Georges Niang Biography

( 1993 - )
December 5, 2018
First published on:December 5, 2018
by Jorge

Facts of Georges Niang

Date of Birth: 1993, June 17
Age: 26 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 8 Inch
Birth Name Georges Miguel Niang
Birth Place Lawrence, Massachusetts
Famous Name Georges Miguel Niang
Horoscope Gemini
Father Sidy Niang
Mother Alison Niang
Net Worth six digit figure
Salary $1,647,172
Past Team Indiana Pacers, and Santa Cruz Warriors
School Location Tilton, New Hampshire
Points 25.1
Rebounds 7.2
University Team Iowa State Cyclones men's basketball team
Career Earnings $2,262,601
Weight 104 kg
Position in Team Forward
Current team Utah Jazz
Nationality American / Senegalese
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Basketball Player
Currently Working For Utah Jazz
University attended Iowa State University
School attended Tilton School
Squad No 31

Georges Miguel Niang is an American/Senegalese professional Basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, Georges Miguel Niang currently plays for the Utah Jazz as their Forward. Georges Miguel Niang has played for other teams like Indiana Pacers, and Santa Cruz Warriors.

 

As a Forward, Georges Miguel Niang reportedly earns around $1,647,172 as his yearly salary from Utah Jazz. Further, Georges Miguel Niang has an estimated net worth of over six digit figure.

Georges Niang Early Life

Georges Miguel Niang was born on June 17, 1993, in Lawrence, Massachusetts to parents Sidy Niang and Alison Niang. As per his nationality, he is American / Senegalese and belongs to Mixed ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Gemini.

Georges Miguel Niang attended Tilton School in Tilton, New Hampshire where he played for his high school basketball team.

CAPTION: Georges Niang playing for Iowa State SOURCE: YouTube

Georges Miguel Niang, in his high school career, held an average of 25.1 points and 7.2 rebounds as a senior. After completing high school, Georges Miguel Niang enrolled at Iowa State University and played for the Iowa State Cyclones men's basketball team.

Georges Niang Net Worth And Salary

As of 2018, Georges Miguel Niang has an estimated net worth of over six digit figure. He reportedly signed a 3-year contract with Utah Jazz in 2018. Further, the NBA player has an average salary of $1,647,172 annually, including $1,512,601 guaranteed.

In 2018-19, Niang will earn a basic salary of $ 1,512,601, with a cap hit of $1,512,601 and a dead cap value of  $1,512,601. In addition, he is 14th best-paid player of Utah Jazz while Rudy Gobert, Derrick Favors, Ricky Rubio are among the highest paid players.

Georges Miguel Niang so far has made earnings of $2,262,601 from his entire NBA career. Further, he will reportedly earn $1,645,357 in 2019-2020 season.

Some of his past contract and salaries are:

YEAR TEAM SALARY
2017/2018 Utah Jazz $77,250
2017/2018 Indiana Pacers $100,000
2016/2017 Indiana Pacers $650,000

Georges Niang Professional Career

Niang was selected by the Indiana Pacers on 23 June 2016 with the 50th overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft. He joined the NBA Summer League team in 2016, where his early play was praised by Larry Bird.

He signed with the Pacers on 11 July 2016. He had multiple assignments with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League during his rookie season.

Niang signed a contract with the Golden State warrior on 16 August 2017. On 14 October 2017, he was formally waived by the warriors.

On 14 January 2018, Niang signed a two-way contract with Utah Jazz to take over a position previously held by former college teammate Naz Mitrou-Long.

Some of his career highlights and awards are:

YEAR AWARD
2018 First-team All NBA G League
2016 Consensus second-team All-American 
2015 Third-team All-American – AP, NABC
2016 Karl Malone Award 
(2015,2016) 2× First-team All-Big 12
2014 Third-team All-Big 12
2015 Big 12 Tournament MVP 
2013 Big 12 All-Rookie team

Georges Niang Personal Life

The Famous NBA star is 6 feet 8 inch in height and weighs around 104 kg. Other than being a famous NBA Forward, Georges Miguel Niang is pretty famous in social media.

Furthermore, Niang seems to concentrate on building his career and the details about his current affairs/relationship is not into the media yet. 


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