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Diaw with the San Antonio Spurs in 2015
|Born||April 16, 1982
Cormeilles-en-Parisis, Val-d'Oise, France
|High school||INSEP (Paris, France)|
|Listed height||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
|Listed weight||250 lb (113 kg)|
|NBA Draft||2003 / Round: 1 / Pick: 21st overall|
|Selected by the Atlanta Hawks|
|2012–2016||San Antonio Spurs|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NBA.com|
Boris Babacar Diaw-Riffiod, better known as Boris Diaw (born April 16, 1982), is a French retired professional basketball player. Diaw, who began his professional career in Pro A, returned to that league after 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He plays mostly at power forward. In 2006, Diaw was named the NBA's Most Improved Player as a member of the Phoenix Suns. He won an NBA championship with the San Antonio Spurs in 2014. He is the current president of Metropolitans 92.
Diaw represents the senior French national basketball team internationally. He won a FIBA World Cup bronze medal in 2014, a EuroBasket title in 2013, a silver medal in EuroBasket 2011, and two bronze in EuroBasket 2005 and EuroBasket 2015. He earned an All-EuroBasket Team selection in 2005.
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