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Lean on me: International NBA players supporting each other

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 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 players seek. ''For me it's been better, for sure,'' Gobert said of Diaw's arrival in Utah. ''Just speaking French...
Via Associated Press
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Boris Diaw Has His Utah Jazz Teammates Obsessed With Coffee

Boris Diaw loves coffee. When he discovered an electrical outlet near his locker in San Antonio, he installed an espresso machine. He brings another espresso machine with him on road trips. After extensive research, he knows the best coffee shops around the country within walking distance of the team hotels, so that when he needs his fix, caffeination is only a 5-minute stroll away...
Via Stack
October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Boris Diaw made sure to bring his espresso machine to the Grand Canyon

13-year NBA veteran Boris Diaw is a very interesting dude. Sports Illustrated even wrote an article in July of 2015 calling him the “NBA’s most interesting man”. Another very (very, very very) interesting dude, Bill Walton, was all over this years ago when providing color commentary for a Lakers-Suns game on ESPN, as Walton called Diaw a “classic human being” and said...
Via The Comeback
September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Spurs trade Boris Diaw to Jazz

The San Antonio days of His Elegancy Boris Diaw have drawn to a close. According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical on Tuesday, the Spurs have traded Diaw to the Utah Jazz in exchange for the rights to Olivier Hanlan, the No. 42 overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. Diaw has 2 years and $13.5 million remaining on his deal, and shedding that contract will allow the Spurs...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Spurs looking to trade Boris Diaw

San Antonio’s frontcourt is being shaken up, and one of the unfortunate casualties may be His Majesty Prince Bobo. According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical on Monday, the Spurs are working on trading Boris Diaw to create space to sign Pau Gasol, who agreed to sign a two-year, $30 million deal with the team. For the Spurs to complete the Gasol signing, they...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Spurs celebrate end of their season in fantastic way

While the San Antonio Spurs fell short in the playoffs to the Oklahoma City Thunder, the team achieved plenty this season, ending their regular season at 67-15 as well as a 40-1 home record. While the Spurs await Tim Duncan’s and Manu Ginobli’s plans for the next season, the Spurs decided to celebrate the end of their 2015-16 season in the most imaginative and best non-Spurs...
Via The Comeback
May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Popovich leaves Diaw in blowouts so he can lose weight

Gregg Popovich is arguably the best coach in the NBA. He knows how to get the most out of his players, whether that’s resting them during the middle of the season, or making in-game changes when it comes to X’s and O’s. One lesser known ability from Popovich, is his weight management skills. Spurs forward Boris Diaw spoke with Sports Illustrated’s Andrew Sharp for a profile...
Via The Comeback
May 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Boris Diaw wants to go to space in 30 years

Boris Diaw is one interesting man. The coffee connoisseur has had an up-and-down career but in recent years found a place as Greg Popovich’s secret weapon off the bench for the San Antonio Spurs. Diaw’s interests extend far past the basketball world, heck, they extend past planet Earth. In an interview with the NBPA’s Jared Zwerling, Diaw said one day he’d like to travel...
Via The Comeback
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Boris Diaw has espresso machine in his locker

If any member of the San Antonio Spurs feels like he needs a jolt before a big game, he can always pay Boris Diaw a visit. Diaw has become much more than just a role player for the Spurs this season. The man they call “Tea Time” because of his laid-back style literally doubles as a barista. According to Spurs reporter Jeff McDonald, Diaw has a working espresso machine in his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Spurs fan in China creates Boris Diaw portrait with 11,750 pushpins (pic)

In an amazing display of devotion to her beloved San Antonio Spurs, a fan in China created an incredibly detailed and impressive portrait of Boris Diaw with a whole bunch of pushpins … make that an apparent 11,750 pushpins. The original photographs appeared on Chinese social networking site Hupu which Reddit’s r/NBA board picked up...Read More The post Spurs fan in China creates...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

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