BREAKING: Bucks Sign Mamadi Diakite to Multi-Year Deal


Mamadi Diakite won a National Championship with Virginia in 2019.  However, when the 2020 NBA Draft came around, he was largely forgotten.  He was not drafted by any team, but the Bucks took a shot on him as an undrafted free agent.

Bucks rookie Mamadi Diakite quickly wins over teammates, fans

After spending the G League season with the Lakeland Magic, Diakite joined the Milwaukee Bucks’ team.  He had a very successful run in the G League, making First Team All Defense.  Diakite has made the most of his time with the Bucks, having put together a 20-point game when the Bucks’ starters were all out.

He is averaging just over two points and two rebounds per game overall.  The signing of Diakite’s to a long-term deal fills out the Bucks’ roster.  The Bucks also signed Justin Jackson to a two-way contract to fill that role on the roster.

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