7. Gorgui Dieng
From the West African nation of Senegal, the large Center, Gorgui Dieng played in the United States in High School and in College at the University of Louisville.  Dieng would be a late first rounder for the Timberwolves and has provento be a solid member of the NBA.  As a very young man, we are anxious to see what else he may have within him on the hardwood.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Center
  • Acquired: Traded from the Utah Jazz with Shabazz Muhammad for Trey Burke 6/27/13.
  • Departed: Traded to the Memphis Grizzlies as part of a three-team trade.  Memphis traded Jae Crowder, Solomon Hill and Andre Iguodala to the Miami Heat.  Miami traded Dion Waiters and Justice WInslow to Memphis.  Miami traded James Johnson to Minnesota 2/6/20
  • Games Played: 498
  • Per Game Averages: 22.1 MP, .518 eFG%, .790 FT%, 7.9 PTS, 6.2 RB, 1.4 AST, 0.8 STL, 1.0 BLK
  • Advanced Stats: 16.2 PER, .567 TS%, 5.9 VORP, 26.5 WS
  • Major Accolades and Awards: Second Team All Rookie (2014)
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