Gorgui Dieng FC  #5

Current Team: Minnesota Timberwolves

Born: Jan 18, 1990 (27 years old)

Birthplace: Kebemer, Louga (Senegal)

Nationality: Senegal

Height: 6-11 (211cm)     Weight: 240 (109kg)

Hand: Right

Twitter: @GorguiDieng

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gorguidieng

Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Minnesota Timberwolves)

Free Agent: UFA-2021

Current Agent: Thaddeus Foucher, Jason Ranne

Draft Entry: 2013 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2013 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 21, Utah Jazz

Draft Rights Trade: UTH to MIN, Jun 27, 2013

Pre-Draft Team: Louisville (Jr)

High School: Covenant Christian Academy [Loganville, Georgia (United States)]

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NBA

3 Years Of Service

Gorgui Dieng 2016-2017 Game Log

NBA Regular Season Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
2013-14 MIN 60 15 13.6 1.88 3.78 .498 0.02 0.02 1.000 0.98 1.55 .634 1.72 3.28 5.00 0.65 0.50 0.83 1.80 0.90 4.77
2014-15 MIN 73 49 30.0 3.55 7.01 .506 0.01 0.08 .167 2.62 3.34 .783 3.05 5.29 8.34 2.00 0.97 1.73 2.58 1.73 9.73
2015-16 MIN 82 39 27.1 3.76 7.06 .532 0.07 0.24 .300 2.50 3.02 .827 1.91 5.22 7.13 1.74 1.15 1.17 2.67 1.71 10.09
2016-17 MIN 82 82 32.4 4.05 8.05 .503 0.20 0.51 .381 1.66 2.04 .814 2.28 5.62 7.90 1.94 1.07 1.16 3.10 1.33 9.95
CAREER   297 185 26.5 3.41 6.66 .512 0.08 0.23 .348 1.99 2.53 .786 2.26 4.96 7.21 1.64 0.95 1.24 2.59 1.44 8.89

NBA Regular Season Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
2013-14 MIN 60 15 817.8 113 227 .498 1 1 1.000 59 93 .634 103 197 300 39 30 50 108 54 286
2014-15 MIN 73 49 2193.1 259 512 .506 1 6 .167 191 244 .783 223 386 609 146 71 126 188 126 710
2015-16 MIN 82 39 2220.1 308 579 .532 6 20 .300 205 248 .827 157 428 585 143 94 96 219 140 827
2016-17 MIN 82 82 2653.2 332 660 .503 16 42 .381 136 167 .814 187 461 648 159 88 95 254 109 816
CAREER   297 185 7884.2 1012 1978 .512 24 69 .348 591 752 .786 670 1472 2142 487 283 367 769 429 2639

NBA Regular Season Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
2013-14 MIN 60 15 9 0 0 2 0 0 .065 0.72 0.56 0.41 32 28 .533 0.73 1.55 2.28
2014-15 MIN 73 49 18 0 0 0 0 0 .151 1.16 0.56 0.48 16 57 .219 3.43 1.71 5.15
2015-16 MIN 82 39 15 0 0 0 0 1 .146 1.02 0.67 0.43 29 53 .354 3.40 2.39 5.79
2016-17 MIN 82 82 12 0 0 0 0 3 .152 1.46 0.81 0.25 31 51 .378 3.17 2.40 5.57
CAREER   297 185 54 0 0 2 0 4 .132 1.14 0.66 0.38 108 189 .364 10.78 8.51 19.29

NBA Regular Season Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
2013-14 MIN 60 15 .534 .500 13.43 26.75 19.96 7.17 16.77 1.81 4.64 16.82 213.22 -3.31 1.26 106.4 99.6 16.38
2014-15 MIN 73 49 .573 .507 11.23 20.80 15.85 10.41 16.90 1.65 4.50 14.92 145.53 -1.30 1.39 113.1 107.7 17.18
2015-16 MIN 82 39 .601 .537 8.32 22.13 15.31 10.07 16.91 2.13 3.53 16.72 165.86 -2.02 1.43 112.6 106.0 17.09
2016-17 MIN 82 82 .556 .515 8.09 20.56 14.23 8.67 12.94 1.68 3.07 14.06 169.84 -0.12 1.24 114.0 109.9 14.14
CAREER   297 185 .571 .518 9.58 21.61 15.52 9.35 15.67 1.81 3.75 15.28 164.54 -1.32 1.33 112.5 106.5 16.06

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NBA Transactions

Jun 27, 2013 - The Utah Jazz selected Gorgui Dieng in Round 1 with Pick 21 in the 2013 NBA Draft.
Jun 27, 2013 - The draft rights to Gorgui Dieng was acquired by the Minnesota Timberwolves, along with the draft rights to Shabazz Muhammad, from the Utah Jazz in exchange for the draft rights to Trey Burke.
Jul 13, 2013 - Gorgui Dieng signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Oct 19, 2014 - The Minnesota Timberwolves exercised their Team Option to extend the contract of Gorgui Dieng.
Oct 21, 2015 - The Minnesota Timberwolves exercised their Team Option to extend the contract of Gorgui Dieng.
Oct 31, 2016 - Gorgui Dieng signed a rookie scale extension with the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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NBA Awards & Honors

All-Rookie Second Team - 2014
Rookie Of The Month - Mar. 2014

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Rising Stars Challenge Participant - 2015

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA Rising Stars Challenge Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
2015 World 1 0 19.2 6 8 .750 0 0 .000 2 2 1.000 1 3 4 3 3 1 2 2 14
TOTAL   1 0 19.2 6 8 .750 0 0 .000 2 2 1.000 1 3 4 3 3 1 2 2 14
AVERAGES   1 0 19.2 6.00 8.00 .750 0.00 0.00 .000 2.00 2.00 1.000 1.00 3.00 4.00 3.00 3.00 1.00 2.00 2.00 14.00

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NBA Summer League Stats - Per Game

Season Team Location GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
2013-14 MIN Las Vegas 6 2 15.1 2.00 3.67 .545 0.00 0.00 .000 0.83 1.17 .714 0.83 2.33 3.17 0.83 1.00 1.17 3.50 2.17 4.83
2014-15 MIN Las Vegas 6 6 28.9 4.00 9.17 .436 0.00 0.17 .000 2.83 3.67 .773 3.50 6.33 9.83 1.00 1.83 1.50 4.33 2.50 10.83
CAREER     12 8 22.0 3.00 6.42 .468 0.00 0.08 .000 1.83 2.42 .759 2.17 4.33 6.50 0.92 1.42 1.33 3.92 2.33 7.83

NBA Summer League Stats - Totals

Season Team Location GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
2013-14 MIN Las Vegas 6 2 90.8 12 22 .545 0 0 .000 5 7 .714 5 14 19 5 6 7 21 13 29
2014-15 MIN Las Vegas 6 6 173.5 24 55 .436 0 1 .000 17 22 .773 21 38 59 6 11 9 26 15 65
CAREER     12 8 264.3 36 77 .468 0 1 .000 22 29 .759 26 52 78 11 17 16 47 28 94

NBA Summer League Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team Location GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
2013-14 MIN Las Vegas 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .094 0.38 0.46 0.32 3 3 .500 -0.05 0.31 0.26
2014-15 MIN Las Vegas 6 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 .181 0.40 0.73 0.40 2 4 .333 0.25 0.17 0.42
CAREER     12 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 .136 0.39 0.61 0.38 5 7 .417 -0.10 0.75 0.64

NBA Summer League Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team Location GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
2013-14 MIN Las Vegas 6 2 .578 .545 6.75 16.38 11.90 8.92 34.14 3.15 6.47 17.67 125.97 -10.37 1.32 85.5 83.6 12.86
2014-15 MIN Las Vegas 6 6 .502 .436 12.97 26.96 19.48 6.25 18.83 3.24 4.29 19.48 120.91 -6.60 1.18 100.3 100.7 20.09
CAREER     12 8 .524 .468 11.26 22.46 16.86 7.13 23.78 3.17 5.05 18.85 122.62 -7.63 1.22 95.0 92.0 17.63

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NBA Preseason Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
2013-14 MIN 4 0 18.3 1.75 4.25 .412 0.00 0.00 .000 0.75 2.00 .375 2.00 3.25 5.25 0.50 0.00 2.00 2.50 0.25 4.25
2014-15 MIN 7 1 26.6 3.43 6.57 .522 0.00 0.14 .000 3.00 4.14 .724 2.00 4.43 6.43 1.14 0.57 1.57 3.14 1.43 9.86
2015-16 MIN 7 0 25.3 4.71 8.29 .569 0.29 0.43 .667 3.00 3.86 .778 1.57 3.29 4.86 1.29 0.86 0.71 1.86 1.29 12.71
2016-17 MIN 6 6 23.2 3.33 5.83 .571 0.00 0.17 .000 3.17 4.33 .731 1.83 4.50 6.33 0.83 0.67 2.00 2.17 1.50 9.83
CAREER   24 7 24.0 3.50 6.50 .538 0.08 0.21 .400 2.67 3.75 .711 1.83 3.92 5.75 1.00 0.58 1.50 2.42 1.21 9.75

NBA Preseason Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
2013-14 MIN 4 0 73.1 7 17 .412 0 0 .000 3 8 .375 8 13 21 2 0 8 10 1 17
2014-15 MIN 7 1 186.2 24 46 .522 0 1 .000 21 29 .724 14 31 45 8 4 11 22 10 69
2015-16 MIN 7 0 176.9 33 58 .569 2 3 .667 21 27 .778 11 23 34 9 6 5 13 9 89
2016-17 MIN 6 6 139 20 35 .571 0 1 .000 19 26 .731 11 27 38 5 4 12 13 9 59
CAREER   24 7 575.2 84 156 .538 2 5 .400 64 90 .711 44 94 138 24 14 36 58 29 234

NBA Preseason Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
2013-14 MIN 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .061 2.00 0.00 0.47 3 1 .750 0.08 0.11 0.20
2014-15 MIN 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .116 0.80 0.40 0.63 5 2 .714 0.39 0.21 0.59
2015-16 MIN 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .188 1.00 0.67 0.47 2 5 .286 0.60 -0.02 0.57
2016-17 MIN 6 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 .118 0.56 0.44 0.74 5 1 .833 0.24 0.47 0.71
CAREER   24 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 .126 0.83 0.48 0.58 15 9 .625 1.03 1.12 2.15

NBA Preseason Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
2013-14 MIN 4 0 .414 .412 11.55 18.97 15.24 4.08 4.65 - 8.72 12.56 78.68 0.45 1.00 103.6 94.1 14.13
2014-15 MIN 7 1 .587 .522 7.87 18.77 13.12 6.23 14.54 1.03 4.90 15.60 124.59 -2.44 1.50 113.6 100.6 17.26
2015-16 MIN 7 0 .637 .586 6.96 17.54 11.76 10.60 11.41 1.71 2.50 20.28 201.34 -1.76 1.53 119.4 109.5 23.75
2016-17 MIN 6 6 .635 .571 8.41 20.12 14.34 6.07 16.23 1.38 7.77 16.66 130.22 -3.92 1.69 117.2 89.3 18.86
CAREER   24 7 .598 .545 8.21 18.74 13.30 6.97 12.91 1.19 5.36 16.83 164.96 -2.19 1.50 116.0 99.4 19.84

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NBA Training Camp Experience

2013 NBA Training Camp - Minnesota Timberwolves
2014 NBA Training Camp - Minnesota Timberwolves
2015 NBA Training Camp - Minnesota Timberwolves
2016 NBA Training Camp - Minnesota Timberwolves

NCAA

College: Louisville (2013)

NCAA Season Stats - Per Game

Season School Class GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
2010-11 Louisville Fr 29 9 15.5 2.34 3.76 .624 0.00 0.03 .000 0.97 1.79 .538 1.76 2.59 4.34 0.62 0.45 1.90 2.17 0.93 5.66
2011-12 Louisville So 40 40 32.8 3.62 6.90 .525 0.03 0.05 .500 1.82 2.70 .676 3.45 5.62 9.07 1.05 1.18 3.20 3.30 2.00 9.10
2012-13 Louisville Jr 33 32 31.1 3.79 7.09 .534 0.00 0.00 .000 2.21 3.39 .652 3.42 5.97 9.39 2.00 1.33 2.52 2.58 1.79 9.79
CAREER     102 81 27.3 3.31 6.07 .546 0.01 0.03 .333 1.71 2.67 .640 2.96 4.87 7.83 1.24 1.02 2.61 2.75 1.63 8.34

NCAA Season Stats - Totals

Season School Class GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
2010-11 Louisville Fr 29 9 450 68 109 .624 0 1 .000 28 52 .538 51 75 126 18 13 55 63 27 164
2011-12 Louisville So 40 40 1312 145 276 .525 1 2 .500 73 108 .676 138 225 363 42 47 128 132 80 364
2012-13 Louisville Jr 33 32 1027 125 234 .534 0 0 .000 73 112 .652 113 197 310 66 44 83 85 59 323
CAREER     102 81 2789 338 619 .546 1 3 .333 174 272 .640 302 497 799 126 104 266 280 166 851

NCAA Season Stats - Misc Stats

Season School Class GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
2010-11 Louisville Fr 29 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 .108 0.67 0.48 0.48 21 8 .724 1.05 1.30 2.35
2011-12 Louisville So 40 40 11 0 0 0 0 1 .194 0.53 0.59 0.39 30 10 .750 2.15 3.53 5.68
2012-13 Louisville Jr 33 32 10 0 0 0 0 0 .225 1.12 0.75 0.48 29 4 .879 2.53 3.20 5.73
CAREER     102 81 22 0 0 0 0 1 .178 0.76 0.63 0.44 80 22 .784 5.83 7.92 13.76

NCAA Season Stats - Advanced Stats

Season School Class GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
2010-11 Louisville Fr 29 9 .613 .624 12.65 18.21 15.46 7.55 16.80 1.67 13.12 17.59 116.23 -3.22 1.50 116.3 86.5 21.61
2011-12 Louisville So 40 40 .556 .527 11.67 18.58 15.17 6.62 19.64 2.13 10.45 15.56 170.13 -4.00 1.32 106.7 84.3 18.98
2012-13 Louisville Jr 33 32 .562 .534 12.90 22.28 17.61 12.63 17.04 2.61 9.44 17.13 118.60 -1.47 1.38 115.7 81.5 22.41
CAREER     102 81 .569 .547 12.25 19.78 16.05 8.87 18.16 2.22 10.51 16.42 151.91 -2.95 1.37 111.9 84.0 20.33

NCAA Awards & Honors

All-AAC First Team - 2013
AAC All-Tournament Team - 2012
AAC Defensive Player of the Year - 2013

NCAA Skill Academies & Camps

adidas Nations - 2012

National Basketball

Nationality: Senegal

FIBA Senior Team Events Stats

Year Event GP MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS Place
2016 Olympic Qualifier - Philippines - -:- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 6th
2015 FIBA Africa Championship 7 37:56 7.7 16.3 .474 0.7 3.6 .200 6.7 8.6 .783 14.9 3.7 1.4 1.3 3.0 3.4 22.9 4th
2014 FIBA World Cup 6 36:19 4.8 11.5 .420 0.0 0.7 .000 6.3 8.3 .760 10.7 2.0 1.8 1.5 2.5 3.8 16.0 16th
AVERAGES   13 37:11 6.4 14.1 .454 0.4 2.2 .172 6.5 8.5 .773 12.9 2.9 1.6 1.4 2.8 3.6 19.7 -
TOTAL   13 483:35 83 183 .454 5 29 .172 85 110 .773 168 38 21 18 36 47 256 -

Non-FIBA Events Stats

Year Event GP MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS Place
2009 NIKE Global Challenge 3 29:20 6.0 15.7 .383 1.3 5.0 .267 3.3 4.3 .769 8.0 1.3 2.7 1.3 3.0 4.0 16.7 -
AVERAGES   3 29:20 6.0 15.7 .383 1.3 5.0 .267 3.3 4.3 .769 8.0 1.3 2.7 1.3 3.0 4.0 16.7 -
TOTAL   3 88:00 18 47 .383 4 15 .267 10 13 .769 24 4 8 4 9 12 50 -

National Awards & Honors

All-Tournament Team - 2015 FIBA Africa Championship
All-Tournament Team - 2009 NIKE Global Challenge

High School Basketball

Prep/High School: Covenant Christian Academy [Loganville, Georgia (United States)]

High School Special Event Stats

Year Event GP MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
2010 Derby Classic 1 26:00 7 10 .700 0 1 .000 1 2 .500 7 0 0 8 3 1 15

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Gorgui Dieng Comfortable Leaving $16M+ On Table To Stay With Wolves
Gorgui Dieng would have likely commanded a contract of at least $80 million in free agency.

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Gorgui Dieng, Wolves Finalizing Four-Year, $64M Extension
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