While Kevin Ware returned to the court last night for the first time in 220 days, his former teammate Gorgui Dieng was handling his business in the NBA. Dieng hasn’t had a whole lot of production in his first few games with the Minnesota Timberwolves, but he has seen action in three of the team’s first five games.
Dieng got some significant minutes in the first half of...
Former Louisville big man Gorgui Dieng is fitting in nicely with his new team in the NBA. Not only if Gorgui proving his worth as a first round pick on the basketball court, he is also becoming popular with his teammates and coaches.
According to Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribine, during rookie karaoke night at training camp in Mankato last week, Dieng stood on a chair and...
Former Louisville center Gorgui Dieng made his NBA preseason debut with the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
The T-Wolves had their first preseason game earlier in the week; however Dieng didn’t see any action.
In twelve minutes of action, Dieng had two points, two rebounds and one blocked shot as Minnesota defeated the Toronto Raptors 101-89.
T-Wolves head coach...
Former Louisville big man Gorgui Dieng is participating in his first day of training camp with the Minnesota Timberwolves. When you’re a rookie, there are certain things you have to do in order to be initiated with your team.
Unfortunately for Dieng, he’s receiving some intense rookie treatment today. He posted a photo on his Instagram account of the backpack that his...
Recently, I chatted with a guy whose basketball journey didn’t start out like most others. He was born in Senegal, he’s an NCAA champion, a first-round draft pick, and now a center for the Minnesota Timberwolves, Gorgui Dieng (@GorguiDieng). I first asked Gorgui which was a bigger moment for him in his basketball career- being […]
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Saturday night they've finalized contracts with first-round draft picks Shabazz Muhammad and Gorgui Dieng.
Both rookies, who made their debuts in the Timberwolves' NBA Summer League-opening loss Saturday, ended up in Minneapolis via a draft-and-trade deal with Utah. The Jazz selected Muhammad 14th overall and Dieng 21st...
The Minnesota Timberwolves announced their 2013 Summer League roster on Monday.
Shabazz Muhammad, Brandon Paul, Robbie Hummel, Gorgui Dieng and Lorenzo Brown headline the Wolves' roster.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Three rookie draft picks, two former Big Ten stars and one Minnesota veteran highlight the Timberwolves' 2013 NBA Summer League roster, released Monday.
As expected, draft selections Shabazz Muhammad (first round, 14th overall), Gorgui Dieng (first, 21st) and Lorenzo Brown (second, 52nd) will join 12 other players in Las Vegas for a round-robin and subsequent tournament...