Lakers head coach Luke Walton said Sunday that Luol Deng will be a fixture on the inactive list this season, Bill Oram of The Orange County Register reports. "As of now, [Deng's] not in the rotation as far as consistently penciled in without something happening," Walton said.
Luol Deng will come off the bench for Friday's game against the Suns, Craig Grialou of ArizonaSports.com reports.
Luol Deng is starting at small forward in Thursday's game against the Clippers, Mike Bresnahan of Spectrum SportsNet reports.
Luol Deng posted four points (2-4 FG, 0-1 3Pt), one rebound and two assists across 17 minutes in Wednesday's 122-104 preseason loss to the Nuggets.
Luol Deng is starting at small forward Wednesday against the Nuggets, Mike Trudell of Lakers.com reports.
Luol Deng (hip) totaled nine points (4-9 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 0-2 FT), six rebounds and an assist across 10 minutes in Monday's 113-107 preseason loss to the Nuggets.
Luol Deng (hip) will be available for Monday's preseason game against the Nuggets, Tania Ganguli of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Luol Deng will not play in Saturday's preseason tilt against the Timberwolves due to hip flexor tightness.