We won’t say DeSagana Diop is the worst player in NBA history, but the dude is totally a waste of space.
The Cleveland Cavaliers made him the eighth overall selection in the 2001 NBA draft. He somehow stuck around with them for four years and he’s now wasting space for the Charlotte Bobcats, where he brings his gaudy career averages of 2.0 points and 3.8 rebounds per game.
Pretty nice numbers for a guy who’s seven feet, 280, huh?
Over the weekend, Diop took sucking a basketball to a whole new level, though. He fired up a free throw and well, it made it about half way to the basket. If I were his teammate, I would have punched him.
Posted: January 28, 2012
Premise of Video: DeSagana Diop of the Charlotte Bobcats steps to the line to a shoot a free throw and then releases probably the worst attempt in the history of free throw shooting.
Climax of Video: We like the slow-motion replay. It’s like if they played Chariots of Fire for futility.
Conclusion: Can someone drag this embarrassment out behind the barn and shoot him already?
Via Sorry Bro: Sports Through Houser
January 29, 2012
As you can see in Desagana Diop's free throw last night, anything outside of a foot has a rare chance of going in. At least the technique is there, unlike Chuck Hayes and Joakim Noah. Do big men still have to make 10 free throws in a row before they leave practice? [Follow me @TravisHouser]
When it comes to poor free throw shooting you usually associate it with former NBA bigman Shaquille O'Neal. However, a new face of poor charity stripe tossing may have emerged from the pack on Saturday.Seen here is Charlotte Bobcats forward DeSagana Diop chucking a free throw attempt that some are calling, "the worst free-throw miss in the history of professional basketball...
Former Cleveland Cavaliers lottery selection DeSagana Diop airballed a free throw last night. It was fairly epic.
The best part may be that his second attempt went glass.
Over 10 NBA seasons after being selected eighth overall in 2001, Diop has averaged 2.0 points per contest. The 7-footer is making $6.5 million this year.
(h/t to Brian Boesch)
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