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NBA – Gorgui Sy Dieng signs for San Antonio Spurs

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After spending the first half of the season with the Memphis Grizzlies, the Senegalese pivot, Gorgui Sy Dieng, has signed up with the San Antonio Spurs on Monday, March 29, 2021. The clauses of the new contract of the Senegalese giant of 2.11 meters are not revealed but the Spurs announced on their official website that Gorgui Sy Dieng, with his 8 years of experience in the NBA, will wear the number 7.

Gorgui Sy Dieng has a new club, the San Antonio Spurs. Free since March 26, 2021 after finishing his contract with the Memphis Grizzlies, the 2013 NCAA champion didn’t take long to find a new club for the rest of the season.

Gorgui Sy Dieng says he is ready to take up the challenge with his new club and is already showing great confidence. “I’m a defensive player and I can shoot at three points. I’m a duty player. I’m here to serve the team,” said Gorgui Sy Dieng.

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On his choice to play the rest of the season with Spurs, he said: “I think I feel comfortable from what I’m hearing here. That’s why I’m here [.. .] I love the team. I love the way they play and that’s why I’m here. “

Note that Gorgui Dieng played 39 games in two seasons in Memphis. Despite his 31 years, he has remained constant. His two-year contract with Memphis comes down to it: averaging 7.6 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 17.7 minutes after being bought by the Grizzlies from the Minnesota Timberwolves on February 6, 2020. .

       

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