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Gill: Bulls Need More From Deng

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(WSRC) Torn ligament or not, the Bulls need more from Luol Deng.

At least that’s what former NBA star Kendall Gill thinks. Deng, who elected to go without surgery for most of the season after tearing a ligament in his wrist, has struggled during this playoff series against the 76ers, averaging 10.3 points and 6.3 rebounds per game.

Gill said with both Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah out, the team simply needs more from the All Star.

“When Joakim goes down, Luol now has to step up,” Gill said. “He’s the third guy. He’s been playing with this injury all season long, and I commend him for going through it. Every time he falls on his wrist, it hurts, but your back is up against the ropes, it’s do or die now. It doesn’t matter what injury you have now. There are no excuses now.

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“The other team doesn’t feel sorry for you. As a matter of fact, the other team is going to try and hit you on your wrist to get you out of there. It’s by any means necessary. Kill or be killed. I know that’s cliche and everything, but that’s the truth.”