Jason Lloyd, Cavaliers beat writer for the Akron Beacon Journal, tweeted the following on Deng's status.
Luol Deng did not practice today. Resting Achilles. Carrick Felix also has left knee injury. Scheduled for MRI.
— Jason Lloyd (@JasonLloydABJ) January 27, 2014
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Deng is in his tenth season out of Duke. Drafted by the Phoenix Suns, Deng has played his entire career with the Bulls, until the last nine games with the Cavaliers. In 23 games with the Bulls this season, Deng averaged 19 points, 6.9 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game. His numbers have dropped slightly to 16.7 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.2 assists with the Cavaliers.