Hamidou Diallo

As 3 players have shown, recovery time from a patellar injury may vary

Aug 16,2018<p>The injury isn’t too common in the NBA, but it is a serious one.<p>For a player, returning to 100 percent following a ruptured patellar tendon is a long and grueling process and there is no guarantee that they’ll be able to return to form.<p>The patellar tendon serves as a key ligament in the …

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OKC Thunder News: Hamidou Diallo sports new number at NBA Rookie shoot

Hamidou Diallo shocked a lot of OKC Thunder fans at the teams recent photo shoot with a change back to his old number 22.<p>The NBA had a great rookie …

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Knicks’ Kevin Knox gets big birthday cake from ex-college teammates at NBA Rookie Photo Shoot

New York Knicks rookie Kevin Knox turned 19 on Saturday before heading to the NBA Rookie Photo Shoot on Sunday. Knox’s former Kentucky teammates, …

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It’s picture day for the Kentucky NBA rookies

@NBAIt’s Picture Day for the newest member of the National Basketball League.Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Kevin Knox and Hamidou Diallo are in attendance …

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Thunder Rumors: rookie Devon Hall will play next season in Australia

OKC Thunder Devon Hall is expected to play next season in Australia with the same club Terrance Ferguson played with – Cairns Taipans.<p>Given the …

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Hamidou Diallo compares to a pair of players with OKC Thunder ties

Hamidou Diallo compares to a couple of former OKC Thunder players, and it should get fans excited.<p>Hamidou Diallo had an interesting path to the NBA, …

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Rookie Hamidou Diallo adds to rich roster of athletic swing men

The Oklahoma Thunder have added rookie Hamidou Diallo to their stable of young athletic big men. Diallo starred at Kentucky for one year before he …

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Russell Westbrook, Paul George Lead Thunder Closed Workouts in L.A. 🔥

Russell Westbrook, Paul George and their OKC teammates were in Los Angeles this week working out with Rico Hines, one of the nation’s top …

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‘It’s cool’

Before his rookie season begins, Hamidou Diallo has been on three NBA teams. So no one needs to remind him that professional sports are a business. …

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Carmelo will officially become a free agent Wednesday afternoon

Aug 02,2018<p>Carmelo Anthony will officially become a free agent Wednesday afternoon.<p>The Hawks waived Anthony on Monday after coming to terms on a contract buyout and that waiver process will officially end at 5 p.m. ET on Wednesday afternoon.<p>Once Anthony clears waivers on Wednesday, he is expected …

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Derek Willis, Isaiah Briscoe, and Hamidou Diallo signing autographs in Lexington and Elizabethtown

Several former Kentucky Wildcats will be headed back to the Commonwealth to sign autographs this week.Derek Willis and Isaiah Briscoe will be meeting …

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Thunder Signs Hamidou Diallo

<b>OKLAHOMA CITY, July 28, 2018 –</b> The Oklahoma City Thunder has signed guard Hamidou Diallo, it was announced today by Thunder Executive Vice President …

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Thunder sign rookie Hamidou Diallo

The Oklahoma City Thunder signed guard Hamidou Diallo today.<p>Diallo (6-5, 198) was acquired by the Thunder earlier this month. Originally selected on …

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Hamidou Diallo signs 3 year deal with OKC

Hamidou Diallo, 19, recently inked a three-year deal worth $4 million with the Oklahoma City Thunder according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. The …

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The Hamidou Diallo (Oklahoma City) and Khyri Thomas (Detroit) signings now have 17 players selected in the second round of the June Draft under contract. Each of the second round picks have at a minimum of three years on their contract except for Jevon Carter (Memphis). The point guard was restricted to only two years because Memphis had signed Kyle Anderson to the full midlevel exception. The top three players with the most guaranteed money are Rodions Kurucs ($4.8M), Jalen Brunson ($4.3M) and Gary Trent Jr. ($3.9M). In addition, the last three players selected in the second round, Thomas Welsh, George King and Kostas Antetokounmpo were signed to Two-Way Contracts.

The Hamidou Diallo (Oklahoma City) and Khyri Thomas (Detroit) signings now have 17 players selected in the second round of the June Draft under …

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OKC Thunder ink Hamidou Diallo to 3 year term

OKC Thunder reach 15 guaranteed roster spots with the signing of rookie Hamidou Diallo to a three year term<p>OKC Thunder GM Sam Presti continues to …

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Hamidou Diallo Agrees to to 3-Year, $4 Million Deal with Thunder

Getty Images<p>Hamidou Diallo Agrees to to 3-Year, $4 Million Contract with Thunder<p>0<p>According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Thunder will sign …

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Oklahoma City Thunder show their confidence in Hamidou Diallo

The Thunder’s deal with Hamidou Diallo isn’t without upside, but it’s definitely a risky proposition.<p>Earlier Wednesday, the Thunder signed Hamidou …

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Oklahoma City saves money by signing second round pick Hamidou Diallo and not signing a player to a veteran minimum contract. Diallo will come in at a cap hit of $838K and push the payroll in Oklahoma City to $149.6M and a current luxury tax bill of $93.2M. Signing a player with a cap hit of $1.5M would have cost Oklahoma City an additional $3.5M towards the luxury tax. The Thunder now have 16 players under contract, including Deonte Burton who was signed to a Two-Way contract.

Oklahoma City saves money by signing second round pick Hamidou Diallo and not signing a player to a veteran minimum contract. Diallo will come in at …

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Oklahoma City Thunder: 3 takeaways from the 2018 offseason

After a successful summer where the Oklahoma City Thunder were able to do everything they wanted to do, here are three takeaways from their 2018 …

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Kentucky Basketball: Analyzing the Wildcats’ rotation for 2018-19

Once again Kentucky Basketball has a loaded roster for the 2018-19 season. Here’s how the Wildcats projected rotation will look when it comes to …

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Bulls appear to emerge as potential trade destination for Carmelo

Jul 13,2018<p>The Bulls have emerged as a potential trade destination for Carmelo Anthony.<p>As NBA salary cap expert Albert Nahmad has pointed out on Twitter, the Bulls could be clearing cap space to acquire the contract of Anthony in a potential trade.<p>On Thursday, the Bulls rescinded its qualifying …

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Who has the best golf swing: Shai, Hami, or Jarred?

What do you do when you’re under 21 and want to party in Vegas? Go to the Top Golf, apparently. In town for the Summer League, <b>Jarred Vanderbilt,</b> …

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Trae Young was rocking a sick ‘Hoodie Melo’ sweatshirt in Las Vegas

Jul 12,2018<p>It appears as though even Trae Young, who was selected with the fifth pick in last month’s 2018 NBA Draft, admires the heroics of ‘Hoodie Melo.’<p>Hoodie Melo, of course, would be Carmelo Anthony’s famous alter ego whose only limitations on the basketball court are his own imagination.<p>At …

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John Calipari Draft Academy offering scholarships to kids of non-salary UK employees

Registration is now open for John Calipari’s Draft Academy basketball camp on UK’s campus in Lexington. Formerly known as the John Calipari Pro Camp, …

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UK announces 2018 Calipari Draft Academy

Registration is now open for John Calipari’s Draft Academy basketball camp on UK’s campus in Lexington. Formerly known as the John Calipari Pro Camp, …

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PJ Dozier – 2018 NBA Summer League

VIDEO: Hamidou Diallo – 2018 NBA Summer League<p>Hamidou Diallo talks about NBA Summer League, what he has been working on and what the team expects of …

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Hamidou Diallo follows big night with best Calipari advice: “Stay Ready”

@NBATVHamidou Diallo came out firing in last night’s summer matchup between the Thunder and the Nets, <b>scoring 19 points, pulling in eight rebounds and</b> …

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GAME RECAP: Thunder 90, Nets 76 [Video]

Hamidou Diallo goes for 19 points and 8 rebounds to help the Thunder get a win over the Nets 90-76 in Summer League action. Theo Pinson had 16 points …

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Hornets Acquire 2019 Second-Round Draft Pick From Thunder In Exchange For Draft Rights To Hamidou Diallo

<b>July 6, 2018</b> – Charlotte Hornets President of Basketball Operations & General Manager Mitch Kupchak announced today that the team has acquired a 2019 …

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