Boris Diaw - updates

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IN PHOTOS: France defeats Canada to earn Olympic berth

Jul 11, 2016 - 12:18 AM

France goes 4 0 at the Manila Olympic Qualifying Tournament to book a ticket to Rio

Team France shows love for Tony Parker after he hits another big shot. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

France’s experience not a major advantage over Canada, says Diaw

Jul 10, 2016 - 2:08 PM

Diaw also touches on France’s slow starts in the Manila OQT and the team’s depth

Parker, Diaw hope to duplicate France's Euro 2016 success

Jul 09, 2016 - 2:57 AM

The French basketball team watched their nation s Euro 2016 semis victory while in Manila Tony Parker and co hope to make their final too

NATIONAL PRIDE. France didn't allow being out of the country keep them from watching the Euro 2016 semis. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Turnovers, strong French guards cost Gilas victory in FIBA OQT opener

Jul 06, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Gilas Pilipinas committed 18 turnovers which led to 21 points from France in their loss to the 5th ranked team in the world

OVERDRIVE. Terrence Romeo and Jayson Castro of Gilas were outstanding, but could not match the 48-point output of Tony Parker and Nando De Colo. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Gilas Pilipinas starts strong, falls late to France

Jul 05, 2016 - 11:29 PM

Terrence Romeo Andray Blatche and Gilas Pilipinas go to battle with Tony Parker Boris Diaw and France at the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Manila

Terrence Romeo makes his move against Tony Parker of France

IN PHOTOS: Tony Parker, Team France arrive in Philippines

Jul 01, 2016 - 11:21 AM

The Olympic Qualifiers are drawing near as teams arrive in the Philippines

WATCH: LaMarcus Aldridge throws down over-the-rim alley-oop

Mar 20, 2016 - 11:49 AM

The San Antonio Spurs are more than just a technically sound team They can put on a show too

LOS LOBBERS. LaMarcus Aldridge was feeling it on Saturday night. Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images/AFP

Spurs bounce back with win over Bucks

Mar 19, 2015 - 1:00 PM

The San Antonio Spurs redeem themselves after an embarrassing loss to the Knicks with a win over the slumping Milwaukee Bucks

Tony Parker, Tim Duncan and the NBA champion Spurs returned to the win column. Photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

Bulls dominate reigning NBA champion Spurs

Jan 23, 2015 - 4:49 PM

The Chicago Bulls routed the defending champion San Antonio Spurs 104 81 behind a 22 point performance from Derrick Rose and a double double from all star game starter Pau Gasol

Derrick Rose goes to the rim in a rout win over the Spurs. Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images/AFP

Team USA enjoys a trouble-free ride to World Cup title

Sep 15, 2014 - 3:32 PM

No less than Charles Barkley expected Team USA to fall to hosts Spain in the FIBA World Cup Instead the Americans dominated the world s best

DeMar DeRozan is one of Team USA's not-yet-ready-for-primetime players who made the most of the World Cup platform. Photo from

France claims first FIBA World Cup podium finish

Sep 14, 2014 - 2:45 AM

France bags bronze in the FIBA World Cup their best finish in the tournament after winning the battle for third against Lithuania

BRONZE BATUM. Nicolas Batum drops 27 points as France claims bronze in the 2014 FIBA World Cup with a win against Lithuania. Photo from

FIBA: France downs host Spain, sets up Serbia semifinal

Sep 11, 2014 - 10:15 AM

European champions France beats host Spain 65 52 in an epic World Cup quarterfinal

France's players (L) celebrate after winning the 2014 FIBA World basketball championships quarterfinal match France vs Spain at the Palacio de los Deportes in Madrid on September 10, 2014. France won the match 65-52. Gerard Julien/AFP

Gilas shows promise in loss to France in Antibes opener

Aug 16, 2014 - 6:27 AM

Gilas led the defending European champions France at halftime before falling to the superior end game of the Antibes International Basketball Tournament s host team

Gilas Pilipinas were in striking distance until the end but couldn't close the door on France. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

French connection Parker, Diaw have Spurs in driver's seat

Jun 14, 2014 - 8:17 AM

The San Antonio Spurs served up their second NBA finals beat down in a row against Miami with much of the credit going to their French Connection combo of Tony Parker and Boris Diaw

PARIS, TEXAS. San Antonio Spurs player Tony Parker (R) and Boris Diaw (L) take a breather during practice during the NBA Finals. The tandem’s strong play through the series is a major reason the Spurs have a 3-1 series advantage. Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Spurs finish off Thunder to forge Heat NBA Finals rematch

Jun 01, 2014 - 12:41 PM

Tim Duncan scored 7 in overtime to eliminate the Thunder in six games

Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili embrace after leading their team to the NBA Finals once again. Photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

Westbrook, Durant lift Thunder to tie series vs Spurs

May 28, 2014 - 12:47 PM

Thunder All Stars Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant combined for 71 points as they tied the series 2 2 against the San Antonio Spurs

THUNDER SMASH. Russell Westbrook throws down a thunderous dunk in Oklahoma City's Game 4 win over San Antonio in the NBA Western Conference finals. Photo by Larry Smith/EPA

NBA: Spurs embarrass Pacers to win club record 18th straight

Apr 01, 2014 - 3:04 PM

The San Antonio Spurs sent the league a message with a 26 point win over the Indiana Pacers to win their franchise record 18th straight game

UNSTOPPABLE. Tony Parker and the San Antonio Spurs sent the league a message with their 18th straight victory. Photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA