Chicago Bulls.

However, things did not go well immediately after the small forward joined up with his new teammates and a run of poor form saw the sacking of general manager Chris Grant.

ESPN claim sources insist Cleveland are not desperate to trade Deng and are more than prepared to hang on to him should an attractive enough offer fail not appear.

Though, the report goes on to say, front office are worried they will not be able to re-sign him this offseason, as he is approaching unrestricted free agency and other NBA franchises with cap space to spare, such as the LA Lakers and Dallas Mavericks, may be interested.

Deng's contract expires in June and trade rules mean the Cavs cannot trade him with another players, which threatens their ability to secure an attractive deal.

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