Georges Niang

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Georges

Niang

HEIGHT

6 ft8 in

/ 2.03m

WEIGHT

230 lbs

/ 104.3kg

LATEST VIDEOS

20190420 heads up play day

In Utah, the Jazz space the floor, allowing Ricky Rubio to set up Georges Niang. Kyle Korver vacates the baseline creating space for Rubio to drive off a ball screen. Joe Ingles and Georges Niang space on the weak side, giving Rubio options. Rubio keeps his eyes on Ingles but throws the no-look pass to Niang for three. Your Heads Up Play of the Day!

0021801229 UTA LAC RECAP

The Clippers escape with a win in their finale 143-137 over the Jazz. Montrezl Harrell scored 24 points off the bench while Ivica Zubac had 22 points and 11 rebounds for Los Angeles in the win.

0021801229_LA Clippers vs. Utah Jazz - Game Highlights

0021801229 - Georges Niang - LA Clippers - Utah Jazz - Missed Shot - 4Q

0021801208 UTA LAL RECAP

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scores 32 as the Lakers get the win over the Jazz, 113-109.

0021801208_Utah Jazz with 7 3-pointers in the 2nd Quarter vs. Los Angeles Lakers

0021801188_Utah Jazz vs. Sacramento Kings - Game Highlights

0021801174 - Georges Niang - Phoenix Suns - Utah Jazz - Assist - 3Q

0021801051_Washington Wizards vs. Utah Jazz - Game Highlights

All Dunks of the Day, 03/16/2019

0021800740_Utah Jazz with 6 3-pointers in the 4th Quarter vs. Minnesota Timberwolves

0021800664 - Georges Niang - Los Angeles Clippers - Utah Jazz - Block - 2Q

0021800627_Utah Jazz with 6 3-pointers in the 4th Quarter vs. Los Angeles Lakers

0021800532_Utah Jazz with 6 3-pointers in the 4th Quarter vs. New York Knicks

0021800532_Utah Jazz with a 13-0 Run vs. New York Knicks

0021800354_Utah Jazz Top 3-pointers vs. San Antonio Spurs

0021800354_Utah Jazz Franchise Record 20 Three Pointers

0021800146_Utah Jazz with 6 3-pointers in the 4th Quarter vs. Toronto Raptors

0021800084 UTA DAL Recap

Rudy Gobert scores 23 points to go along with 16 rebounds as the Jazz get the win over the Mavericks, 113-104.

0021800024_Utah Jazz with 19 3-pointers vs. Golden State Warriors


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

PRO
Started all five games for the Pacers during the 2016 Orlando Summer League … Averaged 10.2 points, a team-high 6.2 rebounds, 2.6 assist and 1.2 steals per game … Shot 57.1 percent (20-35) from the field, 38.5 percent (5-13) from three-point range and a perfect 6-for-6 from the free throw line.

COLLEGE
Played in 138 games and made 126 starts over four seasons at Iowa State University from 2012-16 … Averaged 16.1 points, 5.2 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game and shot 50.0 percent from the field, 37.5 percent from three-point range and 76.3 percent from the free throw line during his career … Ended his college career as Iowa State’s career leader in games played and tied for the top spot in career starts … Finished second in school history in scoring with 2,228 career points and ranked fourth in Big 12 Conference history with 1,151 points In conference play … … 2015-16: Saw action and started in all 35 games ... had one of the best single seasons in school history, earning Consensus All-America honors and winning the Karl Malone Award (Best Power Forward) ... first Cyclone men’s basketball player to win a national individual award ... unanimous selection to the All-Big 12 First Team ... ISU’s first men’s basketball two-time All-American ... led the team, was second among Big 12 players and 23rd nationally, averaging 20.5 points ... his 718 points were the seventh-most scored by any Cyclone in a single season and the 14th most by any player in the nation in 2015-16 ... only Big 12 player to rank among the league’s top-10 in scoring, rebounding and assists ... owns ISU’s record for games played (138) and tied for the top spot in career starts (126) ... scored in double figures in all 35 games and 115 times in his career ... ends career having scored in double figures in 44 consecutive games ... tallied 20 points 17 times and 30 points on four different occasions ... posted three double-doubles this season and five in his career ... became just the second player in Big 12 history to earn all-tournament team honors three times ... earned NCAA Midwest Region All-Tournament team honors after averaging 28.7 points, 6.7 rebounds and 3.3 assists in three games ... ... he was just the fifth player in NCAA Tournament history to score 28 or more points in three consecutive games and the first player in tournament history to have at least 25 points, five rebounds and three assists in three-straight games ... ISU’s all-time leading scorer in NCAA Tournament play with 148 points ... also leads in field goals made (58) and is second in rebounds (43) ... averaged 21.1 points and 6.1 rebounds in seven career NCAA Tournament games ... when his career ended he was the only player in the nation and one of just four players since 1994-95 with 2,000 points, 700 rebounds and 400 assists … 2014-15: Played and started all 34 games, earning All-Big 12 First-Team and All-America honors ... was a finalist for the Karl Malone Award (Best Power Forward) ... was also on Wooden Award, Lute Olson Award, Oscar Robertson and Naismith Trophy Watch Lists ... averaged a team-high 15.3 points, which ranked third among Big 12 players ... grabbed 5.4 rebounds and dished out 3.4 assists per contest ... was one of 14 players nationally, including just four in power conferences, to average 15-5-3 ... was seventh in the Big 12 in assists per game ... one of the Big 12’s best shooters, connecting on 46.1 percent of his field goal attempts (6th) and 80.8 percent of his free throws (7th) ... shot 40 percent on 3-pointers ... hit 45.3 percent of 3-point attempts in conference action, becoming just the fourth Cyclone to make at least 25 threes in Big 12 play while shooting better than 45 percent ... was second among Big 12 players on 3-point percentage in conference action ... earned most outstanding player honors at the Big 12 Tournament after leading ISU to a second title in a row ... averaged 18 points, five rebounds and four assists in ISU’s three wins ... scored in double figures in 28 games, including eight games with 20 or more points ... earned a pair of Big 12 Player of the Week accolades … 2013-14: Played and started the first 33 games of the season before suffering a broken fifth metatarsal in his right foot in the second round of the NCAA Tournament … Finished in double figures 29 times, including 11 games with 20 or more points ... also grabbed 4.4 rebounds and dished out 3.6 assists ... was only non-guard ranked among the top-10 in the Big 12 in assists per game ... 2012-13: Recorded one of the finest rookie seasons in school history, averaging 12.1 points and 4.6 rebounds while starting 23 games ... Named to the Big 12 All-Freshman team ... Led the team and ranked fifth in the Big 12 in field goal percentage at 51.5 percent (157-305) ... Shot 39.2 percent (38-97) from 3-point range and 70.0 percent (70-100) at the free-throw line ... Was the fourth-best freshman scorer in the Big 12 and became just the 13th Cyclone in school history to average double figures in scoring (12.1) ... Scored in double figures 23 times ... Made 38 3-pointers to rank third on ISU’s freshman list ... Started all 18 Big 12 games, averaging 12.5 points and shooting 49.7 percent from the field in conference play.

PERSONAL
Born June 17, 1993 in Lawrence, Mass. ... Son of Sidy and Alison Niang ... First name pronounced “George” and his last name is pronounced “Knee-yang” ... Majored in business marketing at Iowa State University ... Was student body president at Tilton Prep … Volunteered with the Iowa Children’s Hospital during his career at Iowa State.


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