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Boris Diaw - PF, 6'8, 250
Signed in France - Signed with Paris-Levallois
       Date of birth: 04/16/1982
       Country: France
     Drafted (NBA): 21st pick, 2003
     Out of: Pau Orthez (France)
  NBA Experience: 14 years
  Hand: Right

June 2000 France Signed with Pau Orthez.
2003 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 21st overall by Atlanta.
10th July, 2003 NBA Signed four year, $5,163,421 rookie scale contract with Atlanta. Included team option for 2006/07.
19th August, 2005 NBA Traded by Atlanta, along with a 2006 first round pick (#21, Rajon Rondo) and a 2008 first round pick (#15, Robin Lopez) to Phoenix in exchange for a signed-and-traded Joe Johnson.
27th October, 2005 NBA Phoenix exercised 2006/07 team option.
20th October, 2006 NBA Signed a five year, $45 million extension with Phoenix. Included player option for 2011/12.
10th December, 2008 NBA Traded by Phoenix, along with Raja Bell and Sean Singletary, to Charlotte in exchange for Jason Richardson, Jared Dudley and a 2010 second round pick (#46, Gani Lawal).
21st June, 2011 NBA Exercised 2011/12 player option.
27th September, 2011 France Signed for the duration of the NBA lockout with Bordeaux.
30th November, 2011 France Opted out to return to the NBA.
21st March, 2012 NBA Waived by Charlotte.
23rd March, 2012 NBA Signed a guaranteed minimum salary contract for the remainder of the season with San Antonio.
12th July, 2012 NBA Re-signed by San Antonio to a two year, $9,202,500 contract. Included player option for 2013/14.
28th June, 2013 NBA Exercised 2013/14 player option.
12th July, 2014 NBA Re-signed by San Antonio to a partially guaranteed four year, $28 million contract.
7th July, 2016 NBA Traded by San Antonio, along with a 2022 second round pick and cash, to Utah in exchange for the draft rights to Olivier Hanlan (#42, 2015).
13th July, 2017 NBA Waived by Utah.
29th September, 2017 France Signed for the remainder of the season with Paris-Levallois.
When: Where:
June 2000 - June 2003 Pau Orthez (France)
June 2003 - August 2005 Atlanta Hawks (NBA)
August 2005 - December 2008 Phoenix Suns (NBA)
December 2008 - March 2012 Charlotte Bobcats (NBA)
September 2011 - November 2011 Bordeaux (France, ProB)
March 2012 - July 2016 San Antonio Spurs (NBA)
July 2016 - July 2017 Utah Jazz (NBA)
September 2017 - present Paris-Levallois (France)
From blog:

   2011 NBA Draft Diary

Biyombo is as raw as anyone except the similarly named Qatari guy, to whom we will soon arrive. But he's come very far very quickly, as explained here. His development will take a while, but Charlotte has got a while. And at the very least, Tyrus Thomas gets to be a regular NBA starter now. (Also note: lest there were any doubt, Boris Diaw is now a goner.)

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   2017 NBA Manifesto

Boris Diaw
PF, 6’8, 250lbs, 35 years old, 14 years of experience

Diaw is pretty slow by this point, and his numbers across the board were his worst since his rookie season. His transition defence was a problem, he did not defend the rim, he did not spot up well, and offensively his own scoring is now next to nothing. Luckily, the ability to read defences out of pick-and-roll plays and from the post do not decline like foot speed does. Diaw is still savvy, and while he should move into a deep bench role hereafter, he has one to play given the way he reads the court.

Player Plan: Has an unguaranteed $7.5 million deal. No reason to keep him around for that much, and at this point, Diaw is a minimum or near-minimum player only.

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