Browsing Gorgui Dieng

NBA Rumors: Minnesota Timberwolves Not Giving Karl-Anthony Towns More MInutes

Posted on 6 Dec, 2015, by in NBA

The future of the Minnesota Timberwolves is Karl-Anthony Towns (although not alone), and with that in mind, they’re not planning on giving him too much time on the floor during his rookie season, in fear of wearing him out. More

Minnesota Timberwolves – Ricky Rubio Finds Out He Can Score

Posted on 20 Mar, 2014, by in NBA

It might have been Kevin Love that scored the game winning shot for the Minnesota Timberwolves as they beat the Dallas Mavericks 123-122 in overtime, but Ricky Rubio having his best game of the season, which included more than just assists and showtime was undoubtedly the big story to take out of an entertaining encounter. More

Oklahoma City Thunder – Complicated Without a Reason

Posted on 6 Feb, 2014, by in NBA

Facing the Minnesota Timberwolves who were without Kevin Love and Nikola Pekovic should have meant a much easier game for the Oklahoma City Thunder, but Ricky Rubio giving an uncharacteristic offensive performance almost cost Kevin Durant an unexpected home loss. More

NBA Rumors – New York Knicks & Brooklyn Nets Want to Draft Gorgui Dieng or Jeff Withey

Posted on 6 Jun, 2013, by in NBA

Both the Brooklyn Nets and the New York Knicks weren’t quite pleased with their end position at the end of the playoffs, both losing in series they had home court advantage in. In order to make sure it doesn’t happen next season, they’re looking to strengthen their front-court depth in the NBA draft, looking at both Jeff Withey and Gorgui Dieng. More

Louisville Cardinals – Luke Hancock, Deserving Most Outstanding Player on the Deserving NCAA Champions

Posted on 9 Apr, 2013, by in NBA

For the second time in a row, Luke Hancock came off the bench to keep Louisville on the right course, ending an incredible finish to the season with the NCAA tournament title, making Rick Pitino the first head coach to win two national titles with two different schools, while Peyton Siva and Chane Behanan more than made up for the fact that Russ Smith didn’t really show up on the most important game of his career. More

Anthony Davis & Kentucky One Win Away From Glory

Posted on 1 Apr, 2012, by in NBA

Anthony Davis had to be great all night long, while the future NBA players around him had trouble dominating for long stretches. The Freshman led Kentucky to a 69-61 win over Louisville in the opening game of the Final Four, making it to the national finals for the first time since 1998, which was the last time the title went to the Big Blue nation. More

Louisville Burst the Michigan State Bubble

Posted on 23 Mar, 2012, by in NBA

The Louisville Cardinals weren’t supposed to make it this far, ranked 17th in the nation and getting the #4 seed in the West Region. But Michigan State were overrated to begin with, partially because everybody loves Tom Izzo. Rick Pitino? Great coach, but not as loved, in an understatement kind of tone. Now the Cardinals are in the Elite eight, and the Spartans are the first #1 team to fall in the 2012 NCAA tournament. More