Diakite, 24, is 6-foot-9 and has already appeared in four games with the Thunder this season, averaging 4.5 points and 2.3 rebounds. He played 14 games with the Bucks last season as a rookie.
Former #Bucks big man Mamadi Diakite has signed a 10-day contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
— Jim Owczarski (@JimOwczarski) January 21, 2022
“The Virginia product was a standout in training camp, including having an excellent preseason for the Thunder,” wrote Ryan Stiles of Fansided.
He was waived by the Bucks in September, then claimed off waivers by the Thunder. OKC then waived him in October.
Diakite gave an impressive showing in the G League bubble with the Lakeland Magic last season, averaging 18.5 points, 10.4 rebounds and 2.1 blocks.