Boris Diaw




POSTSEASON 18.5 50 42.9 90 5.7 1.9 2 0.4
CAREER STATS 27 49.3 33.6 71.7 8.6 4.4 3.5 0.5


6 ft8 in

/ 2.03m


250 lbs

/ 113.4kg


Warriors Jazz Conf Semis 2017 Playoffs Series Recap

Relive all the best moment and reactions from the Warriors-Jazz Western 2017 Conference semifinal series.

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Kevin Durant drives and has his shot stuffed at the rim by the outstretched arm of Boris Diaw.

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Boris Diaw denies Kevin Durant and Durant gets whistled for the person foul as they head the other way.

20170506 top 5

Take a look at the very best from Saturday's Round 2 match-ups in the NBA Playoffs.

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Boris Diaw finds his compatriot Rudy Gobert with the lob pass resulting in the slam.

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The Utah Jazz move the ball around resulting in the Boris Diaw layup.

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Boris Diaw works in the paint and finishes with the scooping hook shot.

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The Jazz whip the ball around the paint before eventually kicking it out to Boris Diaw on the wing for three.

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Boris Diaw gets the nice bounce pass to Gordon Hayward for the bucket.

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With the shot clock winding down, Boris Diaw takes the pass from Gordon Hayward and buries the jumper, plus the foul.

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Boris Diaw hits a cutting Gordon Hayward for the layup.

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Chris Paul scores 29 points and dishes out 8 assists as the Clippers defeat the Jazz, 98-93 to even the series 3-3.

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Boris Diaw works his way down the lane and gets the hook shot to go.

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Boris Diaw throws up a shot after being fouled but the referees didn't give him continuation.

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Boris Diaw finds Derrick Favors on the baseline for the bucket and the foul.

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Joe Johnson scores 21 points, including the game-winner as time expires, to lead the Jazz past the Clippers, 97-95. Chris Paul scores 25 and Blake Griffin adds 26 points for the Clippers in the loss.

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George Hill gets the pass from Boris Diaw with time expiring on the shot clock and shoots in one motion to knock down the three.

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The Jazz move the ball around during second quarter action and Gordon Hayward kicks it out to Boris Diaw for three.

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George Hill, Gordon Hill, and Rudy Gobert combine for 40 points as Utah defeats the Spurs at home.

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Boris Diaw excutes a nice dribble-fake and drives to the basket for two.


Professional History

Full name is Boris Babacar Diaw-Riffi od … the son of Issa Diaw, a lawyer in Dakar, Senegal, and Elisabeth Riffi od, who played 13 years and 247 international matches for the French National Team … according to the Suproleague Yearbook, a basketball publication in France, his mother is considered to be the best center in French women’s basketball history, while his father is a former Senegalese high jump champion … he has two brothers, Martin, who played in the French B (second league) at Golbey-Epinal, and younger half-brother Papa “Paco” who previously played guard at Georgia Tech … created a not-for-profi t organization in 2005 (Babac’Ards) to help young Senegalese children become productive citizens with a focus on education and basketball … Babac’Ards is named after his Senegalese middle name, Babacar, and a few letters standing for: Association to Realize Development based on international Solidarity … annually holds a basketball camp in Dakar, Senegal … joined fellow French NBA players, including Mickael Pietrus, Ronny Turiaf and Yakouba Diawara, at Basketball Without Borders Europe in Paris, France … participated in the 2006 Basketball Without Borders Africa in Johannesburg, South Africa at the America International School of Johannesburg, where he helped teach awareness of AIDS and the importance of education.

Traditional Season Stats

Season2016 73GP 1282MIN 146FGM 327FGA 44.6FG% 203PM 813PA 24.73P% 26FTM 35FTA 74.3FT% 46OREB 112DREB 158REB 170AST 87TOV 18STL 9BLK 83PF 0DD2 0TD3 338PTS 18+/-

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