Second-Year Center Appeared in 10 games for D-League Affiliate

WASHINGTON, DC – The Washington Wizards announced today that they have recalled center Hamady Ndiaye from the Iowa Energy, the team’s affiliate in the NBA D-League.

Ndiaye averaged 5.0 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.1 blocks in 10 games (three starts) for the Iowa Energy. The second-year center blocked a NBA D-League season-high eight shots in his first game for the Iowa Energy on January 6. Ndiaye has not appeared in a game for the Wizards this season. The 7-0 native of Senegal was originally selected by Minnesota with the 56th overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft before his rights were traded along with the rights to Trevor Booker in exchange for the rights to Lazar Hayward and Nemanja Bjelica on Draft Night 2010. He was re-signed by the Wizards on Dec. 11, 2011.