A fan favorite from March Madness 2019, Tacko Fall has already been rolling around in the NBA for a few years now. So, what has really become of the one who has disappeared from your screens? We give you an update on the situation of the boy, who is already turning 27 years old.
Time flies. yesterday still, Fall Tacko he fought hard with Zion Williamson during the match between UCF and Duke in March 2019. It was at that moment that an unexpected phenomenon was born: Tackomania, understand by this an irrational adoration for the 2m29 and 141 kilos Senegalese, which everyone loved. more than anything to do in the NBA. The Dakar native worked hard and, if he wasn’t drafted, he was drafted by the Boston Celtics.
For 2 years, Fall became a Boston attraction despite having limited playing time. Claimed by the public during each garbage time, active on social media, the giant lived his best life … before being briefly acquired by the Cavs, then dropped off the radar. Where is it today, in the middle of 2022? Rest assured, the news is good, even very good!
On fire, Tacko Fall is having a blast and a hit!
Following his release from the NBA on January 9, when he was waived, Tacko joined the Cleveland Charge, the Cavaliers’ G-League affiliate. In the “little sisters” league, Fall really found her place, so much so that she signed the best season of her career, by far: 14 points at 75% shooting, 10.5 rebounds and 2.7 blocks, all while just over 26 minutes on average on the ground. Come on, here are some images of the domination in question.
TACKO AUTUMN POSTER 😨
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) February 24, 2022
— Overtime (@hoursextras) March 24, 2022
It seems almost too simple for the Golgoth, who shows that he has his place at the top of the basket. Unfortunately, Tacko’s individual performances weren’t enough to save a dismal Charge team, last in the standings with 6 wins for 26 losses in 32 games. Needless to say, the G-League playoffs, won by Rio Grande, took place without Fall and his teammates…
After this successful campaign on a personal level, it remains to be seen what the future holds for the Senegalese. Will his Ohio adventure continue? Will he join another team? One thing is certain: in a corner of his head, and despite a profile very little adapted to the current game, the dream of a return to the NBA remains in our giant.
Don’t worry, don’t worry: Tacko Fall is having fun in the G-League, and his average stat line is already a big win for someone who no one saw as having a future as a pro in the States 4 years ago. . As for the NBA, on the other hand, it seems more difficult. But the native of Dakar has a great mind and a great will. Then perhaps…