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Gorgui Dieng

27-Year-Old       Minnesota Timberwolves

2017-18 NBA Stats

PTS

2.5

REB

4.0

AST

1.5

STL

0.5

BLK

0.0

2017-18 NBA ROS Projections

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2017-18 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Dieng had another solid year during the 2016-17 campaign, his fourth season, though didn’t show significant improvement. He averaged 10.0 points, 7.9 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.2 blocks and 1.1 steals across 32.4 minutes per game – all of which are a decrease from the 2015-16 ...

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HT: 6' 11"   WT: 241 lbs   DOB: 1/18/1990  College: Louisville   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #21 Overall in 2013   Show ContractHide Contract

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Gorgui Dieng Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $64 million contract extension with the Timberwolves in October of 2016. Contract runs through the 2020-21 season.

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Dieng scored just two points with four rebounds in 14 minutes in Wednesday's loss at San Antonio.

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Gorgui Dieng NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2013-14 23 MIN 60 13.6 4.8 5.0 0.7 0.5 0.8 0.0 49.8 63.4 0.9 1.7 3.3 0.0 100.0 1.9 3.8 1.0 1.6
2014-15 24 MIN 73 30.0 9.7 8.3 2.0 1.0 1.7 0.0 50.6 78.3 1.7 3.1 5.3 0.1 16.7 3.5 7.0 2.6 3.3
2015-16 25 MIN 82 27.1 10.1 7.1 1.7 1.1 1.2 0.1 53.2 82.7 1.7 1.9 5.2 0.2 30.0 3.8 7.1 2.5 3.0
2016-17 26 MIN 82 32.4 10.0 7.9 1.9 1.1 1.2 0.2 50.2 81.4 1.3 2.3 5.6 0.5 37.2 4.0 8.1 1.7 2.0
2017-18 27 MIN 2 14.5 2.5 4.0 1.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 28.6 33.3 1.5 2.5 1.5 0.5 0.0 1.0 3.5 0.5 1.5
Rest Of Season Projections 27 MIN 79 23.1 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 rest of season projections for Gorgui Dieng
2017-18 Projections 27 MIN 82 26.6 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 projections for Gorgui Dieng

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Gorgui Dieng NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 2 15.0 2.5 4.0 1.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 28.6 33.3 1.5 2.5 1.5 0.5 0.0 1.0 3.5 0.5 1.5
Last 14 Days 2 15.0 2.5 4.0 1.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 28.6 33.3 1.5 2.5 1.5 0.5 0.0 1.0 3.5 0.5 1.5
Last 30 Days 2 15.0 2.5 4.0 1.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 28.6 33.3 1.5 2.5 1.5 0.5 0.0 1.0 3.5 0.5 1.5

 

2017-18 NBA Game Log   Gorgui Dieng
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Date Opp SCORE MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Oct 20 UTA 100-97 16 3 4 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 3 0 0 2 2 2
Oct 18 @SAS 107-99 14 2 4 2 1 0 2 1 5 0 0 0 1 3 1 1
Gorgui Dieng Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Gorgui Dieng – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#2 Center
Also Listed As:  #2 Power Forward

1.  Karl-Anthony Towns

2.  Gorgui Dieng

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3.  Cole Aldrich

4.  Taj Gibson

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True Shooting Percentage

30.0%

True Shooting % in 2017-18

In 2017-18, Gorgui Dieng has a true shooting percentage of 30.0%.

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Gorgui Dieng NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2013-14 23 MIN 60 36.0 12.6 13.2 1.7 1.3 2.2 0.0 49.8 63.4 2.4 4.5 8.7 0.0 100.0 5.0 10.0 2.6 4.1
2014-15 24 MIN 73 36.0 11.7 10.0 2.4 1.2 2.1 0.0 50.6 78.3 2.1 3.7 6.3 0.1 16.7 4.3 8.4 3.1 4.0
2015-16 25 MIN 82 36.0 13.4 9.5 2.3 1.5 1.6 0.1 53.2 82.7 2.3 2.5 6.9 0.3 30.0 5.0 9.4 3.3 4.0
2016-17 26 MIN 82 36.0 11.1 8.8 2.1 1.2 1.3 0.2 50.2 81.4 1.5 2.6 6.2 0.6 37.2 4.5 9.0 1.8 2.3
2017-18 27 MIN 2 36.0 6.2 9.9 3.7 1.2 0.0 0.0 28.6 33.3 3.7 6.2 3.7 1.2 0.0 2.5 8.7 1.2 3.7
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Gorgui Dieng NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2013-14 23 MIN 60 818 286 300 39 30 50 1 49.8 63.4 54 103 197 1 100.0 113 227 59 93
2014-15 24 MIN 73 2193 710 609 146 71 126 1 50.6 78.3 126 223 386 6 16.7 259 512 191 244
2015-16 25 MIN 82 2220 827 585 143 94 96 6 53.2 82.7 140 157 428 20 30.0 308 579 205 248
2016-17 26 MIN 82 2653 816 647 158 88 95 16 50.2 81.4 107 188 459 43 37.2 332 661 136 167
2017-18 27 MIN 2 29 5 8 3 1 0 0 28.6 33.3 3 5 3 1 0.0 2 7 1 3
Rest Of Season Projections 27 MIN 79 1822 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 rest of season projections for Gorgui Dieng
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Gorgui Dieng NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2013-14 23 MIN 60 13.6 53.4 50.0 10.8 15.0 0.7 8.4
2014-15 24 MIN 73 30.0 57.3 50.7 16.4 14.1 1.2 16.8
2015-16 25 MIN 82 27.1 60.1 53.7 14.7 14.4 1.0 15.7
2016-17 26 MIN 82 32.4 55.5 51.4 15.8 10.7 1.5 16.3
2017-18 27 MIN 2 14.5 30.0 28.6 20.9 20.9 1.0 3.5
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Dieng scored 14 points with 12 rebounds in 27 minutes while coming off the bench in Wednesday's preseason win over Golden State in China. "I like Gorgui with the second group; he complements [Nemanja Bjelica] well," head coach Tom Thibodeau told the Minneapolis Star Tribune before the team's trip to China. "... We'll mix and match, depending who we're playing against and if they have two bigs on the floor."

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Dieng scored 14 points with 12 rebounds in 27 minutes in Saturday's preseason win over the Lakers, but came off the bench.

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Dieng contributed 19 points (9-11 FG, 1-1 FT), eight rebounds, three assists, two steals and one block across 39 minutes in a 100-98 loss to the Thunder on Tuesday.

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Dieng managed 12 points (4-6 FG, 4-4 FT), seven rebounds, four assists, three blocks and one steal across 37 minutes in Sunday's 110-109 loss to the Lakers.

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Dieng mustered four points (1-4 FG, 2-2 FT), 11 rebounds, two assists, two blocks and one steal over 39 minutes in Thursday's 105-98 loss to the Trail Blazers.

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Dieng produced 11 points (4-9 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 2-3 FT), 15 rebounds, six assists and three blocks across 42 minutes in a 119-104 win over the Lakers on Thursday.

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Dieng supplied 13 points (3-7 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 7-8 FT), seven rebounds, four steals, two assists and two blocks across 35 minutes in Saturday's 112-100 loss to the Trail Blazers.

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Dieng was scoreless (0-7 FG) with five rebounds, two assists and two blocked shots over 28 minutes in Friday's 123-105 loss against the Heat.

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Dieng scored 10 points (4-6 FG, 2-2 FT) while adding nine rebounds, three blocks and one steal across 32 minutes in Monday's 119-104 victory over the Wizards.

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Dieng supplied 13 points (5-11 FG, 3-4 FT), 11 rebounds, four assists, one steal and one block across 37 minutes in Saturday's 97-90 overtime loss to the Spurs.

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Dieng finished with two points (0-8 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-2 FT) while adding 10 rebounds and one assist across 20 minutes in Monday's 102-88 win over the Kings.

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Dieng submitted 16 points (7-10 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-4 FT), 13 rebounds, two assists, four steals and one block over 36 minutes in Saturday's 142-130 loss to the Rockets.

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2016-17

Though he started only 39 of 82 games last season, Dieng was a de facto member of the Wolves’ top unit, outpacing the team’s other starting power forward, Kevin Garnett, by 12.5 minutes per game. Dieng’s court time was actually down from a year earlier, but he was just as effective while he was out there, averaging 10.1 points, 7.1 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 1.2 blocks and 1.1 steals per game. Additionally, he combined with rookie Karl-Anthony Towns to form one of the league’s best free-throw shooting frontcourt tandems, with Dieng converting on 82.7 percent of his attempts from the line. The 26-year-old has made great progress with his expanding his shooting range since getting drafted into the NBA out of Louisville in 2013 with the characterization of a raw, yet projectable player, and he’s beginning to put all the tools together. Heading into fall training camp, Garnett and another former starting big man Nikola Pekovic are still around, but both are uncertain to remain on the roster when the season starts, with Garnett pondering retirement and Pekovic a candidate to get waived while he languishes in his recovery from an Achilles injury. Free-agent pickups Jordan Hill and Cole Aldrich could end up replacing those two veterans in the rotation, but despite the existing frontcourt clutter, Dieng remains the top candidate to pick up the bulk of the minutes at power forward. In fact, given new coach Tom Thibodeau’s historical tendency to deploy tight rotations, Dieng could see his minutes jump over 30 per game, which would be a boon to his fantasy value.

2015-16

Before there was Karl-Anthony Towns, there was Dieng, the prospect Minnesota fans clamored to see more of on the court. That wish was granted in 2014-15, with Dieng playing 30 minutes per game over the course of his 73 game appearances last season. His averages of 9.7 points, 8.3 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 1.0 steal, and 1.7 blocks point to fantasy utility, but Dieng's upside will be capped by his lack of scoring and the heavy competition he will face for minutes with the arrival of Towns and the return of Nikola Pekovic. In the likely scenario, Dieng remains a solid deep league contributor while seeing minutes backing up both Towns and Kevin Garnett. Even in the most optimistic scenario, it's unlikely that Dieng again bursts onto the standard league scene, but if he is given a high-volume of minutes, he can be useful to those formats that reward double-doubles, as well as to owners who seek help in rebounds and blocked shots. On nights that Garnett is out to rest, Dieng becomes an interesting daily fantasy option as well.

2014-15

Gorgui Dieng came on like gangbusters at the end of the 2013-14 season. After languishing on the bench for the first four months of the season, Dieng showed that he could be an impact rebounder and scorer at the center position. In a seven-game stretch in March, Dieng had five double-doubles, including an eye-opening 22-point, 21-rebound performance in a March 20 loss to the Rockets. The former Louisville Cardinal added four more double-doubles in April, including another 20-rebound game against Houston. For the season, Dieng averaged 4.8 points, 5.0 rebounds, 0.7 assists, 0.5 steals, and 0.8 blocks in 14 minutes per game. He converted 50 percent of his field goals and 63 percent from the charity stripe. It remains to be seen whether the native of Senegal can play next to Nikola Pekovic, who was out with an ankle injury during Dieng's period of productivity. The second-year pro will be in the mix for minutes alongside and behind Pekovic. If coach Flip Saunders determines that Anthony Bennett and Thaddeus Young can't start at power forward, Dieng could be in line for starter's minutes.

2013-14

Dieng, the 21st pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, will be used in a reserve role, but could be a nice fit for the T-Wolves. AT 6-11 with a 7'4 wingspan, he was a strong shot blocker in college (3.8 blocks per 40 minutes), but also improved his mid-range shot his senior season and had good passing skills for a big man (which fits nicely with Minnesota's current big men who can pass). He may not play many minutes as long as Kevin Love and Nikola Pekovic are healthy, but he's a player who could develop into a productive backup quickly.