Thunder Sign Mamadi Diakite To 10-Day Contract

The Thunder have signed  power forward Mamadi Diakite to a 10-day contract, as relayed by Jim Owczarski of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

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.

“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.

Looking for the latest NBA Insider News & Rumors?

Be sure to follow Hoops Wire on TWITTER and FACEBOOK for breaking NBA News and Rumors for all 32 teams!

Leave a Reply