UVA hoops alum Mamadi Diakite agrees to camp deal with Cleveland Cavaliers
UVA basketball alum Mamadi Diakite has signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers and will get a shot to make the team in training camp.
The 2020 alum has played in 27 regular-season NBA games with Milwaukee and Oklahoma City, averaging 3.7 points and 3.4 rebounds per game.
Diakite signed three 10-day contracts with OKC last season and got a decent look with the Thunder, getting three starts and averaging 14.5 minutes per game.
His statline in OKC: 4.3 points per game, 4.5 rebounds per game, on 53.2 percent shooting from the field.
Before getting the call-up to Milwaukee in his rookie season in 2021, Diakite averaged 18.5 points and 10.4 rebounds per game in the G League for the Lakeland Magic, earning All-NBAGL first-team and All-Defensive Team honors.