Year-Round News & Updates on the Minnesota Timberwolves
Gorgui Dieng was was named the Western Conference Rookie of the Month on Tuesday afternoon for the month of March.
Gorgui played 14 games in the month of March. He started 6 of those games. In those 6 starts, he registered 5 double-doubles highlighted by his 22-point, 21-rebound, 4-assist game vs. the Rockets on the 20th.
He averaged 8.6 points, 8.3 rebounds, 0.9 steals and 0.8 blocks. Those averages include the 5 games he played in early March in which he played double-digits minutes just once.
Dieng's averages from March 16th on: 12.1 points on .645 FG & .725 FT, 12 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.3 steals and 1 block in 29.3 minutes per game.
It will be very interesting to see who is Minnesota's starting center come 2014-15.
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