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Gorgui Dieng - Louisville center

Oklahoman Modified: June 18, 2013 at 11:09 am •  Published: June 19, 2013
Louisville center Gorgui Dieng (10) scores against Colorado State in the first half of a third-round NCAA college basketball tournament game on Saturday, March 23, 2013, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/James Crisp) <strong>James Crisp</strong>
Louisville center Gorgui Dieng (10) scores against Colorado State in the first half of a third-round NCAA college basketball tournament game on Saturday, March 23, 2013, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/James Crisp) James Crisp

Height: 6-foot-11

Weight: 245 pounds

Age: 23

Position: Center

College: Louisville

Hometown: Kebemer, Senegal

Points: 9.8 per game

Rebounds: 9.4 per game

Blocked Shots: 2.5 per game

Assists: 2.0 per game

What they're saying:

-“Dieng started working out just last week after an ankle injury kept him sidelined for more than a month. He still hasn't worked out directly for a team -- just a big pro day a little more than a week ago in Santa Monica, Calif. The lack of workouts has taken its toll a bit on his draft stock, though strong performances over the next few weeks could boost it back up.” -ESPN's Chad Ford on June 10

-"Dieng's intrigue as an NBA prospect starts with his prototypical size and length for the center position. Standing 6'11 with a 7'4+ wingspan, he's added nearly 50 pounds to his frame since arriving in the USA, and although he could still stand to pack on more muscle to both his upper and lower body, he certainly passes the look test at this point more easily than he did as recently as a year ago.” -Draft Express

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