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Excited Ndiaye Bound for Washington

Hamady Ndiaye

After getting drafted by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the second round (56th overall), center Hamady Ndiaye had his rights sent to the Washington Wizards. As he told after the draft, it capped an emotional day that included tears being shed on another continent, a dream being closer to realized and the culmination of a lot of hard work.

The day included grocery shopping, hangin' out with friends and lots of anxiety, but ended with tears of joy with two of the best phone calls Hamady Ndiaye's life. The first came from the Washington Wizards telling Ndiaye, the former Rutgers center, he was going to be selected in a few minutes with the 56th pick of Thursday's NBA draft. The other profoundly meaningful call was placed by Ndiaye to... Recommended Stories

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