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Diogu Learning on the Job

Ike Diogu Was Selected 9th Overall by the Warriors

No matter how big of a college basketball star you are, and few came bigger last year than Ike Diogu, going to the NBA usually translates to starting from ground zero. A pre-season hand injury to the ex-Sun Devil great reiterated that fact even more. However, the Golden State Warriors' forward has been able to adjust relatively well, and he told Devils Digest in this exclusive interview how he has been able to handle the transformation to the pro level.

(Note: this interview was conducted prior to Diogu's career high 27-point performance against the Detroit Pistons on 12/23.) The 6-8 255 Ike Diogu was drafted by the Golden State Warriors with the ninth overall pick. His playing time, and ultimately production has greatly varied in his rookie year. Nonetheless, he's pleased with his progress thus far. "I'm felling pretty good," he said. "I'm...

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