SteveK2
Earlier this year

Deng Deng joins Kings

The Sydney Kings continue to build their roster in advance of the 2018/2019 National Basketball League season with today's announcement that the club has signed forward Deng Deng to a two-year deal (team option second year).

The 26 year old was born in South Sudan and spent five years in Egypt before arriving in Australia at the age of nine in 2003.

After attending Box Hill Secondary College in Melbourne, Deng played two seasons for Lee College in Texas before transferring to NCAA D1 program Baylor University in 2015.

Since turning pro, the 203cm (6"8'), 98kg (216lb) power forward has played two seasons in the NBA G-League with the Texas Legends before stints in Finland and Lebanon.


Theme for 2nd unit seems to be young, mobile & athletic to complement the aging starting lineup.

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SteveK2  
Earlier this year

Full story at Kings website, forgot to mention in OP.

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Duke Fan  
Earlier this year

Not3 in the article it states he does things that can't be coached. Handy trait for anyone coming to the Kings.

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Very Old  
Earlier this year

^ love that comment ;)

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Boti Nagy Child Star  
Earlier this year

Drewy will be coach of the year this coming season by default

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Crazy athlete. Youtube his name and you will see some amazing things!

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

I reckon his parents are big fans of Law and Order:SVU

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Reality  
Earlier this year

This should be fun...dude can dunk but is known as a head case!

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Tom garlopp finished in the nbl?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

No way Sydney are complying with the bench cap

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SteveK2  
Earlier this year

^^ LOL if you're going to jump at every Kings signings, wait till they announce import 2 next week or two.

As for Tommy, yeah his chances are not looking too good. May be able to squeeze in as teams try to comply with the 'cap'.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Wilson. Pineal, would be minimal, Deng maybe 80g to 120g still two more to fit under the cap.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Should have signed with Melbourne. Deng Deng would have been a perfect replacement for Majok Majok

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

All the news around the Kings new signing have been amped up by them and there company new found media Aussie Hoopla!!

JVG better start praying ASAP they make the finals.

My prediction.. Gaze will return back to Melbourne at the end of the season to
be with his family and maybe before if they have another horrible year.

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Big Ads  
Earlier this year

Garlepp might be lured to Cairns if Sydney aren't careful

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Garlepp won't be back. If anything Illawarra might take a cheap flyer on him. Kings going very young off the bench this season.

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Anon  
Earlier this year

Good signing. How good would Garlepp look in Orange though? hahaha

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