Deal with Diallo

Panathinaikos OPAP has signed Alpha Diallo (24, 2.01 meters) for the next three years.

Alpha Diallo (born in June 29, 1997) is an American basketball player who last played for Lavrio of the Greek Basket League.

Diallo was born and grew up in New York City but moved to Denver, Colorado with his mother. He signed with Providence after Junior Lomomba's transfer opened up a scholarship.

Diallo averaged 13.2 points, 6.6 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per game as a sophomore and often defended the opposing team's best player. As a junior, he was named to the Second Team All-Big East. He averaged 16 points, 8.1 rebounds, 3.1 assists, and 1.6 steals per game, leading the team in all four categories. Coming into his senior season, he was named to the Preseason First Team All-Big East. As a senior, Diallo averaged 14.1 points and 7.8 rebounds per game and was a repeat selection to the Second Team All-Big East.

On September 9, 2020, Diallo signed his first professional contract with Lavrio of the Greek Basket League. He averaged 12.9 points, 5.4 rebounds, 2 assists and 1.5 steals.

In the summer of 2019, Diallo was a part of the United States National team who competed at the Pan American Games in Peru. The team won bronze, defeating Dominican Republic 92–83 with 23 points and five rebounds from Diallo.  Diallo led the team in scoring (15.0), rebounding (5.6) and steals (1.6) per game.