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Mamadi Diakite: Let go by New York
Diakite was waived by the Knicks on Saturday.
Diakite was brought in on an Exhibit 10 contract Thursday, and the Knicks now own his G League rights heading into the 2023-24 campaign. He'll likely report to New York's G League affiliate, the Westchester Knicks.... See More ... See Less
Knicks' Mamadi Diakite: Inks deal with New York
The Knicks signed Diakite to an Exhibit 10 contract Thursday.
Diakite averaged 2.6 points and 1.4 rebounds in 8.0 minutes across 22 appearances for the Cavaliers in 2022-23. He will likely spend this season with the Knicks' G League affiliate, the Westchester Knicks.... See More ... See Less
Cavaliers' Mamadi Diakite: Season high in near double-double
Diakite logged 13 points (5-7 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 2-2 FT), eight rebounds, one assist, one block and one steal over 24 minutes during Thursday's 118-94 victory over Orlando.
Diakite led all Cleveland players in rebounds while reaching double figures in scoring and finishing just two boards shy of a double-double. Diakite set season-best marks in both points and rebounds, surpassing the double-digit scoring total for the first time this year while hauling in five or more boards for the second time.... See More ... See Less
Cavaliers' Mamadi Diakite: Unavailable Friday
Diakite wasn't with the Charge during Friday's 113-106 win over the Motor City Cruise.
Diakite, one of Cleveland's two two-way players, was with the NBA club Friday and unavailable for the Charge's final game of the regular season. As of now, it's unclear if Diakite will be available for the opening round of the G League playoffs, but given he doesn't have a usual role at the NBA level, it's safe to presume he'll rejoin the G League affiliate before too long.... See More ... See Less
Cavaliers' Mamadi Diakite: Fills stat sheet Saturday
Diakite had 10 points (3-9 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 2-3 FT), 10 rebounds, five assists, two steals and three blocks across 41 minutes in Saturday's win over Long Island.
Diakite has been one of the most productive players for the Charge this season, and his two-way ability was on full display in this one since he left his mark on both ends of the court. Diakite has made 12 appearances for the Charge this season, averaging 16.8 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game.... See More ... See Less
Cavaliers' Mamadi Diakite: Scores four points in return
Diakite (illness) scored four points (1-5 FG, 0-4 3Pt, 2-2 FT) while adding five rebounds, two assists, two steals and two blocks in Saturday's loss to Ontario.
Diakite missed just one game due to illness, and while he came off the bench here, he should return to the starting unit fairly soon for the Charge.... See More ... See Less
Cavaliers' Mamadi Diakite: Dealing with illness
Diakite didn't play Friday against Ontario since he was dealing with illness.
Diakite has been a regular contributor for the Charge when healthy, and there's no question the team missed him in Friday's loss. He should recover his starting spot when he's ready to return.... See More ... See Less
Cavaliers' Mamadi Diakite: Goes for 27 points and 11 boards
Diakite had 27 points (10-17 FG, 5-11 3Pt, 1-2 FT), 11 rebounds, three assists and three blocks across 40 minutes in Thursday's loss to Santa Cruz.
Diakite led the Charge in both points and rebounds, but he also contributed in other categories to deliver a solid stat line across the board. He's averaging 19.6 points, 7.9 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game.... See More ... See Less
Cavaliers' Mamadi Diakite: Efficient from field in loss
Diakite posted 18 points (7-9 FG, 4-4 3Pt, 0-1 FT), five rebounds, two assists, a steal and a block across 37 minutes in Tuesday's loss to Stockton.
Diakite was dialed in from three-point range and delivered a strong performance across the board, ranking as the third-best scorer and second-best rebounder in this 11-point loss. Diakite has played only eight games for the Charge this season but is averaging 18.6 points with 7.5 rebounds and 2.4 assists per contest.... See More ... See Less
Cavaliers' Mamadi Diakite: Scores 16 points Saturday
Diakite had 16 points (6-11 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 3-3 FT), five rebounds, an assist, a steal and two blocks across 37 minutes in Saturday's win over Lakeland.
Diakite didn't have his best performance and didn't look like his dominant self, but he still posted a solid stat line while ending as one of four Charge starters who scored in double digits. Diakite is averaging 18.7 points per game in seven outings with the Charge.... See More ... See Less
Cavaliers' Mamadi Diakite: Pulls down 18 rebounds
Diakite delivered 23 points (10-18 FG, 1-6 3Pt, 1-1 FT), 18 rebounds, three assists and five blocks across 33 minutes in Tuesday's win over the Herd.
Diakite's return provided a massive boost for the Charge on both ends of the court, as evidenced by the fact that he was the team leader in rebounds and was also one of their most prolific scorers in this win. He's made four appearances for the Charge this season but has made his impact felt, averaging 22.3 points and 10.5 rebounds per game.... See More ... See Less
Cavaliers' Mamadi Diakite: Comes close to triple-double
Diakite had 18 points (6-19 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 2-2 FT), 10 rebounds, seven assists, a steal and two blocks across 37 minutes in Wednesday's loss to the Blue Coats.
Diakite was impressive for the Charge even if he ended with more shots attempted than points scored, as he still found way to contribute in other categories and ended just three dimes away from a triple-double. Diakite is averaging 22.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game in the three games he's played for the Charge during the regular season.... See More ... See Less
Cavaliers' Mamadi Diakite: Scores 20 points in win
Diakite accounted for 20 points (8-13 FG, 1-6 3Pt, 2-3 FT), five rebounds, two assists and a block across 35 minutes in Sunday's 111-107 win over Capital City.
Diakite has made just two appearances with the Charge, but he's made his presence felt in the G League with averages of 24.0 points and 7.0 rebounds per game in that span. He's simply looking for the minutes he's not getting with the Cavaliers, but he should be bouncing between the NBA and the G League as the season progresses.... See More ... See Less
Cavaliers' Mamadi Diakite: Sent to G League
Diakite was assigned to the G League's Cleveland Charge on Wednesday.
Diakite isn't seeing regular rotational minutes with the Cavaliers, so he'll head to the G League in search of playing time.... See More ... See Less
Cavaliers' Mamadi Diakite: Late scratch Monday
Diakite has been ruled out for Monday's game against Chicago for an undisclosed reason, Evan Dammarell of FearTheSword.com reports.
Diakite wasn't on Cleveland's injury report for Monday's matchup, but he was declared out a few minutes before tipoff. It's unclear what issue he's dealing with, but his absence won't impact the Cavaliers' rotation.... See More ... See Less
Cavaliers' Mamadi Diakite: Comes close to double-double
Diakite posted 28 points (10-20 FG, 5-9 3Pt, 2-2 FT), nine rebounds, three blocks and an assist across 38 minutes in Wednesday's 108-104 loss to Grand Rapids.
Diakite has divided his time between the Cavaliers and the Charge, and he has been a top producer at the G League level. As long as he stays with the team, he should be one of the team's top producers on a regular basis. He averaged 22.8 points per game during the Showcase in the previous months.... See More ... See Less
Cavaliers' Mamadi Diakite: Records double-double Tuesday
Diakite delivered 27 points (12-21 FG, 1-6 3Pt, 1-2 FT), 14 rebounds, four blocks and an assist across 40 minutes in Tuesday's loss to Windy City.
Diakite is already proven in the G League and has seen time with the Cavaliers in the NBA, so it's not a surprise to see him playing well every time he's with the Charge. He's made eight appearances in the G League so far and is averaging 22.8 points with 8.5 rebounds and 3.3 assists per contest.... See More ... See Less
Cavaliers' Mamadi Diakite: Records double-double
Diakite delivered 22 points (8-16 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 3-3 FT), 14 rebounds, three assists and a steal across 36 minutes in Thursday's loss to Iowa.
Diakite has bounced between the G League and the NBA this season, but he has been at his best when playing for the Charge. Diakite has played just six games for Cleveland in the G League and is averaging 21.7 points per contest while shooting an impressive 54.3 percent from the field.... See More ... See Less
Cavaliers' Mamadi Diakite: Assigned to G League
Diakite is out for Wednesday's game with the Mavericks as he is with the Cleveland Charge of the G League.
Diakite is on a two-way deal, so he will continue to split time between the NBA and G League. The 25-year-old big man has appeared in 11 games for the Cavaliers this season, including starting in two.... See More ... See Less
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