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Prospect Profile

Antoine Diot

  • Full Name: Antoine Diot
  • Position: Guard
  • Height/Weight: 6-3 / 190
  • Birthdate: January 17, 1989
  • College: Le Mans (France)

Strengths:

  * Sturdy point guard, good build and decent strength
  * Competitor, who plays with confidence and possesses leadership skills
  * Solid shooter with good range, also good off the bounce (pull-ups)
  * He's a good passer creator in open floor/transition
  * Very good in high pick/roll situations
  * Has some spice, plays with a flair and passion for the game

Weaknesses:

  * Not an explosive athlete but has good agility and changes speeds well
  * Tends to "stay on the ball" too much, over dribbles
  * Occasional bad shot selection
  * Not a great defender, could have issues vs. speed/quickness of NBA guards
 

NBA projection
Second-round pick to leave in Europe and watch development; could end up making it.

2010-11 season:
Playing at the EuroCup level and enjoying a solid season with Le Mans

Key statistics
2010-11 Le Mans – France ProA: 29 mpg, 8.9 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 4 apg, 2.4 spg. FG 55%, 3P 25%, FT 78%
Le Mans – Eurocup: 27 mpg, 9.3 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 3.6apg, 1.1spg. FG 47%, 3P 31%, FT 80% 

Cool statistics:
Antoine has climbed to the podium three times: gold in U18 Eurobasket 2006, silver in U20 Eurobasket 2009, and bronze in U19 World Championship in 2007. Made all-tournament team in 2009 averaging 11.7 ppg, 4.9 rpg, 5.2 apg and 2.4 spg.

Reminds me of:
Jeremy Lin

What the Experts Say:
Chris Denker - NetScouts Basketball
"He's got a lot of confidence, playing with NBA guys like Tony Parker, Nic Batum, Rony Turiaf, and Boris Diaw has really helped him."

Current contract and team:
Le Mans, France Pro A

Chris Denker and Carl Berman are Managing Partners of NetScouts Basketball, "The International Basketball Connection."

Le Mans Sarthe Basket (France)
INSEP - France NM1
Season G MPG FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT RPG APG SPG BPG PTS AVG
2005-06 26 143 306 .467 94 114 .825 3.1 4.1 2.8 0.1 414 15.9
2006-07 21 119 241 .494 86 107 .804 3.1 4.5 2.3 0.2 347 16.5
Totals 47 262 547 .479 180 221 .814 3.1 4.3 2.6 0.2 761 16.2
Three-point field goals: 2005-06, 34-for-127 (.268); 2006-07, 23-for-84 (.274). Totals: 57-for-211 (.270).
Le Mans - France Pro A
Season G MPG FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT RPG APG SPG BPG PTS AVG
2007-08 36 15.4 53 126 .421 25 31 .806 1.9 2.3 1.0 0.1 144 4.0
2008-09 36 18.3 57 122 .467 26 39 .667 1.7 2.7 1.3 0.1 162 4.5
2009-10 33 25.1 95 196 .485 54 69 .783 2.7 3.8 1.5 0.0 297 9.0
2010-11 28 28.1 78 199 .392 48 60 .800 3.4 3.9 2.3 0.3 231 8.3
Totals 133 21.2 283 643 .440 153 199 .769 2.4 3.1 1.5 0.1 834 6.3
Three-point field goals: 2007-08, 13-for-54 (.241); 2008-09, 22-for-58 (.379); 2009-10, 53-for-125 (.424); 2010-11, 27-for-103 (.262). Totals: 115-for-340 (.338).
Le Mans - Euroleague
Season G MPG FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT RPG APG SPG BPG PTS AVG
2007-08 13 14.5 11 30 .367 2 4 .500 1.3 1.7 0.5 0.0 26 2.0
2008-09 10 21.7 9 33 .273 13 16 .813 1.8 2.3 0.6 0.0 35 3.5
2009-10 2 24.0 1 12 .083 1 2 .500 3.0 1.0 0.5 0.5 3 1.5
2010-11 6 29.0 24 50 .480 8 10 .800 2.8 3.2 2.2 0.2 65 10.8
Totals 31 20.3 45 125 .360 24 32 .750 1.9 2.1 0.9 0.1 129 4.2
Three-point field goals: 2007-08, 2-for-12 (.167); 2008-09, 4-for-13 (.308); 2009-10, 0-for-6 (.000); 2010-11, 9-for-24 (.375). Totals: 15-for-55 (.273).
* Competed in the Qualifying Round Only
Le Mans - Eurocup
Season G MPG FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT RPG APG SPG BPG PTS AVG
2009-10 12 24.0 32 84 .381 12 16 .750 3.3 3.4 1.5 0.2 89 7.4
2010-11 12 28.0 35 92 .380 25 31 .806 3.3 3.6 1.1 0.1 112 9.3
Totals 24 26.0 67 176 .381 37 47 .787 3.3 3.5 1.3 0.1 201 8.4
Three-point field goals: 2009-10, 13-for-39 (.333); 2010-11, 17-for-54 (.315). Totals: 30-for-93 (.323).

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