Gorgui Dieng is a professional basketball player who plays Center for the Minnesota Timberwolves as number 5. Dieng’s height is 6 ft 11 in. Dieng was born on January 18, 1990, in Kébémer Department, Senegal. Dieng’s weight is 251 pounds. This article takes a deep dive into Gorgui Dieng’s net worth.Image Credit: TonyTheTiger
In high school, Gorgui Dieng played basketball for Huntington Prep School; (Huntington, West Virginia). Dieng played basketball in college with Louisville Cardinals men’s basketball (2010-2013) and started playing professionally in 2013. In the 2013 National Basketball Association draft, Dieng was chosen number 21 in round 1 by the Utah Jazz.
Dieng played for the Minnesota Timberwolves during 2013-present. Some of the highlights of Gorgui Dieng’s career include: NBA All-Rookie Second Team, List of NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball champions, and Big East Conference Defensive Player of the Year.
Dieng won a bronze medal in the AfroBasket 2017.
Basketball yearly earnings can range between a couple thousand dollars and millions of dollars annually, depending on a number of factors. Although typical NBA players earn a salary of nearly $2 million, some with D-league crossover deals earn as little as $50,000. The salary cap for NBA players is approximately $100 million, although as of today nobody earns anywhere near that amount. The top players in the league earn approximately $35 million. Outside of the National Basketball Association, salaries can be as low as $20,000 per year for minor league teams.
Gorgui Dieng’s salary in 2018 was $14 million. Dieng’s contract stipulates salaries of $15 million in 2019, $16 million in 2020, and $17 million in 2021.
So what is basketball player Gorgui Dieng’s net worth in 2018? Our estimate for Gorgui Dieng’s net worth as of 2018 is:
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