Luol Deng wins J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award

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In 2007, Luol Deng was named a finalist for the Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award. The honor ultimately went to Steve Nash, but today, Deng received the honor.

NBA Public Relations:

Cle L Deng named 13-14 winner of the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award by the PBWA for outstanding service and dedication to the community

In Chicago, Cleveland and abroad, Deng has made a mark for being generous his time and thoughtful with his contributions.

He’ll be a free agent after this season and whatever team he winds up with, the local community will be lucky to have him.