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Gorgui Dieng
Club
Minnesota Timberwolves
Nationality
Louisville
Date Of Birth
18 January 1990
Position
F/C
Height
6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
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  • Lakers get: Gorgui Dieng Knicks get: 20th pick Wolves get: Joakim Noah Luol Deng Thibs: https://t.co/LOk5wn2KJL
    20 Jun @ 8PM

  • @JonKrawczynski: This would also seemingly take the Nets out of any consideration to take on Gorgui Dieng’s contract, if the Wolves were…
    20 Jun @ 4PM

  • @JonKrawczynski: This would also seemingly take the Nets out of any consideration to take on Gorgui Dieng’s contract, if the Wolves were…
    20 Jun @ 3PM

  • @DaneMooreNBA: To get off of Mozgov (2 yrs, $33 mil remaining), the Nets had to give up two 2nds and take on Dwight Howard (1 yr, $24 mi…
    20 Jun @ 3PM

  • @JonKrawczynski With Brooklyn, they likely value assets and would just waive Dwight if "push came to shove", but Mi… https://t.co/20RHH1l0EY
    20 Jun @ 2PM

  • Harden with the huge slam over Gorgui Dieng https://t.co/wjPKOY2aJJ
    22 Apr @ 2AM

  • Minnesota usage through two games: Derrick Rose: 28.5% Jeff Teague: 26.9% Andrew Wiggins: 26.4% Gorgui Dieng: 19.8% Ja…
    19 Apr @ 5PM

  • I mean, it's a small thing, but when Gorgui Dieng is taking several contested mid-rangers early/in middle of the shot clo…
    19 Apr @ 2PM

  • Gorgui Dieng denies it off the backboard! #AllEyesNorth lead by 7 in the 1st quarter. : @NBAonTNT https://t.co/EOKrpAnUj7
    19 Apr @ 4AM

  • Timberwolves usage rates in Game 1: Derrick Rose - 30.8 Gorgui Dieng - 28.6 Jeff Teague - 26.4 Andrew Wiggins - 25.7 Jama…
    16 Apr @ 3AM

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  • NBA opens Africa academy in push for international recruits

    By Nellie Peyton DAKAR (Reuters) - The National Basketball Association opened its first training academy in Africa on Thursday in a push to expand its presence on the continent and prepare more African players to enter the league, its vice-president for Africa said. The academy is based in the seaside West African nation of Senegal, where a sports development program in partnership with the NBA has already produced professional players including Minnesota Timberwolves centre-forward Gorgui Dieng.
    5 May @ 10AM

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  • League opens first training academy in Africa

    The NBA announced the opening of its first NBA Academy basketball training center in Africa, in Thies, Senegal. The center, designed to serve the top men and women prospects from throughout the continent, was opened in partnership with the SEED Project, the Sports for Education and Economic Development non-profit organization that uses basketball as a platform to engage youth in academic, athletic and leadership programs. The organization nurtured Gorgui Dieng, the Senegalese international who now plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves.
    5 May @ 4AM

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  • NBA opens Africa academy in push for international recruits

    By Nellie Peyton DAKAR (Reuters) - The National Basketball Association opened its first training academy in Africa on Thursday in a push to expand its presence on the continent and prepare more African players to enter the league, its vice-president for Africa said. The academy is based in the seaside West African nation of Senegal, where a sports development program in partnership with the NBA has already produced professional players including Minnesota Timberwolves centre-forward Gorgui Dieng.
    5 May @ 3AM

    Link to site

  • NBA opens Africa academy in push for international recruits

    By Nellie Peyton DAKAR (Reuters) - The National Basketball Association opened its first training academy in Africa on Thursday in a push to expand its presence on the continent and prepare more African players to enter the league, its vice-president for Africa said. The academy is based in the seaside West African nation of Senegal, where a sports development program in partnership with the NBA has already produced professional players including Minnesota Timberwolves centre-forward Gorgui Dieng.
    4 May @ 10PM

    Link to site

  • NBA opens Africa academy in push for international recruits

    The National Basketball Association opened its first training academy in Africa on Thursday in a push to expand its presence on the continent and prepare more African players to enter the league, its vice-president for Africa said. The academy is based in the seaside West African nation of Senegal, where a sports development program in partnership with the NBA has already produced professional players including Minnesota Timberwolves centre-forward Gorgui Dieng. "The goal of the NBA Academy Africa is to create a more direct path for young people who have talent so that their future is not determined by chance," Amadou Gallo Fall told reporters in Senegal's capital Dakar.
    4 May @ 9PM

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