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Gorgui Dieng

27-Year-Old       Minnesota Timberwolves

2017-18 NBA Stats

PTS

6.8

REB

4.7

AST

1.3

STL

0.7

BLK

0.1

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 four points with seven rebounds and two steals in 24 minutes in Sunday's win at Dallas.

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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 24 17.4 6.8 4.7 1.3 0.7 0.1 0.2 52.1 75.6 1.0 1.6 3.1 0.9 22.7 2.6 5.0 1.3 1.7
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2017-18 Projections 27 MIN 82 26.6 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 projections for Gorgui Dieng

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

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 22.5 6.0 5.5 2.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 66.7 0.0 1.5 1.0 4.5 0.0 0.0 3.0 4.5 0.0 0.0
Last 14 Days 7 22.7 8.3 5.3 2.3 1.3 0.1 0.1 61.9 83.3 1.4 1.3 4.0 1.0 14.3 3.7 6.0 0.7 0.9
Last 30 Days 13 18.8 6.6 4.3 1.5 0.8 0.1 0.2 53.7 73.3 1.2 1.2 3.1 1.1 21.4 2.8 5.2 0.8 1.2
Last 5 Games 5 21.4 7.6 5.2 1.8 1.0 0.2 0.0 66.7 100.0 1.6 1.4 3.8 0.4 0.0 3.6 5.4 0.4 0.4
Last 10 Games 10 20.7 7.4 4.9 1.8 1.0 0.1 0.2 57.9 66.7 1.2 1.5 3.4 1.1 18.2 3.3 5.7 0.6 0.9
Last 20 Games 20 18.3 7.2 4.9 1.3 0.8 0.2 0.2 53.8 77.8 1.1 1.6 3.3 1.0 21.1 2.8 5.2 1.4 1.8

 

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
Dec 10 DAL 97-92 24 4 7 2 2 0 1 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 6 1
Dec 6 @LAC 107-113 21 8 4 2 0 0 2 4 5 0 0 0 0 1 3 2
Dec 4 @MEM 95-92 21 10 7 1 1 1 2 4 5 2 2 0 0 2 5 1
Dec 3 LAC 112-106 19 6 5 2 2 0 1 3 7 0 0 0 2 1 4 3
Dec 1 @OKC 111-107 22 10 3 2 0 0 2 5 6 0 0 0 0 2 1 2
Nov 29 @NOP 102-120 37 19 6 5 4 0 2 8 13 2 2 1 4 2 4 4
Nov 28 WAS 89-92 15 1 5 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 1 0 5 3
Nov 26 PHO 119-108 20 11 6 2 0 0 1 5 8 0 0 1 3 4 2 2
Nov 24 MIA 97-109 16 4 3 0 1 0 1 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 1
Nov 22 ORL 124-118 12 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 1 2 1 4
Nov 20 @CHA 118-102 17 7 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 2 2 1 2 0 2 1
Nov 19 DET 97-100 10 1 4 1 1 0 2 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 4 0
Nov 17 @DAL 87-111 11 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 5 2 2 0 1 1 0 3
Nov 15 SAS 98-86 Did Not Play
Nov 13 @UTA 98-109 Did Not Play
Nov 11 @PHO 118-110 Did Not Play
Nov 8 @GSW 125-101 21 8 7 0 2 0 2 4 8 0 0 0 0 3 4 0
Nov 5 CHA 112-94 19 15 11 0 0 0 0 3 7 9 10 0 0 4 7 0
Nov 4 DAL 112-99 14 3 5 3 0 1 1 1 2 1 2 0 0 1 4 2
Nov 1 @NOP 98-104 25 12 8 2 1 0 0 4 8 3 4 1 4 3 5 3
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Oct 30 @MIA 122-125 14 6 3 0 1 0 2 2 3 2 3 0 0 2 1 3
Oct 27 OKC 119-116 12 6 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 2 2 0 0 1 1 5
Oct 25 @DET 122-101 15 8 5 1 0 1 1 4 6 0 0 0 1 1 4 2
Oct 24 IND 107-130 13 6 5 1 0 0 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 1
Oct 22 @OKC 113-115 12 7 3 1 0 0 1 2 6 2 2 1 2 2 1 2
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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Date Opponent PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
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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

3.  Justin Patton

4.  Cole Aldrich

5.  Taj Gibson

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True Shooting Percentage

58.3%

True Shooting % in 2017-18

In 2017-18, Gorgui Dieng has a true shooting percentage of 58.3%.

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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 24 36.0 14.0 9.8 2.7 1.4 0.3 0.4 52.1 75.6 2.2 3.4 6.4 1.9 22.7 5.4 10.4 2.7 3.5
Rest Of Season Projections 27 MIN 54 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 rest of season projections for Gorgui Dieng
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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 24 417 162 113 31 16 3 5 52.1 75.6 25 39 74 22 22.7 63 121 31 41
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2017-18 Projections 27 MIN 82 2181 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 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 24 17.4 58.3 54.1 15.9 12.8 1.2 9.7
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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: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Dieng recorded 19 points (8-13 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 2-2 FT), six rebounds, five assists and four steals in 36 minutes during Wednesday's 120-102 victory over New Orleans.

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Dieng recorded one point (0-2 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 1-2 FT), five rebounds, and two assists in 15 minutes during Tuesday's 92-89 loss to the Wizards.

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Dieng (finger) is available for Friday's game against the Mavericks, Alan Horton of the Timberwolves Radio Network reports.

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Dieng (finger) will participate in pregame warmups before a decision is made on his status for Friday's game against the Mavericks, Jerry Zgoda of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Dieng (finger) has been ruled out for Wednesday's game against the Spurs, Kyle Ratke of Timberwolves.com reports.

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Dieng (finger) is doubtful for Wednesday's game against the Spurs, Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic reports.

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Dieng (finger) will sit out Monday's game against the Jazz, Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune reports.

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Dieng (finger) is not likely to play in Monday's game against the Jazz.

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Dieng (finger) is listed as questionable for Monday's game against the Jazz.

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Dieng (finger) will not play during Saturday's game against the Suns.

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Dieng is questionable for Saturday's game against the Suns due to a sprained right index finger.

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Dieng scored eight points with seven rebounds in 21 minutes in Wednesday's loss at Golden State.

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2017-18

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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.