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Philadelphia 76ers | #31 | Forward

Georges

Niang

PPG

6.9

RPG

2.4

APG

0.8

PIE

7.6

6'7" | 230lb | 28 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Selected by the Indiana Pacers with the No. 50 overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, Georges Niang played 23 games with the Pacers during his rookie season before signing a two-way contract with the Utah Jazz in January 2018. Niang appeared in 59 games for the Utah Jazz during the 2018-19 season, when he scored in double figures five times and capped off the regular season with a career-high 24 points against the LA Clippers. 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.

BEFORE NBA

A 6-foot-8 forward from Lawrence, Massachusetts, 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. Niang's father, Sidy, is from Senegal.