Urbas Fuenlabrada is close to finalizing an agreement with Cheick Diallo, Chema de Lucas reports. The former Kansas big man played 6 games for Avtodor Saratov this season, with averages of 7.6 points and 5.1 rebounds. Diallo played 180 NBA games in the previous 4 seasons with New Orleans and Phoenix.
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Avtodor Saratov announced the singing of Cheick Diallo. The player spent four seasons in the NBA averaging 4.7 points and 2.8 rebounds with Suns last season. Diallo has appeared in 187 NBA games.
Will Guillory: Former Pelicans big man Cheick Diallo will sign with Avtodor Saratov, in the premier league of Russia, sources tell @The Athletic. Diallo is hopeful to catch on with an NBA team at the end of the season.
Michael Scotto: The Phoenix Suns declined the team option on forward Cheick Diallo, league sources told @HoopsHype. Diallo becomes an unrestricted free agent. He’s known for having a high motor.
Gerald Bourguet: Suns make the Cheick Diallo signing official
Gina Mizell: #Suns signing of Cheick Diallo is officially official. pic.twitter.com/6mbxujF2t1
Adrian Wojnarowski: Free agent F Cheick Diallo has agreed to a two-year deal with the Phoenix Suns, league source tells ESPN. In three seasons with Pelicans, Diallo averaged 5.5 points and 4.6 rebounds in 133 games.
Michael Scotto: The Phoenix Suns have a team option on Year 2 of their deal with Cheick Diallo, a league source told @TheAthleticNBA
Adrian Wojnarowski: New Orleans is declining the qualifying offer on Cheick Diallo, which will make him an unrestricted free agent, league sources tell ESPN. Diallo, 22, adds another quality young big to the marketplace next week.
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Fred Katz: There it is. Russell Westbrook has officially tied Oscar Robertson’s all-time triple-double record of 181 for a career, a record that has stood for 47 years. Westbrook now has 21 triple-doubles in his last 25 games and will go for the record Monday against the Hawks.
Russell Westbrook is making history every other day at this point and Saturday night was no exception. The Wizards’ point guard earned his 7,988th assist against the Pacers, passing former Wizards point guard Rod Strickland for 12th all-time on the NBA’s career assists list.
Tim Reynolds: Triple-doubles in regular-season games since Russell Westbrook entered the league: Russell Westbrook, 181 Anyone in a Utah Jazz uniform, 0 (Ricky Rubio had a playoff triple-double for the Jazz in 2018. Their last regular-season triple-double was by Carlos Boozer on 2/13/08.)
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