Gorgui Dieng, born on January 18, 1990), whose hometown is located in Kebemer, Senegal, is a professional basketball player in Senegal.
Height: 2.08 meters / 6 feet 10
Weight: 114 kg/252 lbs
Team: San Antonio Spurs
School: University of Louisville
Draft: 21st pick in the first round of 2013
During his college career, he studied at the University of Louisville and was named a four-star rookie. In his freshman season, he averaged 5.7 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.9 blocks per game. In 2013, he gave up his junior studies and participated in the 2013 NBA draft.
In June 2013, the 21st pick in the first round of the draft was selected by the Jazz, and then traded to the Timberwolves, starting the first game of his career. Gion has a certain mid-range shooting ability and strong rebounding ability. He once scored 22 points and 21 rebounds in the Timberwolves.
So far in his career, Gion has played for the Timberwolves, Grizzlies, Spurs and other teams. Due to inconsistent performance, he was traded many times and even did not play for a while. In the small ball era, shooting ability is very important for inside players.