IKE DIOGU RUMORS & GOSSIP
The Phoenix Suns waived forward Ike Diogu and forward-center Solomon Jones on Wednesday.
Diogu averaged 5.7 points and 4.3 rebounds in three preseason games. The former Arizona State player has played 225 games in six seasons in the NBA with Golden State, Indiana, Portland, Sacramento, the Los Angeles Clippers and San Antonio, averaging 6.0 points and 3.1 assists.
Jones also appeared...
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October 24, 2012
PHOENIX -- In the latest twist to Arizona State-Arizona rivalry, a Sun Devil just might be taking a Wildcat's place with the Phoenix Suns this season.
With big man Channing Frye expected to miss the upcoming season after being diagnosed with an enlarged heart, the Suns on Monday added former ASU standout Ike Diogu to their training camp roster.
Diogu and a few other forwardcenter...
A reliable source out of Deerfield, Illinois just reported to us that the Chicago Bulls will be signing Josh Howard and Ike Diogu. A conversation took place today, involving a certain coach and a certain VP of Basketball Operations, a few minutes away from The Berto Center (the Bulls’ practice facility) in Chicago.
Josh Howard would be a huge acquisition for the Eastern...
Go ahead and raise your hand if you four years ago you thought Ike Diogu would be leading the Nigerian National team into the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
You might be hard pressed to find a lot of arms up.
After everything Diogu has been through on his basketball journey around the NBA and this past season playing in both China and Puerto Rico, it’s probably safe...
Make it three Sun Devil men's basketball players on the way to London for the 2012 Olympics.
Ike Diogu, a second-team All-American, Pac-10 Player of the Year and first-round NBA draft pick in 2005, will lead Nigeria into the London Games.
Diogu had 25 points and 10 rebounds and hit a pair of clutch three-points in the fourth quarter to lead Nigeria to an 88-73 victory over...
Ike Diogu had 33 points and 15 rebounds to lead Nigeria to an 86-80 win over Britain in an international friendly Thursday night.
Andrew Lawrence led four British players in double figures with 19 points. Eric Boateng had 13 points, and Matt Bryan-Amaning and Joel Freeland each added 10 points.
Reserve Ade Dagundro added 13 points for Nigeria, whileTony Skinn chipped in 12 points...
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June 21, 2012
San Antonio Spurs waived forward/center Ike Diogu and signed forward Malcolm Thomas from the NBA's D-League on Wednesday.
The ninth overall pick of the 2005 draft, Diogu played sparingly in two games this season. In 2010-11, Diogu averaged 5.8 points and 3.2 rebounds in 36 games with the Los Angeles Clippers.
Thomas is a 6-foot-9 rookie out of San Diego State and will be reunited...
The San Antonio Spurs waived former lottery pick Ike Diogu and signed forward Malcolm Thomas from the NBA's D-League on Wednesday.
The Spurs switched out the two big men while coach Gregg Popovich continues to try to beef up his thin frontcourt. San Antonio began the season with only Tim Duncan, Matt Bonner, Tiago Splitter and DeJuan Blair as options at center or forward.
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January 11, 2012
The San Antonio Spurs have waived forward Ike Diogu. In two games with San Antonio, Diogu averaged 1.0 points in seven minutes.The Spurs also have announced they have officially signed former San Diego State Aztec and former teammate of Kawhi Leonard, Malcolm Thomas of the D-League's Los Angeles D-Fenders. Through six games with the Los Angeles, Thomas is averaged 14.3 points...
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The Clippers have waived 28-year old power forward Ike Diogu. Diogu played in 36 games (0 starts) for the Clippers last year and he averaged 13.1 minutes, 5.8 points, 3.2 rebounds and 0.1 assists per game. He has now played in 223 games (18 starts) in his NBA career so far and he is averaging 12.5 minutes, 6.0 points, 3.1 rebounds and 0.3 assists per game. The Clippers needed...