Boris Diaw RUMORS & NEWS

  • Boris Diaw's unlikely career arc of triumph

    ESPN.com "It's a frontcourt partnership that will remind no one of the David-and-Timmy glory days. It's a tag team likewise lacking the handy rhyming properties of Small Ball. It's an alignment Gregg Popovich rather unimaginatively refers to as Medium Ball, this pairing of Boris Diaw next to Tim..." June 15

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    Ethan J. Skolnick @EthanJSkolnick

    Gregg Popovich says Diaw will start over Splitter. Is that a matchup thing? "No, we're just tricking the hell out of them."

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    Jeff McDonald @JMcDonald_SAEN

    Boris Diaw out for Spurs tonight with strep throat, per Spurs.

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    Tom Moore @tmoore76ers

    #Spurs Popovich resting Duncan tonight after playing Knicks Sunday. Diaw starting.

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    Jeff McDonald @JMcDonald_SAEN

    Pop's reason for lineup switch: Wanted to use Diaw and Kawhi on Melo throughout game & starting them at same time "screws up the minutes."

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    Boris Diaw @theborisdiaw

    Glad to be staying in san antonio another year and get another chance at the title.

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    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    Tiago Splitter (ankle) out for Spurs tonight. Boris Diaw will start in his place in first appearance since back surgery to remove cyst.

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    Mike Monroe @Monroe_SA

    Diaw probable for game 1; Splitter a game tome decision

  • Boris Diaw confident he’ll play in 2nd round

    San Antonio Express-News "A full participant in both of the Spurs’ lengthy practice sessions this week, Boris Diaw on Wednesday almost guaranteed he will be in uniform for Monday’s Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals against the winner of the Denver-Golden State first-round series. The 6-foot-9 post player..." May 03

  • Spurs’ Diaw ready to get back to work

    San Antonio Express-News "Looking resplendent in a suit and tie, Boris Diaw blended in with the beautiful people courtside at Staples Center during the final two games of the Spurs’ first-round playoff sweep of the Los Angeles Lakers. The 31-year-old reserve forward hopes to slip into something a little more utilitarian..." May 01

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    Dan McCarney @danmccarneysaen

    Pop said Boris went through full practice, should be available to start the next round. Tiago "is going to take a little bit longer."

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    Jeff McDonald @JMcDonald_SAEN

    Inactives for Spurs: Boris Diaw and Tracy McGrady.

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    Jeff McDonald @

    Spurs w/o Ginobili and Diaw tonight. Tony Parker: "We can't complain after what happened to Kobe."

  • Diaw has cyst removed from spine, will miss 3-4 weeks

    San Antonio Express-News "Reserve forward Boris Diaw had surgery on Thursday to remove a synovial cyst from his lumbar spine, the Spurs announced Friday. He is expected to miss three to four weeks, a time frame that will likely force him to miss the first round of the playoffs. " April 13

  • Diaw leaves Hawks game with back spasms

    San Antonio Express-News "Reserve forward Boris Diaw left Saturday’s home game against Atlanta with back spasms and will not return. Diaw played nine minutes in the first half before heading back to the locker room. He had two rebounds and three assists. No further details were provided." April 07