Boris Diaw (France)

Boris Diaw

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

9.0Points per game
2.7Rebounds per game
1.2Assists per game





  • » Ranks #2 in 3 Pts Field Goal Percentage (50.0%)
  • » Ranks #18 in 3 Pts Field Goals Made (1.0)
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 Spain (L 68-50)241/333.31/1100.00/20.00/00.0011011012
vs Russia (L 70-77)232/540.02/450.00/10.01/425.0022220025
vs Croatia (W 68-89)335/862.54/757.11/1100.03/3100.02242220014
vs Czech Republic (W 66-62)284/757.11/425.03/3100.00/00.00221230111
vs Slovenia (L 64-58)185/683.35/5100.00/10.01/1100.02242220111
vs Turkey (L 51-61)273/1030.01/616.72/450.03/560.02130130311
CategorySeason highCareer high
Points1430.07.2000 vs. Croatia26 - EuroBasket 2005
18.09.2004 vs Slovenia
Total Rebounds43 times12 - 3 times
Assists23 times7 - 3 times
Steals33 times6 - European Championship for Junior Men 2000
28.08.1999 vs Georgia
Blocked Shots 5 - European Championship for Young Men 2002
11.07.2001 vs Switzerland
Minutes3330.07.2000 vs. Croatia42 - European Championship for Junior Men 2000
14.04.2000 vs Slovenia
Field Goals Made52 times11 - EuroBasket 2005
18.09.2004 vs Slovenia
Field Goals Attempted1005.08.2000 vs. Turkey17 - EuroBasket 2005
18.09.2005 vs Slovenia
2 Pts Field Goals Made502.08.2000 vs. Slovenia10 - EuroBasket 2005
18.09.2004 vs Slovenia
2 Pts Field Goals Attempted730.07.2000 vs. Croatia14 - EuroBasket 2007
12.09.2007 vs Turkey
3 Pts Field Goals Made301.08.2000 vs. Czech Republic4 - 2 times
3 Pts Field Goals Attempted405.08.2000 vs. Turkey8 - EuroBasket 2009
13.09.2009 vs Croatia
Free Throws Made404.08.2000 vs. Israel6 - 2 times
Free Throws Attempted505.08.2000 vs. Turkey11 - EuroBasket 2005
18.09.2005 vs Slovenia
Offensive Rebounds23 times5 - 4 times
Defensive Rebounds406.08.2000 vs. Greece12 - 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