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.Boris Diaw Atlanta Hawks

Position: SF
Height: 6-8 / 2,03
Weight: 203 lbs. / 92,1 kg.
Born: 4/16/82
Hometown: Corbeilles (France)

  Strengths: Long arms... Excellent athleticism... Good defender... Can play four positions... Very unselfish... Great knowledge of the game.
Weaknesses: Has no reliable jump shot... Not a great scoring threat... Lacks killer instinct.
Season highs: 13 points and nine rebounds vs. Fortitudo Bologna and six assists vs. FC Barcelona.
Grew up with JSA Bordeaux (France). Played there from 1995 to 1998.
Moved to INSEP, the French National Institute for Sports in 1998-99.
Signed with Pau-Orthez (France) in 2000-01.
Selected by the Atlanta Hawks as 21st overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft.
MVP and slam-dunk champion in the 1999 Adidas Summer Camp in Germany.
Won the 2000 European Junior Championship with the French National Team.
Won the French League in 2000-01 and 2002-03 with Pau-Orthez.
Won the French Cup in 2001-02 with Pau-Orthez.
Named Newcomer of the Year in the French League in 2001.
Slam-dunk champion in the 2002 French All-Star Game.
Named French League MVP by the players in 2003.
Member of the French National Team.