Boris Diaw (France)

Boris Diaw

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

9.8Points per game
5.0Rebounds per game
3.4Assists per game





  • » Ranks #10 in Assists (3.4)
  • » Ranks #4 in Steals (3.8)
  • » Ranks #9 in Blocked Shots (1.2)
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 Switzerland (W 118-52)193/3100.03/3100.00/00.01/250.0404505507
vs Czech Republic (W 107-66)153/560.03/560.00/00.02/366.7033203018
vs F.Y.R. of Macedonia (W 70-99)243/650.03/560.00/10.02/2100.0224314038
vs Turkey (W 79-66)408/988.98/8100.00/10.01/250.0011115141317
vs Hungary (W 62-106)244/757.13/475.01/333.30/00.0123243029
CategorySeason highCareer high
Points2128.07.2002 vs. Croatia26 - EuroBasket 2005
18.09.2004 vs Slovenia
Total Rebounds122 times12 - 3 times
Assists54 times7 - 3 times
Steals511.07.2001 vs. Switzerland6 - European Championship for Junior Men 2000
28.08.1999 vs Georgia
Blocked Shots511.07.2001 vs. Switzerland5 - European Championship for Young Men 2002
11.07.2001 vs Switzerland
Minutes402 times42 - European Championship for Junior Men 2000
14.04.2000 vs Slovenia
Field Goals Made82 times11 - EuroBasket 2005
18.09.2004 vs Slovenia
Field Goals Attempted142 times17 - EuroBasket 2005
18.09.2005 vs Slovenia
2 Pts Field Goals Made814.07.2001 vs. Turkey10 - EuroBasket 2005
18.09.2004 vs Slovenia
2 Pts Field Goals Attempted1102.08.2002 vs. Slovenia14 - EuroBasket 2007
12.09.2007 vs Turkey
3 Pts Field Goals Made428.07.2002 vs. Croatia4 - 2 times
3 Pts Field Goals Attempted628.07.2002 vs. Croatia8 - EuroBasket 2009
13.09.2009 vs Croatia
Free Throws Made25 times6 - 2 times
Free Throws Attempted902.08.2002 vs. Slovenia11 - EuroBasket 2005
18.09.2005 vs Slovenia
Offensive Rebounds42 times5 - 4 times
Defensive Rebounds1204.08.2002 vs. Russia12 - European Championship for Young Men 2002
04.08.2002 vs Russia



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