Boris Diaw (France)

Boris Diaw

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

7.5Points per game
4.3Rebounds per game
3.8Assists per game

Current club:





  • » Ranks #10 in Minutes (29.5)
  • » Ranks #12 in 3 Pts Field Goal Percentage (44.0%)
  • » Ranks #11 in Assists (3.8)
  • » Ranks #3 in Turnovers (2.6)
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 Germany (W 70-65)343/650.02/450.01/250.00/00.0134231027
vs Latvia (W 51-60)372/922.20/20.02/728.60/00.0044520026
vs Russia (W 64-69)399/1369.29/1275.00/10.01/1100.02577200119
vs F.Y.R. of Macedonia (W 83-57)190/30.00/20.00/10.00/00.0134430010
vs Croatia (W 79-87)294/944.40/10.04/850.03/650.03146100415
vs Greece (W 71-69)190/30.00/20.00/10.00/00.0011151010
vs Spain (L 66-86)363/560.00/10.03/475.00/00.0066231119
vs Turkey (W 80-68)231/1100.00/00.01/1100.01/250.0134320024
vs Croatia (W 69-62)00/00.00/00.00/00.00/00.0000000000
CategorySeason highCareer high
Points1909.09.2009 vs. Russia26 - EuroBasket 2005
18.09.2004 vs Slovenia
Total Rebounds917.08.2009 vs. Finland12 - 3 times
Assists709.09.2009 vs. Russia7 - 3 times
Steals16 times6 - European Championship for Junior Men 2000
28.08.1999 vs Georgia
Blocked Shots13 times5 - European Championship for Young Men 2002
11.07.2001 vs Switzerland
Minutes3909.09.2009 vs. Russia42 - European Championship for Junior Men 2000
14.04.2000 vs Slovenia
Field Goals Made909.09.2009 vs. Russia11 - EuroBasket 2005
18.09.2004 vs Slovenia
Field Goals Attempted1309.09.2009 vs. Russia17 - EuroBasket 2005
18.09.2005 vs Slovenia
2 Pts Field Goals Made909.09.2009 vs. Russia10 - EuroBasket 2005
18.09.2004 vs Slovenia
2 Pts Field Goals Attempted1209.09.2009 vs. Russia14 - EuroBasket 2007
12.09.2007 vs Turkey
3 Pts Field Goals Made413.09.2009 vs. Croatia4 - 2 times
3 Pts Field Goals Attempted813.09.2009 vs. Croatia8 - EuroBasket 2009
13.09.2009 vs Croatia
Free Throws Made530.08.2009 vs. Belgium6 - 2 times
Free Throws Attempted705.08.2009 vs. Italy11 - EuroBasket 2005
18.09.2005 vs Slovenia
Offensive Rebounds32 times5 - 4 times
Defensive Rebounds817.08.2009 vs. Finland12 - 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