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5 Gorgui Dieng C
Height/Weight: 6-11/233 | Birthdate: 1/18/1990 | Birthplace: Kebemer, Senegal | Team: Minnesota Timberwolves | College: Louisville | NBA Experience: 1 | Owned/Started%: 88/42 | Average Draft Position: 133.71
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Gorgui Dieng ruled out for Timberwolves' game on Monday


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(4/12/2015) Gorgui Dieng has been ruled out of the Timberwolves' game against the Pelicans on Monday. 

Dieng was initially listed as questionable. It will be the eighth straight game he's missed with a concussion. 


Timberwolves rule Gorgui Dieng (concussion) out for Friday


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(4/9/2015) Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng will not play in Friday's game against the Lakers, according to KSTP

Dieng sustained a concussion and is still experiencing symptoms from it. He last played on March 29. Dieng is averaging 9.7 points and 8.3 rebounds in 73 games this season. 


Timberwolves C Gorgui Dieng won't make road trip


by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer
(4/6/2015) Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng will not make the team's four-game road trip as he deals with a concussion, per the team's website. 

Dieng has not played since March 29, when he suffered a facial contusion and then began experiencing concussion symptoms. When the Wolves return from the trip, there will be just two games remaining on the schedule, which makes it seem unlikely he will play this season. 

Dieng averaged 9.7 points and 8.3 rebounds in 73 games this season. 


Out for Wolves on Friday: Garnett, Bennett, Dieng, Rubio, Neal


by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer
(4/3/2015) The Timberwolves have announced that forwards Kevin Garnett (knee), Anthony Bennett (ankle), center Gorgui Dieng (face), guards Ricky Rubio (ankle) and Gary Neal (ankle) are out Friday against the Magic.

Timberwolves C Gorgui Dieng out for Friday's game


by Dave Peters | CBSSports.com
(4/2/2015) Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng is out for Friday's game, according to the Star Tribune. Dieng is still dealing with concussion issues. There is no return date in sight at this point.

Dieng is averaging 9.7 points, 8.3 rebounds and 1.7 blocks this season.


Timberwolves reveal injury report for Wednesday's game


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(3/31/2015) The Timberwolves are still experiencing a variety of injuries and unveiled six players on the injury report for Wednesday's game against the Raptors, reports the StarTribune.

Forward Anthony Bennett is listed as probable with an ankle injury, while guard Ricky Rubio (ankle) and forward Kevin Garnett (knee) are doubtful. Guard Kevin Martin (hamstring) is considered questionable, while guard Gary Neal (ankle) and center and Gorgui Dieng (concussion) are out.


Timberwolves unveil injury report for Monday's game vs. Jazz


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(3/30/2015) The Timberwolves continue to be plagued by numerous injuries and released a lengthy injury report for Monday's game against the Jazz.

Forward Anthony Bennett is listed as probable with an ankle injury, which he aggravated during Sunday's loss. Meanwhile, guard Ricky Rubio (ankle) was downgraded to doubtful, while guard Gary Neal (ankle) and centers Nikola Pekovic (ankle) and Gorgui Dieng (concussion) are out.

The Timberwolves are 6-point underdogs.


Wolves list Rubio, Martin, Dieng as questionable for Monday's game


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(3/30/2015) The Timberwolves are listing guards Ricky Rubio (ankle), Kevin Martin (hamstring) and center Gorgui Dieng (facial contusion) as questionable for Monday's game against the Jazz, reports the team's official website.

The Timberwolves are 4 1/2-point underdogs.


Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng leaves game with facial injury


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(3/29/2015) Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng was forced to leave Sunday's game against the Pelicans after he suffered a facial contusion, the team announced.

Dieng has been ruled out for the remainder of the game. The Timberwolves next play Monday against the Jazz.


Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng doubles up Rockets in loss


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(3/27/2015) Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng scored 18 points on 7 of 11 shooting from the field in Minnesota's 120-110 loss to the Rockets Friday. Dieng also grabbed a team-high 12 rebounds, leading to his 18th double-double and second in his last five games.

Dieng also added four assists and one block to his totals.


Timberwolves C Gorgui Dieng posts a double-double in win over Knicks


by Dave Peters | CBSSports.com
(3/19/2015) The Timberwolves came away victorious over the Knicks on the heels of a double-double by center Gorgui Dieng.

Dieng played all 48 minutes and added 19 points, 11 rebounds, six blocks, one assist and two steals in the win. The 25-year-old is averaging 9.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and 1.6 blocks per game on the season.


Timberwolves unsure if Nikola Pekovic (ankle) will play Monday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(3/2/2015) With Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic being bothered by an ankle injury, his status for Monday's game against the Clippers is unclear. The team announced Monday he will warm-up before the game and then decide on his playing status.

Pekovic injured his ankle during Saturday's contest and only played 12 minutes. Center Gorgui Dieng would likely see an expanded role if Pekovic cannot play.

The Timberwolves are 4 1/2-point underdogs.


Timberwolves C Gorgui Dieng doubles up vs. 76ers


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(1/30/2015) Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng scored 14 points on 5 of 10 shooting while racking up 10 rebounds in his team's 103-94 loss to the 76ers Friday.

The double-double was the seventh in 16 January games for Dieng. He also blocked three shots for the third consecutive game while kicking in two assists and two steals in 32 minutes. He'll match up with the Cavaliers Saturday.


Timberwolves' Gorgui Dieng doubles up on the Celtics


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(1/28/2015) Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng posted a double-double on Wednesday against the Celtics.

Dieng shot 6-11 from the field. He sunk four of his five free throws, finishing with 16 points. Dieng was a monster on the boards during the contest, pulling down 14 rebounds. Twelve of those came on the defensive side of the court. Dieng also added three blocks. 


Rising Stars Challenge participants for All-Star Weekend named


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(1/28/2015) The 20 first- and second-year participants for the Rising Stars Challenge held on Feb. 13 during All-Star Weekend have been announced.

The U.S. team will be represented by 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams and forward Nerlens Noel; Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine and forward Shabazz Muhammad; Magic guards Elfrid Payton and Victor Oladipo; Jazz guard Trey Burke; Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwelll-Pope; Nets center Mason Plumlee; and Hornets center Cody Zeller.

The world team will be represented by Jazz guard Dante Exum and center Rudy Gobert; Bucks guard Giannis Antetokounmpo; Nets guard Bojan Bogdanovic; Hawks guard Dennis Schroder; Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic; Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins and center Gorgui Dieng; Thunder center Steven Adams; and Celtics center Kelly Olynyk.


Wolves' Gogui Dieng grabs season-high 18 rebounds in losing effort


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(1/26/2015) Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng grabbed a season-high 18 rebounds in Minnesota's 92-84 loss to the Thunder Monday. Dieng added six points on 3 of 8 shooting from the field.

Dieng reached 20-plus rebounds twice last season, but had yet to reach 18 this year. He added three blocks and two assists on the night.


Timberwolves C Gorgui Dieng doubles up vs. Pelicans


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(1/23/2015) Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng scored 14 points on 6 of 12 shooting while hauling in 15 rebounds in his team's 92-84 loss to the Pelicans Friday.

Dieng was one of six Minnesota players to score in double digits Friday, but none managed to collect more than 15 points, leading to the team's third straight loss. Dieng also chipped in three assists and one block in 35 minutes. The Timberwolves are set to face the Hawks Sunday.


Wolves' Gorgui Dieng cleared to play Tuesday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(1/13/2015) Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng is available to play Tuesday against the Pacers, the team announced.

Dieng missed Monday’s practice while dealing with an illness. In 36 games, Dieng is averaging 9.9 points and 8.2 rebounds.

The Timberwolves are 10 1/2-point underdogs


Wolves' Gorgui Dieng misses Monday's practice due to illness


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(1/12/2015) An illness prevented Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng from participating in Monday’s practice, reports ESPN.

Dieng’s status for Tuesday’s game against the Pacers has yet to be determined. In 36 games, Dieng is averaging 9.9 points and 8.2 rebounds.


Timberwolves' Gorgui Dieng matches career high 22 points vs. Denver


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(1/5/2015) Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng matched a career high with 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, but it wasn't enough Monday night against the Nuggets.

Dieng knocked down 8 of 12 shots and went a perfect 6 of 6 from the charity stripe. He also contributed with three blocks and two steals while logging 35 minutes of game action in a 110-101 defeat.

Dieng has cracked the 20-point mark twice this season, all of which have come over the past seven games. He is averaging 13.9 points and 9.1 boards over that stretch.


Ankle issue no problem for Timberwolves C Dieng


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(12/31/2014) Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng is dealing with a minor ankle injury, but that has not sidelined or even limited him. He racked up eight points, six rebounds, six assists and two blocks Tuesday night against Utah.

Dieng has been a pleasant surprise. He's averaging 9.3 points and 8.1 rebounds in 28.4 minutes per game.


Timberwolves C Gorgui Dieng posts 15-16 line vs. 76ers


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(12/3/2014) Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng scored a season-high 15 points on 6 of 12 shooting while racking up a season-high 16 rebounds in his team's 85-77 loss to the 76ers Wednesday.

The Timberwolves became the first team to drop a game to the 76ers this season, but Dieng performed admirably, playing a season-high 41 minutes with Nikola Pekovic out. He also managed two assists and two steals in the loss, which dropped the Timberwolves to 4-13. They'll look to bounce back Friday against the Rockets.


Timberwolves C Gorgui Dieng doubles up vs. Kings


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(11/23/2014) Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng scored 12 points on 5 of 10 shooting while grabbing 10 rebounds in his team's 113-101 loss to the Kings Saturday.

It was just the second double-double of the season for Dieng, though he did manage 10 rebounds Friday as well while scoring nine points. His 12 points and 10 rebounds both matched season highs. Dieng also managed two steals, two blocks and one assist in 39 minutes Saturday. He'll look to build on the solid performance Wednesday against Milwaukee.


Dieng to start for Timberwolves with Pekovic (wrist) sidelined


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11/18/2014) Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders said center Nikola Pekovic suffered a sprained wrist in Saturday's game against the Mavs and will be out until at least next week, according to The Star Tribune. Center Gorgui Dieng will start in Pekovic's absence.

Pekovic is expected to miss games Wednesday (vs. New York), Friday (vs. San Antonio) and Saturday (vs. Sacramento).


Timberwolves C Gorgui Dieng doubles up vs. Magic


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(11/7/2014) Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng scored 11 points on 5 of 9 shooting and grabbed 10 rebounds in his team's 112-103 overtime loss to the Magic Friday.

Dieng played 25 minutes off the bench while setting a season high in both points and rebounds en route to his first double-double. He also chipped in two blocks, two steals and one assist. While he's unlikely to find consistent production in a reserve role, Dieng will look for another nice performance Saturday against the Heat.