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From "Bust" to "Duncan Stopper"

When DeSagana Diop was toiling in a Cleveland Cavaliers uniform he was seen as a "bust", a lottery pick who had let his admitted love of "wings, fried food and beef" get in the way of his career. But after a hard summer working out in Cherry Hill (!), he turned his body and his career around, culminating in a memorable overtime duel against Tim Duncan two years ago. Now, he is both the sleeper and keeper in the Mavs trade, one the Nets could have trouble finding minutes for.