Luol Deng

Hoops in the Sky

Hoops in the Sky: Luol Deng’s Foundation and Chicago Bulls Team Up for Charity

British Olympic medalist, Sebastian Coe, once said, “Sport is a universal language, building more bridges between people than anything else I can think of.” The truth of this statement was on full display on November 9th, when a couple hundred people gathered in Chicago for Hoops in the Sky, a special event that raised $100,000 …

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Luol Deng received the National Civil Rights Museum Sports Legacy Award

Luol Deng Receives National Civil Rights Museum Sports Legacy Award

MATTER Pro partner, Luol Deng, received the prestigious National Civil Rights Museum Sports Legacy Award on Monday, January 16, 2023, as part of the NBA’s 21st Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Game in Memphis, Tennessee. The award recognizes athletes who have used their success in sports as a vehicle to advance civil rights, …

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Luol Deng Foundation

Luol Deng Foundation: Strengthening South Sudan Youth Through the Power of Sport

Our guest writer is Saree Mading, Chief of Staff for the Luol Deng Foundation, a MATTER Pro partner. The Foundation recently began a new initiative, the South Sudan Youth Camp Activity, to strengthen and develop the youth of South Sudan through the power of sport.  She showed up to camp in a white skirt and …

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