Georges Niang Named to All-NBA G League First Team

By Daniel Rueckert | April 16, 2018

 

Georges Niang Named to All-NBA G League First Team

The NBA G League announced today that Utah Jazz Two- Way player Georges Niang has been named to the All-NBA G League First Team for the 2017-18 season.

Niang, who joined the Salt Lake City Stars from Santa Cruz on Jan. 14, appeared in 41 games (all starts) this season and led the team with 19.7 points and 6.7 rebounds, while dishing out 4.3 assists in 33.9 minutes per game. He appeared in 15 games (all starts) for the Stars and averaged a team-high 22.0 points per game. Niang ranked ninth in scoring average for the G League, 10th in field-goal percentage and second in three-point field-goal percentage.

Niang was also named to the Midseason All-NBA G League West Team by NBA G League coaches, general managers and players who voted on the top performers from the first half of the season from their respective conferences.

The league’s 26 head coaches and general managers selected each team.