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Gorgui Dieng was unaware of alleged sex parties at Louisville

The Louisville men’s basketball program is under intense scrutiny after allegations due to a book written by Katina Powell, alleging a Cardinals staff member paid escorts to dance for and have sex with players and recruits. The parties took place between 2010 and 2014 and included three of Powell’s daughters danced and stripped at them....Read More
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gorgui Dieng Continues To Thrive In Minnesota

Photo: NBA.comYou can start a pleasant conversation in Louisville, KY by simply uttering the name, Gorgui, to anyone else who shares your fondness for the color red.  Gorgui Dieng will always be known as one of the best big men in Louisville history, as well as one of the crowd’s biggest favorites.  The consistently sturdy play of Dieng made the Cardinals victory in the 2013...
Via The Cardinal Connect
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan Has High Praise For Gorgui Dieng

Photo: Allex Goodlett -Getty ImagesOf the few former Louisville Cardinals that are currently in the NBA, it’s safe to say former big man Gorgui Dieng is having the best pro career. Dieng finished his rookie season with the Minnesota Timberwolves in impressive fashion. After playing very briefly earlier in the regular season, Dieng stepped in as a starter after Nikola Pekovic went...
Via The Cardinal Connect
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Temper your expectations, even if Bakary Konate is ahead of Gorgui Dieng.

Bakary Konate is an international man of mystery. On Tuesday, we finally found out how to pronounce his last name (like a coconut, without the first "co") but we still don't know what position he will play, how much he will play, and just how good he can be. We do know that he has been and will continue to be compared to Gorgui Dieng of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Both are from west...
Via From The Barn
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves' Dieng, Gophers' Pitino have forged tight-knit relationship

MINNEAPOLIS -- It's halftime of the Gophers' third-round NIT game against Southern Mississippi, and Richard Pitino's bunch clings to a 44-40 lead. As the first-year coach saunters toward the Williams Arena home dressing room, he's stopped by a familiar, deep voice with a heavy African accent. "Will you go away?" Pitino asks upon turning and facing the tall, imposing figure of Gorgui...
Via Fox Sports North
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Gorgui Dieng Welcomes Louisville Comrade Teddy Bridgewater To Minnesota, Tells Him “Make Sure You Bring Warm Clothes”

Teddy Bridgewater and Gorgui Dieng were together at Louisville for two years. One the school’s quarterback, the other the basketball team’s shot-blocking big man. Bridgewater led the Cardinal’s football team to a BCS victory, Dieng helped Rick Pitino’s hoops’ squad win a national title.  Now, they’re together in Minnesota. Dieng was a first-round acquisition of the NBA’s...
Via College Spun
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves Tuesday: For Dieng, the time is now

MINNEAPOLIS -- Since he first stepped foot in the Twin Cities, Gorgui Dieng has been working for this moment. And, simultaneously, waiting for it. Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman said after Tuesday's practice he doesn't expect beleaguered starting center Nikola Pekovic to play in either game of Minnesota's Texas two-for Wednesday and Thursday. That means Dieng, the 21st overall pick...
Via Fox Sports North
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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