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Luol Deng, Thon Maker Could Be Affected By President Trump's Immigration Order

The two NBA players are from Sudan.

The NBA has two players who could be affected by President Donald Trump's new immigration order, which bans residents of certain countries from entering the United States for three months.

Los Angeles Lakers forward Luol Deng and Milwaukee Bucks forward Thon Maker are both from Sudan, a country whose residents have been banned from entering the U.S. for the next three months. Both players have dual citizenship; Deng is a British citizen and Maker has citizenship in Australia. Maker played in Toronto on Friday and had no issues getting back into the U.S. using his Australian passport. Deng and the Lakers played in Toronto earlier this season.

It's possible the Bucks could play the Raptors in a playoff series, though, and the NBA has reportedly reached out to the State Department for clarity.

"We have reached out to the State Department and are in the process of gathering information to understand how this executive order would apply to players in our league who are from one of the impacted countries," NBA spokesman Mike Bass said in a statement. "The NBA is a global league and we are proud to attract the very best players from around the world."