Boris Diaw (France)

Boris Diaw

Nationality: FRA
Born : 16.04.1982
Place of birth: Cormeilles (FRA)
Height: 2.05m
Position: PF

8.7Points per game
5.0Rebounds per game
1.0Assists per game




Boris Diaw - EuroBasket 2013 Profile

Team 2012-13: San Antonio Spurs (USA-NBA)
Career: INSEP (France-NM1, 1998-00); Pau Orthez (France-Pro A, 2000-03); Atlanta Hawks (USA-NBA, 2003-05); Phoenix Suns (USA-NBA, 2005-08); Charlotte Bobcats (USA-NBA, 2008-11); Bordeaux (France-Pro B, 2011); Charlotte Bobcats (USA-NBA, 2011-12); San Antonio Spurs (USA-NBA, 2012-13)

Diaw was granted his international debut in 2002 against Poland, making over 150 appearances for the French side. Slovenia will be his sixth EuroBasket while he has also featured in two World Championships and an Olympic Games. He was a member of the France team which won the U18 European Championship 2000 and which took silver at EuroBasket 2011. He began his professional career with Pau-Orthez, winning the French League in 2001 and 2003 and the French Cup (2002, 2003). The Atlanta Hawks chose him with the 21st pick of the 2003 NBA Draft, while he has also played for Phoenix and Charlotte before linking up with close friend Tony Parker at the San Antonio Spurs in 2012 with both featuring in the 2013 NBA Finals. His mother Elisabeth Riffiod was a celebrated France international center (247 appearances) while his father Issa Diaw represented Senegal in track and field. His two brothers, Paco and Martin, both played collegiate basketball in the USA. He has a foundation, Babac'Ards, which helps Senegalese youth. His full name is Boris Babacar Diaw-Riffiod. He is on Twitter at @theborisdiaw.


vs Russia (W 76-69)276/875.06/875.00/00.02/450.03361401514
vs Lithuania (L 70-74)241/425.01/250.00/20.02/450.0156222214
vs Italy (L 67-69)251/520.01/520.00/00.06/6100.0213012038
CategorySeason highCareer high
Points1922.01.2003 vs. Poland26 - EuroBasket 2005
18.09.2004 vs Slovenia
Total Rebounds1006.09.2003 vs. Italy12 - 3 times
Assists42 times7 - 3 times
Steals24 times6 - European Championship for Junior Men 2000
28.08.1999 vs Georgia
Blocked Shots22 times5 - European Championship for Young Men 2002
11.07.2001 vs Switzerland
Minutes3227.11.2002 vs. Estonia42 - European Championship for Junior Men 2000
14.04.2000 vs Slovenia
Field Goals Made822.01.2003 vs. Poland11 - EuroBasket 2005
18.09.2004 vs Slovenia
Field Goals Attempted112 times17 - EuroBasket 2005
18.09.2005 vs Slovenia
2 Pts Field Goals Made722.01.2003 vs. Poland10 - EuroBasket 2005
18.09.2004 vs Slovenia
2 Pts Field Goals Attempted1022.01.2003 vs. Poland14 - EuroBasket 2007
12.09.2007 vs Turkey
3 Pts Field Goals Made14 times4 - 2 times
3 Pts Field Goals Attempted23 times8 - EuroBasket 2009
13.09.2009 vs Croatia
Free Throws Made614.09.2003 vs. Italy6 - 2 times
Free Throws Attempted614.09.2003 vs. Italy11 - EuroBasket 2005
18.09.2005 vs Slovenia
Offensive Rebounds527.11.2002 vs. Estonia5 - 4 times
Defensive Rebounds706.09.2003 vs. Italy12 - European Championship for Young Men 2002
04.08.2002 vs Russia



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Captain Boris Rallies French Troops 21.09.2013
Up Close And Personal: Boris Diaw17.09.2013