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SAN ANTONIO - Boris Diaw was rightly concerned about the well-being of a scrawny 19-year-old kid moving to a new country and attempting to compete against the game's best in the NBA. One odd Christmas dinner that turned ...
Nov 12, 2019
FRAN Vazquez, a former lottery pick of the Orlando Magic, scored 15 points to lead Spain to a 79-66 victory over Montenegro in its opening game of qualifying for the 2019 Basketball World Cup.Qualifying began on Friday in the Europe ...
Nov 25, 2017
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AFTER his worst scoring season in the NBA since his rookie year, Boris Diaw is headed home to France as he signed up to play for the French club Paris-Levallois.Sport SFR's David Cozette broke the news on Thursday (Friday, ...
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Sep 15, 2017
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SALT LAKE CITY - In the wake of losing All-Star Gordon Hayward, the Utah Jazz have been actively building depth without a marquee name remaining in free agency.A person with direct knowledge of the deals says the Utah Jazz have reached ...
Jul 14, 2017
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SALT LAKE CITY - Boris Diaw arrived at his favorite Salt Lake City coffeehouse expecting to meet fellow Frenchman Rudy Gobert, and just smirked when told Gobert was running late.The two have a big brother-little brother relationship, a bond many international ...
Feb 22, 2017
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GORDON Hayward got his first All-Star nod and responded with a stellar performance in leading the Utah Jazz's sizzling second half to beat the Los Angeles Lakers, 96-88, at the Vivint Smart Home Arena on Thursday (Friday, Manila time). ...
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Jan 27, 2017
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NIKOLA Jokic and Jameer Nelson sparked a late rally to help the Denver Nuggets fend off the comeback attempt of the suddenly skidding Utah Jazz, 103-93, at the Pepsi Center on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time).The Nuggets overcame a cold start ...
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Jan 25, 2017
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THE Utah Jazz finished strong to overcome the Grizzlies in a tight match, 82-73, on Sunday in Memphis (Monday, Manila time).Boris Diaw hit the go-ahead triple with over three minutes to play and the Jazz went on to score ...
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Dec 19, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Three wins from gold, and still no reason to think it will be easy for the US men's basketball team.This is a bumpy road in Rio, but at least the Americans know Klay Thompson is finally ...
Aug 15, 2016
BASED on statistics, it is going to be experience versus youth when France battles Canada for a ticket to Rio de Janeiro in the Fiba Manila Olympic Qualifying Tournament.But French captain Boris Diaw doesn't necessarily think so as he ...
Jul 10, 2016
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SALT LAKE CITY - The San Antonio Spurs have traded Boris Diaw and a second-round pick in 2022 to the Utah Jazz for Olivier Hanlan.The teams announced the deal after it became official on Friday (Saturday, Manila time).Diaw is one ...
Jul 9, 2016
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BORIS Diaw waxed nostalgic and turned a bit emotional talking about his departure with the San Antonio Spurs following a recent trade with the Utah Jazz.The veteran big man referred to his four-year stint with the Spurs and coach Greg ...
Jul 8, 2016
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TONY Parker on Friday expressed sadness over the trade of his fellow Frenchman and longtime Spurs teammate Boris Diaw from the San Antonio Spurs to the Utah Jazz.While the two were in the middle of France's campaign in the ...
Jul 8, 2016
JUST hours after celebrating a close win over Gilas Pilipinas, a dampener came for the celebrated French pair of Boris Diaw and Tony Parker.From hundreds of miles away, the French team competing in the 2016 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Manila received ...
Jul 6, 2016
GILAS Pilipinas players stayed proud of what the team displayed against France, seeing the result of the match as another step towards respectability in international competitions.The Philippine national squad gave France a rough time before the Les Bleus secured a hard- ...
Jul 6, 2016
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SALT LAKE CITY - The San Antonio Spurs have traded Boris Diaw to the Utah Jazz for point guard Olivier Hanlan, a person with knowledge of the deal said on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time).The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition ...
Jul 6, 2016
TONY Parker may be the face of France but it was Nando De Colo who denied Gilas Pilipinas a famous win against the world's No. 5 ranked basketball team in the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament.De Colo, the reigning EuroLeague ...
Jul 5, 2016
A STAR-STUDDED France side survived a giant scare from a gritty Gilas Pilipinas side, 93-84, on Tuesday night in the opener of the 2016 Olympic Qualifying Tournament that was a lot closer than most fans expected.France, at No. 5 ...
Jul 5, 2016
THE Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament is about to take the country by storm, with Gilas Pilipinas battling basketball powerhouses France, Canada, Turkey, along with New Zealand and Senegal for the lone berth to the 2016 Rio Olympics starting Tuesday at the Mall ...
Jul 5, 2016
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