|11 October 2013|
|Jean-Pierre Siutat, was awarded the rank of Chevalier of the Legion of Honour by French President François Hollande |
The President of the French Basketball Federation (FFBB), Jean-Pierre Siutat, has been awarded the rank of Chevalier of the Legion of Honour by French President François Hollande.
He received the distinction following more than 30 years of service to sport, particularly basketball.
Upon receiving the award Jean-Pierre Siutat declared, "I consider this high distinction as a collective reward for all French basketball."