Top Tacko Fall News
Tacko Fall: Returning to China
Fall said Monday that he agreed to a contract with the Nanjing Tongxi Monkey Kings of the Chinese Basketball Association, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.
The 7-foot-6 center is returning to China for a second season, though he'll be joining a new club this time around after spending the 2022-23 campaign with the Xinjiang Flying Tigers. Fall recently played with the Bucks in the Las Vegas Summer League but was unable to earn an NBA contact and will instead continue his career overseas.... See More ... See Less
Tacko Fall: Headed to China
Fall will sign a one-year contract with Xinjiang to play in the Chinese Basketball Association for 2022-23, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.
Fall will head abroad after spending three seasons between Boston and Cleveland since joining the NBA in 2019. The 7-foot-6 center spent most of 2021-22 with the G League's Cleveland Charge, with whom he averaged 14.8 points, 10.4 rebounds and 2.7 blocks in 26 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Tacko Fall: Logs double-double, five blocks
Fall logged 11 points (5-7 FG, 1-2 FT), 11 rebounds, five blocks and one assist across 32 minutes during Saturday's 118-106 loss to the Motor City Cruise.
Despite the Cleveland Charge's bad record this G League season, Fall averaged a double-double (14.8 points and 10.4 rebounds) and 2.7 blocks across 26 games as their primary center.... See More ... See Less
Tacko Fall: Double-doubles across 36 minutes
Fall logged 25 points (12-13 FG, 1-2 FT), 16 rebounds, three blocks, one assist and one steal across 36 minutes during Tuesday's 116-100 loss to the Westchester Knicks.
Charge players Brandon Goodwin and Cameron Young were unavailable Tuesday. Fall took advantage of their absences by logging his fifth consecutive double-double since March 20.... See More ... See Less
Tacko Fall: Another double-double
Fall logged 12 points (6-6 FG, 0-1 FT), 11 rebounds, four blocks and one assist across 24 minutes during Sunday's 110-107 win over the Fort Wayne Mad Ants.
By logging a double-double during each of the Charge's last four games, Fall has been able to average 17.8 points (on a 76.2 field goal percentage) and 13.3 rebounds across that span.... See More ... See Less
Tacko Fall: Double-doubles again
Fall logged 20 points (9-11 FG, 2-4 FT), 17 rebounds, three blocks and one assist across 23 minutes during Wednesday's 117-99 loss to the Windy City Bulls.
Fall has three double-doubles across the Charge's last four games. Following his recent statistical output, he is averaging 14.3 points and 10.0 rebounds across 22 G League matchups this year.... See More ... See Less
Tacko Fall: Records double-double
Fall logged 19 points (8-13 FG, 3-4 FT), 12 rebounds, three blocks and one assist across 29 minutes during Sunday's 118-108 loss to the College Park Skyhawks.
Fall has averaged 14.0 points and 9.8 rebounds across 21 G League games this year. Fortunately for him, there are sufficient future matchups he could utilize to average a double-double again.... See More ... See Less
Tacko Fall: Continues logging double-doubles
Fall logged 14 points (7-8 FG, 0-3 FT), 10 rebounds, two assists and two blocks across 24 minutes during Wednesday's 147-137 win over the Delaware Blue Coats.
Fall has averaged 13.9 points and 9.5 rebounds across 19 G League games this year. Despite no longer averaging a double-double, he remains an adequately reliable source for it.... See More ... See Less
Tacko Fall: Another double-double
Fall logged 10 points (5-11 FG, 0-2 FT), 17 rebounds and one block across 30 minutes during Friday's loss to the Capital City Go-Go.
Despite the Charge's problems logging wins, Fall has been one of their best contributors during matchups. He is averaging 13.5 points and 10.3 rebounds across 12 G League games this season.... See More ... See Less
Tacko Fall: Shows great two-way prowess
Fall logged 19 points (6-8 FG, 7-11 FT), 12 rebounds and six blocks across 33 minutes during Friday's 118-113 loss to the Long Island Nets.
Fall was one of the Charge's four players who scored at least 15 points. Despite not standing out scoring-wise, he logged more rebounds and blocks than any other Charge player did Friday.... See More ... See Less
Tacko Fall: Leads Charge to first win in weeks
Fall logged 24 points (10-12 FG, 4-5 FT), nine rebounds and two blocks across 27 minutes during Tuesday's 105-96 win over the Greensboro Swarm.
Fall was the Charge's primary scoring option during their first win since Jan. 11. He has averaged 10.5 points across his last six G League games, though he could receive increased scoring opportunities if the Charge believe their success relies on a key part of the offense running through the big man.... See More ... See Less
Tacko Fall: Almost logs double-double
Fall logged nine points (4-7 FG, 1-1 FT), 11 rebounds, one steal and one block across 25 minutes during a 98-86 loss Saturday against the Maine Celtics.
Fall logged his G League return Saturday. He was one point away from a double-double and could consistently record double digits across two statistical categories while being the Charge's starting center.... See More ... See Less
Tacko Fall: Back in G League
Fall signed with the G League's Canton Charge on Wednesday, Sam Amico of FortyEightMinutes.com reports.
Fall was waived by the Cavaliers on Sunday, but he'll return to the club's G League affiliate after going unclaimed on waivers. He made four appearances during the G League showcase this year and averaged 23.3 points and 13.3 rebounds in 28.4 minutes per game.... See More ... See Less
Tacko Fall: Dropped by Cleveland
The Cavaliers waived Fall on Sunday, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.
With the likes of Jarrett Allen, Evan Mobley and Ed Davis all representing more traditional centers and Kevin Love and Lauri Markkanen on hand as floor-stretching options at the five, the Cavaliers didn't have much of a need to keep the 7-foot-6 Fall around as a depth piece. He appeared in just 11 games for the NBA team this season, averaging 1.1 points and 2.1 rebounds in 5.4 minutes. With the losses of Collin Sexton (knee) and Ricky Rubio (knee) testing its depth in the backcourt, Cleveland will cut Fall loose and hand his two-way spot to a guard (Brandon Goodwin).... See More ... See Less
Cavaliers' Tacko Fall: Not starting Sunday
Fall isn't starting Sunday's game against the Raptors.
Fall joined the starting lineup for Wednesday's loss to the Cavaliers and totaled four points, 10 rebounds and two blocks in 19 minutes. Kevin Love will make his first start of the season Sunday.... See More ... See Less
Cavaliers' Tacko Fall: Grabs 10 rebounds
Fall amassed four points (2-5 FG), 10 rebounds and two blocks over 19 minutes during Wednesday's 111-101 loss to the Celtics.
Fall logged double-digit minutes for the first time this season, recording a plus-minus of minus-6 during his time on the floor. Fall had been working with trainer Drew Hanlen on his offensive game, but it hasn't translated onto the NBA court yet. The fan-favorite won't play again until Sunday -- when the Cavaliers might regain Evan Mobley or Jarrett Allen (COVID-19 protocols).... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 7-6, 311 lbs|
|Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal|