Inspire: The Olympic Journey - Deng inspired by hero coach
Sir Matthew Pinsent catches up with NBA superstar Luol Deng and gets put through his paces by Deng's first coach Jimmy Rogers for Inspire: The Olympic Journey, episode 2.
Pinsent met the Chicago Bulls legend while visiting a basketball project at Crystal Palace and the four-time Olympic rowing champion also headed to Brixton, the area Deng grew up after moving to the country from Sudan.
Deng talks about how his basketball career began and praises his first coach Rogers, who helped push him to stardom.
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