Boris Babacar Diaw - Riffiod ( born April 16, 1982 in Cormeilles -en- Parisi ) is a French basketball player. He currently plays for the San Antonio Spurs in the North American NBA and for the French national team.
Diaw is one of the biggest talents in European basketball and was named MVP of the 2003 French League, where he was active for Élan Pau - Orthez Béarnais. The European Basketball Championship 2005, he was elected to the All- Tournament team.
He plays since 2003 in the U.S. professional league NBA first two years with the Atlanta Hawks, since 2005 with the Phoenix Suns. After playing a worse 2004/05 season, he was selected with the Phoenix Suns for Most Improved Player (MIP ) 2005/ 06. He averaged 13.3 points, 6.9 rebounds and 6.2 assists. In mid-March 2012, agreed with the Bobcats on canceling the contract Diaw. On March 23, 2012, he was hired by the San Antonio Spurs.