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OKC Thunder recall Ousmane Dieng from G League’s OKC Blue

The Oklahoma City Thunder announced on Wednesday following their win over Miami Heat that they have recalled second-year forward Ousmane Dieng from the G League’s OKC Blue.

Dieng has had several G League assignments throughout his tenure with the Thunder. This most recent one was lengthy as he played for the Blue for seven consecutive games after being assigned on Dec. 27.

During that stretch, Dieng averaged 16.9 points on 39% shooting, seven rebounds and 3.1 assists. He shot 23.1% from 3 on 5.6 attempts.

After a four-game road trip, the Thunder return to OKC to play a quick two-game homestand. The Thunder are in the midst of their busiest month of the season.

In 18 games with OKC, Dieng is averaging 4.3 points on 45.8% shooting and 1.6 rebounds. The 20-year-old was drafted with the 11th pick in the 2022 NBA draft.

Story originally appeared on Thunder Wire