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Deng expected to play vs. Pacers

Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng missed practice on Monday because of tendinitis in his right shoulder, but he is expected to play Tuesday night against the Indiana Pacers.

Deng has played in all 49 of the Bulls' games this season a year after missing 33 games and the playoffs because of a leg injury.

He is Chicago's second-leading scorer, averaging 17.9 points and 7.4 rebounds in 38.2 minutes.

Deng gave the short-handed Bulls a lift over the Miami Heat on Saturday, scoring a team-leading 25 points in the win.

Nick Friedell covers the Bulls for ESPNChicago.com.