HoopsHype Boris Diaw rumors

June 22, 2013 Updates

After his first full season with the Spurs, forward Boris Diaw said he needs a few days to reflect before deciding if he will exercise an opt-out clause in his contract. Diaw is set to earn $4.685 million next season if he decides not to to become a free agent. San Antonio Express-News

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Out of action since April 12 surgery to remove an olive-sized cyst from the base of his spine, Diaw says he’s “getting close” to returning to the Spurs’ active roster. He could suit up for Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals against either Golden State or Denver, a series that would not begin until Monday at the earliest. “I’m feeling good,” said Diaw, who on Tuesday came out of a second full-contact practice with no trouble. “It shouldn’t be much longer.” San Antonio Express-News

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Spurs doctors sent Boris Diaw for an MRI on what they thought was a lower back strain last week and were surprised to find the real culprit for the French forward’s pain — a small cyst pressing against the base of his spine. Diaw had surgery to remove the synovial cyst, just a few centimeters in diameter, and is expected to miss three to four weeks, including the start of the playoffs. “Very strange,” said point guard Tony Parker, Diaw’s best friend on the team. “It looked like he was fine. Then they said surgery. I’m like, ‘Surgery, what?’ Everybody was shocked.” San Antonio Express-News

April 12, 2013 Updates

Reserve forward Boris Diaw had surgery on Thursday to remove a synovial cyst from his lumbar spine, the Spurs announced Friday. He is expected to miss three to four weeks, a time frame that will likely force him to miss the first round of the playoffs. San Antonio Express-News

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You're bad ass NBA player Tony Parker ... but you're French National Team just BLEW the Olympics and walked away in 6th place ... what do you do? Party your face off with $20,000 worth of booze ... that's what. It all went down at Chinawhite Nightclub in London ... San Antonio Spurs studs Tony Parker and Boris Diaw rolled in with their French team Thursday night ... a mere 24 hours after losing to Spain and sealing their elimination from medal contention. TMZ.com

Parker, Diaw and the rest of Team Frenchy popped multiple bottles of Cristal and a magnum-sized Veuve Clicquot ... along with other effective libations. And they didn't party alone ... sources tell us several members of Germany's women's volleyball team were kickin' with the baskeballers. When it came time to pay the bill, we're told the honor went to Boris Diaw ... who even left a $2,000 tip. TMZ.com

July 12, 2012 Updates

The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they re-signed forward Boris Diaw. Per club policy details of the contract were not released. “Boris was a key addition to our team late last season and we are happy to have him back,” Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich said. “The depth of his game and his basketball IQ make him a special player.” NBA.com

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