Georges Niang

Georges Niang

Position: Forward · Shoots: Right
Height: 6-8 · Weight: 230
Wingpsan: N/A · Standing Reach: N/A
Hand Length: N/A · Hand Width: N/A
Born: June 17, 1993
Hometown: Lawrence, Massachusetts
Prior to NBA: Iowa State
Drafted: 2016—Round 2, Pick 20 (IND)
NBA Debut: October 28, 2016

BIO:

A 6-foot-8 forward from Lawrence, Massachusetts, Georges Niang appeared in 59 games for the Utah Jazz during the 2018-19 season. Niang scored in double figures five times and capped off the regular season with a career-high 24 points against the LA Clippers.

Niang played collegiately at Iowa State, where he led the Cyclones to four straight NCAA Tournament appearances. Niang was a two-time AP All-American and averaged 20.2 points per game as a senior. He was selected by the Indiana Pacers with the No. 50 overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, and, after playing 23 games with the Pacers during his rookie season, signed a two-way contract with the Utah Jazz in January 2018.

Niang averaged 22.0 points in 15 games with the SLC Stars and was named First Team All-NBA G League for the 2017-18 season. He signed a standard contract with the Jazz before the 2018-19 season.

Niang's father, Sidy, is from Senegal.

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