|Fantasy Points by Week. Note: Points are rounded down.|
|Last 10 Games|
|Gorgui Dieng grabs 17 boards vs. Grizzlies |
|by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com|
(3/24/14) Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng put up another monster performance in the paint on Monday, securing his fourth double-double in a 109-92 loss to the Grizzlies.
Dieng scored 5 of 10 from the floor, and 1 of 2 from the free throw line. He grabbed 17 boards, seven of which came from the offensive end of the glass. He also chipped in with one assists and one steal while logging 37 minutes of game action.
All four of his double-doubles have come over his last five games. He is averaging 12.2 points and 13.8 rebounds over that span.
|Gorgui Dieng posts third straight double-double with 22-21 line |
|by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com|
(3/20/14) Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng got the starting nod for the third consecutive game on Thursday, posting his third straight double-double with a dominant 22-21 line -- all career highs -- in a 129-106 loss to the Rockets.
Dieng shot 6 of 16 from the floor, and got the the free throw line 11 times, converting 10 of his attempts from the charity stripe. He also chipped in with four assists and one steal while logging 38 minutes of game action.
Dieng is filling in for an injured Nikola Pekovic (ankle), and is expected to return to the bench once Pekovic is healthy. Dieng is averaging 14.7 points and 14.3 rebounds over his last three games.
|Gorgui Dieng suffers facial contusion, questionable to return |
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
(2/4/14) Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng suffered a facial contusion in Tuesday's game against the Lakers and is questionable to return, the team announced.
Deng played eight minutes before exiting with the injury, scoring four points and tallying three rebounds, two steals and one block.
|Gorgui Dieng seeing some minutes |
|by Gary Parrish | College Basketball Insider|
(1/18/14) With the Timberwolves up big, reserve center Gorgui Dieng received some rare playing time Saturday against the Bucks.
Appearing in his third game in the last four, Dieng played 10 minutes, his highest total in more than a month. He scored four points on 2 of 2 shooting, with four rebounds and one block in the 98-72 win.
Dieng has appeared in just 22 of the team's 40 games this season, averaging 1.4 points and 1.9 rebounds per game.
|Gorgui Dieng struggling for playing time |
|by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com|
(11/25/13) Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng's role continues to be inconsistent, as he did not see the floor Monday against the Pacers. He has played in just nine of the team's first 16 games, despite the injury to Ronny Turiaf.
Dieng is averaging 1.3 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game in his rookie season.
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Corey Brewer drops 51 points as Wolves edge Rockets
Corey Brewer scored a career-high 51 points and Gorgui Dieng hit a short jumper with 4.6 seconds to play to lift the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves to a 112-110 victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday night.
Rubio helps Wolves dismantle West-leading Spurs
Ricky Rubio scored 23 points and Gorgui Dieng had 12 points and 15 rebounds, leading the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 110-91 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night.
Wolves win wild double-overtime affair in Miami
Corey Brewer hit one of two free throws with 1.8 seconds left in the second overtime, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Miami Heat 122-121 on Friday night.
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