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February 1, 2019

Hamidou Diallo to Compete in the Slam Dunk Contest

Nick Roush 5:30pm February 1, 2019 2/1/19

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One of the best dunkers to ever wear a Kentucky uniform will get a chance to shine on the biggest stage. One man’s misfortunate is another’s gain.  Filling in for the injured Derrick Jones Jr., Hamidou Diallo will represent the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2019 Slam Dunk Contest, according to Yahoo’s Chris Haynes. The…

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November 14, 2018

Hamidou Diallo with the steal and OH NO HE MISSED IT

Drew Franklin 11:22pm November 14, 2018 11/14/18

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Hamidou Diallo stripped his old pal Kevin Knox and took the ball the other way for a wide open slam in the Thunder’s home game against the Knicks. However, the wide open slam did not go as planned as Diallo whiffed on the windmill finish. FAIL. HAMIDOU DIALLO. ??? pic.twitter.com/Tg8Vbyyq8q — House of Highlights (@HoHighlights)…

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August 20, 2018

Hamidou Diallo shows off his ridiculous hops

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:38am August 20, 2018 8/20/18

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If there’s one thing we learned about Hamidou Diallo during his time at Kentucky, it’s that he’s an athletic freak. This morning, there’s a video making the rounds of Hami showing off his famous hops during a recent workout, practically going eye level with the rim: OKC Thunder Rookie, Hami Diallo showing off his World…

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July 6, 2018

Rajon Rondo, Isaiah Briscoe, Hamidou Diallo’s deals now official

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:00pm July 6, 2018 7/6/18 Comments Disabled

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All of those NBA deals we’ve been hearing about for the past week became official today. Rajon Rondo signed his contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, proof that sometimes, the former Cat actually smiles. "Excited putting on this purple and gold" –@RajonRondo pic.twitter.com/P69Ws4nOyf — Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) July 6, 2018 “We are thrilled to…

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June 21, 2018

UPDATE: Hamidou Diallo drafted 45th by Brooklyn, traded to Charlotte, traded again to OKC

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:59pm June 21, 2018 6/21/18

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For a minute, it looked like Hamidou Diallo was going home. Diallo was drafted 45th by the Brooklyn Nets, but was quickly traded to the Charlotte Hornets, where he will join former teammate Malik Monk. Diallo arrived at Kentucky halfway through the 2016-17 season but redshirted. That summer, he tested the waters of the NBA Draft…

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June 12, 2018

WATCH: Hamidou Diallo impresses in pre-draft workout

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm June 12, 2018 6/12/18

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Hamidou Diallo is projected as a second round pick in next week’s draft, but after watching him work out and interviewing him for ESPN, Jonathan Givony thinks teams are sleeping on the former Cat. Givony posted this footage of Diallo earlier today, noting how impressive he was on and off the court: Hamidou Diallo (@hamidoudiallo)…

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May 21, 2018

Hamidou Diallo will work out for the Wizards tomorrow

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:30pm May 21, 2018 5/21/18 Comments Disabled

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This week, Kentucky’s draft prospects are criss-crossing the country to participate in pre-draft workouts. Today, Wenyen Gabriel worked out for the Sacramento Kings and tomorrow, Hamidou Diallo will work out for the Washington Wizards, who have the 15th and 44th picks in next month’s draft. Diallo is one of six players in the group workout,…

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