Niang played in 72 games during his fourth season with the Jazz. The 28-year-old averaged 6.9 points, 2.4 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 16.0 minutes per game. He started 10 games and averaged 12.7 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 24.9 minutes during those contests.The Iowa State product shot 43.7 percent from the field, 42.5 percent from three and 95.7 percent from the free-throw line. The 2016 second-round pick played 20-plus minutes 18 times, including a season-high 34 during a start against the Thunder on April 13. During the 106-96 win, Niang registered a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds while adding three assists. The ex-Cyclone scored 10-plus points in 22 games and 20-plus points twice, including a season-high 24 during a start against the Rockets on May 8. During the 124-116 win, Niang went 9-for-12 from the field and 6-for-8 from three while adding two rebounds, two assists and two steals in 24 minutes. The 6-foot-7 forward grabbed five-plus rebounds 11 times, including a season-high 10 against the Thunder on April 13. He also distributed multiple assists 16 times, including a season-high five against the Heat on Feb. 13. Defensively, the fifth-year wing registered at least one steal in 21 games and at least one block in eight games. Per 36 minutes, Niang averaged 15.6 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.8 assists.2019
Niang saw the biggest role of his career in 2019-20. He saw action in a career-high 66 games and played a career-high 14.0 minutes per game. That resulted in Niang posting high marks essentially across the board, averaging 5.9 points, 1.9 rebounds, 1.4 threes and 0.7 assists. He also shot 43.8 percent from the field, 40.0 percent from three and 83.3 percent from beyond the arc. During a win over the Pelicans on Nov. 23, Niang blocked a season-high two shots. On Jan. 4 in a win over the Magic, Niang scored a season-high 15 points. He would go on to reach that mark two more times throughout the season -- both in January victories. On Jan. 22 during a victory over the Warriors, the forward dished a season-high three assists, reaching that mark again five days later in a game against the Rockets. During the NBA bubble against the Lakers on Aug. 3, Niang swiped a season-high three steals. Four days later, he grabbed a season-high eight rebounds in a game against the Spurs, also contributing seven points, two assists and two steals. Appearing in all seven playoff games against the Nuggets, Niang averaged 8.3 points, 2.1 rebounds and 0.6 assists while shooting 50.0 percent from the field, 41.4 percent from three and 100 percent from the charity stripe. His best playoff performance was during a 37-point Game 3 win, where Niang recorded 16 points (6-9 FG, 4-6 3Pt) and two rebounds.2018
The 2018-19 season was Georges Niang's third year in the Association. The 6-foot-9 forward appeared in 59 games for the Jazz. It was a significant boost for Niang after playing in only 32 NBA contests during his first two seasons. In 2018-19, Niang also appeared in three games for the G League Salt Lake City Stars. Niang played in Utah's first 14 games, averaging eight minutes of run per tilt. On Oct. 28, he scored a career-high 13 points during a win over Dallas. During December, Niang would see a boost in playing time via three games with the SLC Stars. In the G League, he'd deliver 21.0 points and 5.0 rebounds over 31 minutes per contest. In January, Niang provided steady bench support for the Jazz, appearing in 16 straight games from Jan. 7 to Feb. 9. After a brief string of DNP's, Niang would then appear in 17 of Utah's last 18 games. That run would include a new career high of 16 points during an Apr. 7 loss to the Lakers. He'd end the regular season with yet another career high of 24 points in a loss to the Clippers. Niang played in all five of Utah's playoff games, generating 4.4 points and 2.8 boards over 11 minutes per game. Niang's Jazz were eliminated by Houston in the first of the playoffs.2017
Niang continued to learn the NBA game in his sophomore season with the Jazz organization. He appeared in nine games and scored four points in a March 13 matchup against the Pistons. Niang spent the bulk of the season in the G-League, where he played 41 games and averaged almost 20 points per contest. Niang was first allocated by the Utah organization to the Santa Cruz Warriors, Golden State's G-League affiliate. He scored early and often with the Warriors, averaging 18 points and almost 7 rebounds per game in 26 contests. He was then shipped over to the Salt Lake City Stars, Utah's new affiliate. In fifteen games with the Stars, Niang averaged 22 points and 6.8 rebounds.2016
Niang was selected by the Indiana Pacers in the 2nd round (50th pick) of the 2016 NBA Draft. He made his NBA debut against Brooklyn on Oct. 28, grabbing a rebound in just under two minutes of play. The next night against Chicago, he scored four points while grabbing two boards in 16 minutes. Against Brooklyn on Nov. 25, Niang scored a season-high five points and recorded his first career steal. Niang also spent time in the D-League. He appeared in six games for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, averaging 19.0 points and 7.2 rebounds while surrounded by NBA-caliber talent such as Rakeem Christmas and Marquis Teague. His best D-League game occurred Apr. 1, when Niang posted 32 points, 16 rebounds, five assists and a steal during a win over Canton. At the NBA level, Niang appeared in 23 games for the Pacers and averaged 4.0 minutes per contest. The Pacers made the postseason that year, but Niang did not get to make a playoff appearance.