Report: Suns add forward Cheick Diallo on two-year deal
NBA.com Global on Jul 18, 2019 07:29 AM
SAN ANTONIO, TX - FEBRUARY 2: Cheick Diallo #13 of the New Orleans Pelicans dunks against the San Antonio Spurs on February 2, 2019 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. (Photos by Mark Sobhani/NBAE via Getty Images)
NBA.com staff report
The Phoenix Suns have reached a two-year deal with free agent forward Cheick Diallo, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Free agent F Cheick Diallo has agreed to a two-year deal with the Phoenix Suns, league source tells ESPN. In three seasons with Pelicans, Diallo averaged 5.5 points and 4.6 rebounds in 133 games.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 17, 2019
Diallo averaged 5.5 points and 4.6 rebounds over three seasons with the New Orleans Pelicans. Diallo had his best season in 2018-19, averaging 6.0 points and 5.2 rebounds in 14.0 minutes while shooting 62.0 percent from the field.
The Pelicans declined to give Diallo a qualifying offer, making the 6'9" forward an unrestricted free agent.