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Bulls Luol Deng says he lost 15 pounds

Officially, Luol Deng is listed as day-to-day by Tom Thibodeau and the Chicago Bulls. He was back at the Bulls practice facility on Thursday.

But he said he has lost 15 pounds though this medical ordeal ? which was much worse than the flu that was originally announced ? and he didn?t look like a guy who could play, or contribute a whole lot if he did.

His entire interview is below, but here is the money quote via Aggrey Sam of CSNChicago.com.

?I tried to shoot a little bit and I struggled. I couldn?t do it. We?ll see,? he said after the Bulls? practice Thursday afternoon at the Berto Center. ?I want to play, but I don?t know what I can do. I haven?t done anything. It really sucks.

?It?s really my first day out of the house and out of the hospital. I haven?t really left my bed much or done much,? the NBA?s back-to-back minutes-per-game leader added. ?I?m weak and I have headaches; when I?m moving around a lot, my headache increases. That?s really the main thing.?


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