Gorgui Dieng Has Career Night and 3rd Straight Double-Double

AP Photo/Jim Mone
AP Photo/Jim Mone

Gorgui Dieng had his best night as an NBA player on Thursday night, and is having his best week. He recorded his 3rd straight double-double for the Minnesota Timberwolves as he scored 22 points and grabbed 21 rebounds, both career highs. He was 10-11 from the free throw line and also added 4 assists.

On Sunday against the Kings, Dieng had 12 points, 11 rebounds, and 5 blocks. On Wednesday night against the Mavericks, he had 10 points on 5-5 shooting and 11 rebounds.

So in his 3 starts since Sunday, Dieng is averaging 14.6 points and 14.3 rebounds per game.

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