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Gorgui Dieng
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Team: MinnesotaHeight: 6-11 Born: 1/18/1990
Position: F-CWeight: 240 Birthplace: Kebemer, Senegal
College: LouisvilleDraft: 1st Round 21st pick by Jazz (2013)


Latest News
Apr. 12 7:32 PM PT8:32 PM MT9:32 PM CT10:32 PM ET2:32 GMT10:32 7:32 PM MST9:32 PM EST6:32 UAE (+1)04:3222:32 ET9:32 PM CTNaN:� - Gorgui Dieng scored six points Wednesday, going 3 of 8 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves fell to the Houston Rockets 123-118. Dieng pulled down eight rebounds and had two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -30 in his 27:21 on the floor.
Apr. 11 6:44 PM PT7:44 PM MT8:44 PM CT9:44 PM ET1:44 GMT9:44 6:44 PM MST8:44 PM EST5:44 UAE (+1)03:4421:44 ET8:44 PM CTNaN:� - Gorgui Dieng scored 19 points Tuesday, going 9 of 11 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves fell to the Oklahoma City Thunder 100-98. Dieng pulled down eight rebounds and had three assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -2 in his 38:51 on the floor. He added one block and two steals.
Apr. 9 8:32 PM PT9:32 PM MT10:32 PM CT11:32 PM ET3:32 GMT11:32 8:32 PM MST10:32 PM EST7:32 UAE (+1)05:3223:32 ET10:32 PM CTNaN:� - Gorgui Dieng scored 12 points Sunday, going 4 of 6 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves fell to the Los Angeles Lakers 110-109. Dieng pulled down seven rebounds and had four assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +3 in his 37:27 of playing time. He added three blocks and one steal.
Apr. 7 9:22 PM PT10:22 PM MT11:22 PM CT12:22 AM ET4:22 GMT12:22 9:22 PM MST11:22 PM EST8:22 UAE06:220:22 ET11:22 PM CTNaN:� - Gorgui Dieng scored four points Thursday on 1-of-4 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the Portland Trail Blazers 105-98. Dieng grabbed 11 rebounds and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of -5 in his 39:06 on the floor before fouling out. He added two blocks and one steal.
Apr. 7 7:59 PM PT8:59 PM MT9:59 PM CT10:59 PM ET2:59 GMT10:59 7:59 PM MST9:59 PM EST6:59 UAE (+1)04:5922:59 ET9:59 PM CTNaN:� - Gorgui Dieng scored six points Friday, going 2 of 4 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the Utah Jazz 120-113. Dieng pulled down five rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -9 in his 26:32 on the floor. He added one block and two steals.
Apr. 5 9:36 PM PT10:36 PM MT11:36 PM CT12:36 AM ET4:36 GMT12:36 9:36 PM MST11:36 PM EST8:36 UAE06:360:36 ET11:36 PM CTNaN:� - Gorgui Dieng scored six points Tuesday, going 2 of 5 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves fell to the Golden State Warriors 121-107. Dieng grabbed nine rebounds and dished out four assists, tallying a plus-minus of -16 in his 28:09 of playing time.
Apr. 3 6:27 PM PT7:27 PM MT8:27 PM CT9:27 PM ET1:27 GMT9:27 6:27 PM MST8:27 PM EST5:27 UAE (+1)03:2721:27 ET8:27 PM CTNaN:� - Gorgui Dieng scored eight points Monday on 3-of-8 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 110-109. Dieng grabbed eight rebounds and had three assists, tallying a plus-minus of +7 in his 39:16 of playing time. He added two blocks.
Apr. 1 7:12 PM PT8:12 PM MT9:12 PM CT10:12 PM ET2:12 GMT10:12 7:12 PM MST9:12 PM EST6:12 UAE (+1)04:1222:12 ET9:12 PM CTNaN:� - Gorgui Dieng scored 11 points Saturday on 3-of-8 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves fell to the Sacramento Kings 123-117. Dieng grabbed eight rebounds and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of +7 in his 36:58 on the floor. He added one block and three steals. Dieng went 1 of 1 from behind the arc.
Mar. 30 6:50 PM PT7:50 PM MT8:50 PM CT9:50 PM ET1:50 GMT9:50 6:50 PM MST8:50 PM EST5:50 UAE (+1)03:5021:50 ET8:50 PM CTNaN:� - Gorgui Dieng scored 11 points Thursday, going 4 of 9 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves topped the Los Angeles Lakers 119-104. Dieng grabbed 15 rebounds and dished out six assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +22 in his 41:49 of playing time. He added three blocks. Dieng went 1 of 1 from 3-point range.
Mar. 28 7:05 PM PT8:05 PM MT9:05 PM CT10:05 PM ET2:05 GMT10:05 7:05 PM MST9:05 PM EST6:05 UAE (+1)04:0522:05 ET9:05 PM CTNaN:� - Gorgui Dieng scored 19 points Tuesday, going 8 of 13 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves topped the Indiana Pacers 115-114. Dieng pulled down six rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -1 in his 44:10 of playing time. He added two blocks and one steal. Dieng went 2 of 3 from behind the arc.
Analysis: He's scored in double figures in three straight games after doing so three times in the previous 11 contests.
Mar. 25 9:38 PM PT10:38 PM MT11:38 PM CT12:38 AM ET4:38 GMT12:38 9:38 PM MST11:38 PM EST8:38 UAE05:380:38 ET10:38 PM CTNaN:� - Gorgui Dieng scored 14 points Friday on 6-of-11 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves fell to the Los Angeles Lakers 130-119 in overtime. Dieng grabbed six rebounds and had three assists, tallying a plus-minus of +3 in his 38:43 on the floor. He added three blocks and one steal.
Mar. 25 8:42 PM PT9:42 PM MT10:42 PM CT11:42 PM ET3:42 GMT11:42 8:42 PM MST10:42 PM EST7:42 UAE (+1)04:4223:42 ET9:42 PM CTNaN:� - Gorgui Dieng scored 13 points Saturday, going 3 of 7 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the Portland Trail Blazers 112-100. Dieng pulled down seven rebounds and dished out two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -8 in his 34:51 on the floor. He added two blocks and four steals.
Mar. 21 8:26 PM PT9:26 PM MT10:26 PM CT11:26 PM ET3:26 GMT11:26 8:26 PM MST10:26 PM EST7:26 UAE (+1)04:2623:26 ET9:26 PM CTNaN:� - Gorgui Dieng scored nine points Tuesday, going 4 of 6 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves fell to the San Antonio Spurs 100-93. Dieng pulled down four rebounds and dished out two assists, tallying a plus-minus of -16 in his 32:58 of playing time before fouling out. Dieng went 1 of 2 from behind the arc.
Mar. 19 5:20 PM PT6:20 PM MT7:20 PM CT8:20 PM ET0:20 GMT8:20 5:20 PM MST7:20 PM EST4:20 UAE (+1)01:2020:20 ET6:20 PM CTNaN:� - Gorgui Dieng scored nine points Sunday, going 3 of 4 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the New Orleans Pelicans 123-109. Dieng grabbed 10 rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -10 in his 35:23 on the floor. He added two blocks and two steals.
Mar. 15 6:32 PM PT7:32 PM MT8:32 PM CT9:32 PM ET1:32 GMT9:32 6:32 PM MST8:32 PM EST5:32 UAE (+1)02:3221:32 ET7:32 PM CTNaN:� - Gorgui Dieng scored eight points Wednesday, going 3 of 7 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves fell to the Boston Celtics 117-104. Dieng pulled down nine rebounds and dished out four assists, tallying a plus-minus of -9 in his 31:07 of playing time.
Mar. 13 7:09 PM PT8:09 PM MT9:09 PM CT10:09 PM ET2:09 GMT10:09 7:09 PM MST9:09 PM EST6:09 UAE (+1)03:0922:09 ET8:09 PM CTNaN:� - Gorgui Dieng scored 10 points Monday on 4-of-6 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Washington Wizards 119-104. Dieng grabbed nine rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +9 in his 32:25 of playing time. He added three blocks and one steal.
Mar. 11 7:45 PM PT8:45 PM MT9:45 PM CT10:45 PM ET3:45 GMT11:45 8:45 PM MST10:45 PM EST7:45 UAE (+1)04:4522:45 ET9:45 PM CTNaN:� - Gorgui Dieng scored seven points Saturday on 2-of-4 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves fell to the Milwaukee Bucks 102-95. Dieng pulled down six rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -5 in his 24:00 on the floor. He added one block.
Mar. 10 7:04 PM PT8:04 PM MT9:04 PM CT10:04 PM ET3:04 GMT11:04 8:04 PM MST10:04 PM EST7:04 UAE (+1)04:0422:04 ET9:04 PM CTNaN:� - Gorgui Dieng scored 12 points Friday on 5-of-10 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves topped the Golden State Warriors 103-102. Dieng grabbed four rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +13 in his 24:00 of playing time. He added one block and one steal.
Mar. 8 7:45 PM PT8:45 PM MT9:45 PM CT10:45 PM ET3:45 GMT11:45 8:45 PM MST10:45 PM EST7:45 UAE (+1)04:4522:45 ET9:45 PM CTNaN:� - Gorgui Dieng scored seven points Wednesday on 3-of-6 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves topped the Los Angeles Clippers 107-91. Dieng pulled down nine rebounds and dished out two assists, tallying a plus-minus of +18 in his 39:06 of playing time. He added two blocks and four steals.
Mar. 4 8:57 PM PT9:57 PM MT10:57 PM CT11:57 PM ET4:57 GMT12:57 9:57 PM MST11:57 PM EST8:57 UAE05:5723:57 ET10:57 PM CTNaN:� - Gorgui Dieng scored 13 points Saturday on 5-of-11 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the San Antonio Spurs 97-90 in overtime. Dieng pulled down 11 rebounds and had four assists, tallying a plus-minus of +5 in his 37:22 of playing time. He added one block and one steal.
Mar. 1 8:40 PM PT9:40 PM MT10:40 PM CT11:40 PM ET4:40 GMT12:40 9:40 PM MST11:40 PM EST8:40 UAE05:4023:40 ET10:40 PM CTNaN:� - Gorgui Dieng scored seven points Wednesday, going 2 of 6 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Utah Jazz 107-80. Dieng pulled down six rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +25 in his 23:00 of playing time. He added two blocks and one steal.
Feb. 25 8:34 PM PT9:34 PM MT10:34 PM CT11:34 PM ET4:34 GMT12:34 9:34 PM MST11:34 PM EST8:34 UAE05:3423:34 ET10:34 PM CTNaN:� - Dieng had 16 points and 13 rebounds Saturday.
Analysis: This was the 11th double-double of the season for Dieng.
Dec. 29 9:01 PM PT10:01 PM MT11:01 PM CT12:01 AM ET5:01 GMT13:01 10:01 PM MST12:01 AM EST9:01 UAE06:010:01 ET11:01 PM CTNaN:� - Dieng went 9 of 11 from the field while matching a season high with 20 points and grabbing eight rebounds in Wednesday's loss at Denver.
Analysis: Scoring outputs like this one are rare from the fourth-year center, though he's been a consistent source of rebounds and blocks. Dieng has pulled down seven or more boards in five of his last six games and is averaging 1.6 rejections over his past nine.
Nov. 21 8:17 PM PT9:17 PM MT10:17 PM CT11:17 PM ET4:17 GMT12:17 9:17 PM MST11:17 PM EST8:17 UAE05:1723:17 ET10:17 PM CTNaN:� - Dieng had a season-high 20 points on 10-of-16 shooting to go with 10 rebounds Monday.
Analysis: Dieng is two points shy of having posted four straight double-doubles.
Oct. 31 3:02 PM PT4:02 PM MT5:02 PM CT6:02 PM ET22:02 GMT6:02 3:02 PM MST5:02 PM EST2:02 UAE (+1)23:0218:02 ET4:02 PM CTNaN:� - The Timberwolves have agreed to terms with Dieng on a four-year contract extension worth $64 million.
Analysis: In his fourth season, Dieng has emerged as a talented and versatile forward and center. He is averaging 13 points and 13.5 rebounds in the first two games of this season.
Oct. 30 9:24 PM PT10:24 PM MT11:24 PM CT12:24 AM ET4:24 GMT12:24 9:24 PM MST11:24 PM EST8:24 UAE05:240:24 ET10:24 PM CTNaN:� - Dieng had his second straight double-double with 14 points and 13 rebounds in Saturday's loss at Sacramento.
Analysis: Dieng finished with 12 points and 14 boards in the season opener, also a Minnesota defeat.

Regular Season Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
13-14 Min 60 13.6 4.8 5.0 0.7 0.5 0.8 0.9 .498 1.000 .634
14-15 Min 73 30.0 9.7 8.3 2.0 1.0 1.7 1.7 .506 .167 .783
15-16 Min 82 27.1 10.1 7.1 1.7 1.1 1.2 1.7 .532 .300 .827
16-17 Min 82 32.4 10.0 7.9 1.9 1.1 1.2 1.3 .502 .372 .814
Career 297 26.5 8.9 7.2 1.6 1.0 1.2 1.4 .511 .343 .786

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
13-14 Min  60 818 113 227 1 1 59 93 103 300 39 30 50 54 286
14-15 Min  73 2193 259 512 1 6 191 244 223 609 146 71 126 126 710
15-16 Min  82 2220 308 579 6 20 205 248 157 585 143 94 96 140 827
16-17 Min  82 2653 332 661 16 43 136 167 188 647 158 88 95 107 816
Career 297 7884 1012 1979 24 70 591 752 671 2141 486 283 367 427 2639


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