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# Cheick Diallo
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  • New Orleans Pelicans
  • Drafted 33rd in 2016, rights acquired in draft day trade
  • PF
  • 6'9" / 220lbs
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  • 09/13/1996
  • Senegal
  • 33rd pick, 2016
  • Kansas
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DateLeagueTransaction
2016 NBA DraftNBADrafted 33rd overall by L.A. Clippers.
2016 NBA DraftNBADraft rights traded by L.A. Clippers to New Orleans in exchange for the draft rights to David Michineau (#39) and Diamond Stone (#40).
22nd July, 2016NBASigned a partially guaranteed three year minimum salary contract with New Orleans.
10th November, 2016D-LeagueAssigned by New Orleans to Austin Spurs of the D-League.
27th November, 2016D-LeagueRecalled by New Orleans from Austin Spurs of the D-League.
2nd December, 2016D-LeagueAssigned by New Orleans to Austin Spurs of the D-League.
7th December, 2016D-LeagueRecalled by New Orleans from Austin Spurs of the D-League.
10th January, 2017D-LeagueAssigned by New Orleans to Long Island Nets of the D-League.
12th January, 2017D-LeagueRecalled by New Orleans from Long Island Nets of the D-League.
30th January, 2017D-LeagueAssigned by New Orleans to Greensboro Swarm of the D-League.
15th February, 2017D-LeagueRecalled by New Orleans from Greensboro Swarm of the D-League.
3rd March, 2017D-LeagueAssigned by New Orleans to Greensboro Swarm of the D-League.
5th March, 2017D-LeagueRecalled by New Orleans from Greensboro Swarm of the D-League.
9th March, 2017D-LeagueAssigned by New Orleans to Greensboro Swarm of the D-League.
17th March, 2017D-LeagueRecalled by New Orleans from Greensboro Swarm of the D-League.
21st March, 2017D-LeagueAssigned by New Orleans to Greensboro Swarm of the D-League.
26th March, 2017D-LeagueRecalled by New Orleans from Greensboro Swarm of the D-League.
Career Moves
Time PeriodTeam
2015 - 2016Kansas (NCAA)
July 2016New Orleans Pelicans (Summer League)
July 2016 - presentNew Orleans Pelicans (NBA)
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June 29, 2017

Cheick Diallo
PF, 6’9, 220lbs, 20 years old, 1 year of experience

For his age, Diallo looked pretty polished as a rookie, standing out as a rebounder and interior defender on assignment to multiple teams, and keeping the mistakes low, playing within his skill set. And while 199 minutes isn’t a great sample size of NBA minutes, they were nonetheless 199 good minutes. Diallo is confident, pretty skilled and highly projectable, and should begin next season in the rotation, with the aim of seeing how far he can go within it.

Player Plan: Two minimum salary years remaining, the first of which is guaranteed. A project to keep and work on.

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