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Nets sign big man Hamady Ndiaye to training camp contract

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After signing Jerome Jordan last week, the Nets continue to bring in big men to compete for a final roster spot in training camp, this time Hamady Ndiaye, as Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports.

Ndiaye is a 27-year-old, 7-footer who was drafted in 2010 by the Minnesota Timberwolves after playing at Rutgers, where he was Big East Defensive Player of the Year . He spent two seasons with the Washington Wizards between 2010 and 2012, and played for the Kings last season. Ndiaye has come off the bench for nearly all of his career, playing around five minutes per game and not averaging more than one point per game.

John Schuhmann notes that the big man who played for Senegal in the FIBA World Cup gave the Gasol brothers trouble in the Round of 16, more in fact that Gorgiu Dieng.

In fact, Ndiaye had a series of highlights in the World Cup...

Senegal vs. Argentina
Best Block
Best Alley Oop
Best Dunk

Senegal vs. Philippines
Best Alley Oop

Senegal vs. Greece
Best Block
Best Dunk

Senegal vs. Croatia
Best Alley Oop

Senegal vs. Spain
Best Alley Oop

It's interesting that Woj says that the big man will compete for the third center spot for the Nets considering the team drafted Cory Jefferson with the last pick of the draft and the team just signed Jordan to a training camp deal. The Jordan and N'Diaye signings may signal that the team is concerned about its ability to rebound this season.