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Boris Diaw
Nationality
FRA
Born
16.04.1982
Place of birth
Cormeilles (FRA)
Height
2.05m
Position
PF
PPG
3.5
RPG
2.0
APG
1.1

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.

AVERAGE

G
Min
FG
M/A
%
2P FG
M/A
%
3P FG
M/A
%
FT
M/A
%
Reb
O
D
Tot
AS
TO
ST
BS
PF
C
D
Pts
Avg
20
14.2
29/48
60.4
24/37
64.9
5/11
45.5
6/9
66.7
0.6
1.5
2.0
1.1
1.0
0.8
0.3
1.9
69
3.5

PHOTO GALLERY

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Captain Boris Rallies French Troops
21.09.2013 - EUROBASKET 2013
Captain Boris Rallies French Troops
Up Close And Personal: Boris Diaw
17.09.2013 - EUROBASKET 2013
Up Close And Personal: Boris Diaw
24 Seconds With Boris Diaw
03.09.2007 - By Cindy Garcia-Bennett
24 Seconds With Boris Diaw
Diaw Delighted With France Return
18.08.2007 - By Steve Douglas, PA Sport, Paris
Diaw Delighted With France Return
Diaw Back As Les Bleus Sink Portugal
17.08.2007 - From Steve Douglas, PA Sport, Paris
Diaw Back As Les Bleus Sink Portugal
Diaw Gunning For Eurobasket Success
24.05.2005 - From Isabelle Rondeau, PA International, Paris
Diaw Gunning For Eurobasket Success
Moscow, RUS
Berlin, GER
Villeurbanne, FRA
Novo Mesto, SLO
Vilnius, LTU
Siena, ITA
Istanbul, TUR
Thessaloniki, GRE
Tel Aviv, ISR
Raanana, ISR
Athens, GRE
Belgrade, SCG
Lulea, SWE
Oostende, BEL
Leverkusen, GER
Istanbul, TUR
Wroclaw, POL