The Campaign For DA

8.18.2005

Hey, That's Close To What I Did In The NBA Last Year

The Mavericks are close to signing 7-foot DeSagana Diop, 23, who was the eighth overall pick in the 2001 draft and played four seasons in Cleveland. Diop's best season came in 2003-04, when he averaged 2.3 points, 3.6 rebounds and .91 blocks a game.