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  1. Sagaba Konate (50) F - West Virginia (2017-18) Named to the All-Big 12 Conference Third Team and Big 12 All-Defensive Team Lefty Driesell Defensive All-America.
  2. Now, with WVU bound for the College Basketball Invitational, Mountaineers coach Bob Huggins said Monday he does not expect Konate to participate in the tournament - which opens for West Virginia.

Fortunately for West Virginia, and for college basketball fans, Konate will remain a Mountaineer. Few players are more fun to watch in the sport, and I can't recall many who've ever had the. West Virginia women’s basketball incorporating new players in unconventional preseason. 9, 2020 at 1:02 AM EDT. Mountaineers added six new players this offseason.

Sagaba Konate
PAOK Thessaloniki
PositionPower forward
LeagueGreek Basket League
Personal information
BornMarch 19, 1997 (age 23)
Bamako, Mali
NationalityMalian
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High schoolKennedy Catholic
(Hermitage, Pennsylvania)
CollegeWest Virginia (2016–2019)
NBA draft2019 / Undrafted
Playing career2019–present
Career history
2019–2020Raptors 905
2020Zaragoza
2020–presentPAOK Thessaloniki
Career highlights and awards
  • Third-team All-Big 12 (2018)
  • Big 12 All-Defensive Team (2018)
Men's basketball
Representing Mali
FIBA Africa Under-18 Championship
2014 Madagascar

Sagaba Konate (born March 19, 1997) is a Malian professional basketball player for PAOK of the Greek Basket League. He played college basketball for the West Virginia Mountaineers. A native of Bamako, he moved to the United States to play at Kennedy Catholic High School starting in his junior season. As a sophomore at West Virginia, he was named third-team All-Big 12 and made the conference All-Defensive Team.[1]

High school career[edit]

Konate, who grew up playing soccer, only started playing basketball in 2014. He credits his improvement to time spent in the weight room.[2] Jeff Kollar and his wife became Konate's legal guardians as he attended Kennedy Catholic High School.[3] At the high school level, Konate earned Player of the Year and All-State honors in Pennsylvania and was a three-star recruit entering college.[4]

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College career[edit]

As a college player, Konate established himself as an expert shot-blocker, averaging 3.2 blocks per game in his sophomore year,[5] which was 3rd in the nation for Division I.[6] In addition, he averaged 10.8 points and 7.6 rebounds per contest. Konate flirted with the 2018 NBA draft, but ultimately withdrew his name and returned to West Virginia.[7] During his junior year, Konate broke the WVU all-time record for blocked shots with 191. He spent most of the season sidelined due to a knee injury. After the 2018-2019 season, Konate declared for the 2019 NBA draft foregoing his senior year.[8]

Professional career[edit]

After going undrafted, Konate signed with the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association on July 23, 2019.[9] He was waived and then added to the roster of their NBA G League affiliate, the Raptors 905.[10] Konate fractured his metatarsal in the preseason but returned in January 2020.[11] He averaged 4.7 points and 2.2 rebounds per game.

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On August 20, 2020, Konate signed with Casademont Zaragoza of the Liga ACB.[12] On November 29, 2020 Konate announced he had signed with PAOK Thessaloniki.

National team career[edit]

Konate has represented the under-20 Mali national basketball team, winning a bronze medal at the 2014 FIBA Africa Under-18 Championship.[13]

Career statistics[edit]

Legend
GPGames played GS Games started MPG Minutes per game
FG% Field goal percentage 3P% 3-point field goal percentage FT% Free throw percentage
RPG Rebounds per game APG Assists per game SPG Steals per game
BPG Blocks per game PPG Points per gameBoldCareer high

College[edit]

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YearTeamGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%RPGAPGSPGBPGPPG
2016–17West Virginia37210.9.564.6362.8.3.41.44.1
2017–18West Virginia363625.4.510.7907.6.7.43.210.8
2018–19West Virginia8724.1.435.391.8138.01.4.82.813.6
Career814518.7.509.391.7565.5.6.42.48.0

References[edit]

  1. ^Hertzel, Bob (March 5, 2018). 'Carter named Big 12's top defender, joins Konate on all-defensive team'. WV News. Retrieved March 23, 2018.
  2. ^Feldman, Bruce (March 19, 2018). 'The Art of Shot Blocking: How WVU's Sagaba Konate Became a Master of Rejection'. Sports Illustrated. Retrieved March 23, 2018.
  3. ^White, Mike (22 December 2017). 'Kennedy Catholic basketball team is talented — and controversial'. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  4. ^Pellegrini, Vince (October 1, 2015). 'Kennedy Catholic's Konate picks West Virginia'. WKBN-TV. Retrieved March 23, 2018.
  5. ^'Sagaba Konate'. Sports Reference. Retrieved May 23, 2018.
  6. ^'NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Player Blocks Statistics - 2017-18'. ESPN. Retrieved May 23, 2018.
  7. ^Norlander, Matt (May 24, 2018). 'Mesmerizing shot-blocker Sagaba Konate withdraws from the NBA Draft to return to West Virginia'. CBS Sports. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  8. ^Farrell, Nick (April 22, 2019). 'What the new NBA Draft rules mean for Sagaba Konate, WVU'. West Virginia Illustrated. Retrieved November 18, 2019.
  9. ^'Raptors Sign Robinson, Brissett and Konate'. NBA.com press release. July 23, 2019. Retrieved July 23, 2019.
  10. ^Howe, Joshua (November 5, 2019). 'Canadians Ennis, Brissett highlight Raptors 905 opening day roster'. Sportsnet.ca. Retrieved November 18, 2019.
  11. ^O'Brien, Kelsea (January 2, 2020). 'Healthy 905 No Match For Agua Caliente Clippers'. Raptors Republic. Retrieved January 13, 2020.
  12. ^'Casademont Zaragoza inks Sagaba Konate'. Sportando. August 20, 2020. Retrieved August 20, 2020.
  13. ^Hertzel, Bob (November 15, 2016). 'Mali ball: Konate making big impact'. WV News. Retrieved March 23, 2018.

External links[edit]

Retrieved from 'https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Sagaba_Konate&oldid=991482021'
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Sagaba Konate
PAOK Thessaloniki
PositionPower forward
LeagueGreek Basket League
Personal information
BornMarch 19, 1997 (age 23)
Bamako, Mali
NationalityMalian
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High schoolKennedy Catholic
(Hermitage, Pennsylvania)
CollegeWest Virginia (2016–2019)
NBA draft2019 / Undrafted
Playing career2019–present
Career history
2019–2020Raptors 905
2020Zaragoza
2020–presentPAOK Thessaloniki
Career highlights and awards
  • Third-team All-Big 12 (2018)
  • Big 12 All-Defensive Team (2018)
Men's basketball
Representing Mali
FIBA Africa Under-18 Championship
2014 Madagascar

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Sagaba Konate (born March 19, 1997) is a Malian professional basketball player for PAOK of the Greek Basket League. He played college basketball for the West Virginia Mountaineers. A native of Bamako, he moved to the United States to play at Kennedy Catholic High School starting in his junior season. As a sophomore at West Virginia, he was named third-team All-Big 12 and made the conference All-Defensive Team.[1]

High school career[edit]

Konate, who grew up playing soccer, only started playing basketball in 2014. He credits his improvement to time spent in the weight room.[2] Jeff Kollar and his wife became Konate's legal guardians as he attended Kennedy Catholic High School.[3] At the high school level, Konate earned Player of the Year and All-State honors in Pennsylvania and was a three-star recruit entering college.[4]

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College career[edit]

As a college player, Konate established himself as an expert shot-blocker, averaging 3.2 blocks per game in his sophomore year,[5] which was 3rd in the nation for Division I.[6] In addition, he averaged 10.8 points and 7.6 rebounds per contest. Konate flirted with the 2018 NBA draft, but ultimately withdrew his name and returned to West Virginia.[7] During his junior year, Konate broke the WVU all-time record for blocked shots with 191. He spent most of the season sidelined due to a knee injury. After the 2018-2019 season, Konate declared for the 2019 NBA draft foregoing his senior year.[8]

Professional career[edit]

After going undrafted, Konate signed with the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association on July 23, 2019.[9] He was waived and then added to the roster of their NBA G League affiliate, the Raptors 905.[10] Konate fractured his metatarsal in the preseason but returned in January 2020.[11] He averaged 4.7 points and 2.2 rebounds per game.

On August 20, 2020, Konate signed with Casademont Zaragoza of the Liga ACB.[12] On November 29, 2020 Konate announced he had signed with PAOK Thessaloniki.

National team career[edit]

Konate has represented the under-20 Mali national basketball team, winning a bronze medal at the 2014 FIBA Africa Under-18 Championship.[13]

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Career statistics[edit]

Legend
GPGames played GS Games started MPG Minutes per game
FG% Field goal percentage 3P% 3-point field goal percentage FT% Free throw percentage
RPG Rebounds per game APG Assists per game SPG Steals per game
BPG Blocks per game PPG Points per gameBoldCareer high

College[edit]

YearTeamGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%RPGAPGSPGBPGPPG
2016–17West Virginia37210.9.564.6362.8.3.41.44.1
2017–18West Virginia363625.4.510.7907.6.7.43.210.8
2018–19West Virginia8724.1.435.391.8138.01.4.82.813.6
Career814518.7.509.391.7565.5.6.42.48.0

References[edit]

  1. ^Hertzel, Bob (March 5, 2018). 'Carter named Big 12's top defender, joins Konate on all-defensive team'. WV News. Retrieved March 23, 2018.
  2. ^Feldman, Bruce (March 19, 2018). 'The Art of Shot Blocking: How WVU's Sagaba Konate Became a Master of Rejection'. Sports Illustrated. Retrieved March 23, 2018.
  3. ^White, Mike (22 December 2017). 'Kennedy Catholic basketball team is talented — and controversial'. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  4. ^Pellegrini, Vince (October 1, 2015). 'Kennedy Catholic's Konate picks West Virginia'. WKBN-TV. Retrieved March 23, 2018.
  5. ^'Sagaba Konate'. Sports Reference. Retrieved May 23, 2018.
  6. ^'NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Player Blocks Statistics - 2017-18'. ESPN. Retrieved May 23, 2018.
  7. ^Norlander, Matt (May 24, 2018). 'Mesmerizing shot-blocker Sagaba Konate withdraws from the NBA Draft to return to West Virginia'. CBS Sports. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  8. ^Farrell, Nick (April 22, 2019). 'What the new NBA Draft rules mean for Sagaba Konate, WVU'. West Virginia Illustrated. Retrieved November 18, 2019.
  9. ^'Raptors Sign Robinson, Brissett and Konate'. NBA.com press release. July 23, 2019. Retrieved July 23, 2019.
  10. ^Howe, Joshua (November 5, 2019). 'Canadians Ennis, Brissett highlight Raptors 905 opening day roster'. Sportsnet.ca. Retrieved November 18, 2019.
  11. ^O'Brien, Kelsea (January 2, 2020). 'Healthy 905 No Match For Agua Caliente Clippers'. Raptors Republic. Retrieved January 13, 2020.
  12. ^'Casademont Zaragoza inks Sagaba Konate'. Sportando. August 20, 2020. Retrieved August 20, 2020.
  13. ^Hertzel, Bob (November 15, 2016). 'Mali ball: Konate making big impact'. WV News. Retrieved March 23, 2018.

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