Free agent since the end of the season, the Senegalese pivot has found a new team. Tacko Fall will not evolve in the NBA but in the Chinese first division.
After three years in the NBA, the giant Tacko Fall changes championship. He has signed a one-year contract with Chinese club Xinjiang according to The Athletic journalist Shams Charania. The Flying Tigers play in the first division in China.
Not retained in the 2019 draft, he benefited from a « second chance » with the Celtics to the delight of NBA supporters who have a real attraction for him. Tacko Fall spent his first two pro seasons in Boston on two-way deals, playing a total of 26 NBA games.
Tacko Fall, who is eagerly awaited in the Senegal National Team, extends the list of Senegalese players who have joined the Asian championship recently, including Maurice Ndour, Youssoupha Ndoye and Cheikh Mbodj.
Three-year NBA veteran Tacko Fall is signing a one-year deal in the Chinese Basketball Association with Xinjiang, per sources. The 7-foot-6 center played for Boston and Cleveland and now departs to play abroad.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) August 25, 2022