Digue Diawara

Basketball Player Profile

Digue Diawara

Date of birth:Oct 3, 1998

Height: 2m07 / 6-10

Position: SF / PF

Nationality: French

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2020-2021 Regular Season

Digue Diawara averages in Jeep Elite

  • Pts

    2.0

  • Reb

    1.5

  • Ast

    0.0

  • Eff

    -0.5

Digue Diawara is a basketball player born on October 03, 1998, in Saint-Denis. His height is six foot ten (2m07 / 6-10). He is a small forward / power forward who most recently played for Pau-Lacq-Orthez in Jeep Elite.

Fullname: Elhaji Digue Diawara

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Digue Diawara through the years

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Basketball Career Averages

Season League Team Reb Ast Pts
14-15 ANGT U18 LDLC ASVEL logoU18 LDLC ASVEL 1.8 0.0 1.5
14-15 FRA-1 U21 LDLC ASVEL U21 logoLDLC ASVEL U21 1.5 0.3 2.5
15-16 FRA-1 U21 LDLC ASVEL U21 logoLDLC ASVEL U21 1.9 0.1 2.7
16-17 FRA-1 LDLC ASVEL logoLDLC ASVEL 0.5 0.0 0.5
16-17 FRA-1 U21 LDLC ASVEL U21 logoLDLC ASVEL U21 6.2 1.2 11.2
17-18 FRA-1 U21 Hyères-Toulon U21 logoHyères-Toulon U21 6.2 1.9 12.2
17-18 FRA-1 Hyères-Toulon logoHyères-Toulon 1.8 0.3 2.8
18-19 FRA-1 Pau-Lacq-Orthez logoPau-Lacq-Orthez 2.5 0.5 5.6
19-20 FRA-1 Pau-Lacq-Orthez logoPau-Lacq-Orthez 2.8 0.6 4.3
20-21 FRA-1 Pau-Lacq-Orthez logoPau-Lacq-Orthez 1.5 0.0 2.0

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Digue Diawara

Basketball Bio

Digue Diawara's Basketball Journey

Digué Diawara's basketball bio

Digué Diawara was born on October 3, 1998, in Saint-Denis, France.

His first played with ASVEL U21 squad on February 2, 2015, in a game at Limoges at age 16. But it took him three seasons to perform at that level, ending the 2016-17 campaign with 11.2 points and 6.2 rebounds per game.

U16 European Basketball Champion in 2014

But Digué Diawara was on every French team's radar since August, 2014. He was part of the French U16 National Team that won the 2014 European Basketball Championship. The team was undefeated in 9 games, and Diawara averaged 2.4 points, 2.2 rebounds in only 8.1 minutes. The French were led by Bathiste Tchouaffe (14.7 points, 4.5 rebounds) and Killian Tillie (14.3 points, 9.5 rebounds).

On October 29, 2016, Digué Diawara played his first professional game with ASVEL in French Jeep Elite. AT 18 years old. That season, he only played 4 games with the Pros, scoring only two free-throws against Chalon on December 10, 2016.

Digué Diawara with the French National team
Digué Diawara with the French National team
© Hervé Bellenger, Proballers

U18 European Basketball Champion in 2016

Digué Diawara was a European Champion again in December, 2016, with the French U18 National Team. Being undefeated once again in 6 games, he had 6.3 points and 3.0 rebounds in 14.0 minutes per game. That team was led by Sekou Doumbouya (17.8 points, 7.0 rebounds), Frank Ntilikina (15.2 points, 4.5 assists, 2.2 steals) and Bathiste Tchouaffe (10.0 points, 4.7 rebounds).

During the month of July, 2017, Digué Diawara played with the U20 French National team at the U20 European Basketball Championship. His team loss only one game and ended up winning the bronze medal. He averaged 7.1 points and 3.7 rebounds in 15.1 minutes. The team was led by Amine Noua (12.9 points, 7.9 rebounds) and Elie Okobo (12.3 points, 3.3 rebounds, 4.0 assists) who was Drafted by the Phoenix Suns in the second round (31) of the 2018 NBA Draft.

First Basket with the Pros

Struggling to find playing time with ASVEL, one of the top teams in the league, Digué Diawara chose to join a smaller team, Hyères-Toulon, during the summer of 2017. He scored his first field goal with the pros on September 30, 2017, in a win against Limoges. Diawara played 31 Jeep Elite games during the 2017-2018 season, averaging 2.3 points, and 1.8 rebounds in 10.8 minutes. His best performance came in a loss against Antibes, on February 9, 2018, when he had 12 points, 4 rebounds and 3 blocks in 17 minutes.

On July 21, 2018, Pau-Orthez announced the signing of Diawara, then 19 years old. « He is one of the best French players in his generation, and we've been following him since his tryouts with INSEP » said coach Laurent Vila. « This kid has enormous upside, we really plan on playing him, and help him reach his full potential. »

Declaring for the NBA Draft after a good Jeep Elite season

Laurent Vila kept his word as Digué Diawara played more than 15 minutes per game during the 2018-2019 season, averaging 6.0 points and 2.4 rebounds. It took only two months for Diawara to have his best Jeep Elite game : on November 10, 2018, he scored 15 points with 4 rebounds in a win against Le Portel.

On April 20, 2019, Digué Diawara declared for the 2019 NBA Draft.

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Basketball career

Digue Diawara's career

 Pau-Lacq-Orthez

2020-2021 season with Pau-Lacq-Orthez

Digue Diawara averaged 2.0 points, 1.5 rebounds and 0.0 assists per game, playing 2 games with Pau-Lacq-Orthez, during the 2020-2021 Jeep Elite regular-season. He set his season-high with 2 points in 12 minutes against Chalon on September 26, 2020. He grabbed a season-high 2 rebounds in 12 minutes against Chalon on September 26, 2020. He dished a season-high 0 assists in 12 minutes against Chalon on September 26, 2020.

 Pau-Lacq-Orthez

2019-2020 season with Pau-Lacq-Orthez

Digue Diawara averaged 4.3 points, 2.8 rebounds and 0.6 assists per game, playing 25 games with Pau-Lacq-Orthez, during the 2019-2020 Jeep Elite regular-season. He set his season-high with 15 points in 32 minutes against Monaco on December 07, 2019. He grabbed a season-high 7 rebounds in 21 minutes against Chalon on December 21, 2019. He dished a season-high 3 assists in 13 minutes against Champagne Basket on September 20, 2019.

He scored in double figures 1 time in 25 games.

 Pau-Lacq-Orthez

2018-2019 season with Pau-Lacq-Orthez

Digue Diawara averaged 5.6 points, 2.5 rebounds and 0.5 assists per game, playing 34 games with Pau-Lacq-Orthez, during the 2018-2019 Jeep Elite regular-season. He set his season-high with 15 points in 22 minutes against Strasbourg on January 26, 2019. He grabbed a season-high 6 rebounds in 28 minutes against BCM on April 06, 2019. He dished a season-high 3 assists in 20 minutes against Boulogne-Levallois on October 15, 2018.

He scored in double figures 9 times in 34 games.

 Hyères-Toulon U21

2017-2018 season with Hyères-Toulon

Digue Diawara averaged 12.2 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game, playing 15 games with Hyères-Toulon U21, during the 2017-2018 France - Jeep Elite U21 regular-season. He set his season-high with 26 points in 37 minutes against Pau-Lacq-Orthez U21 on October 07, 2017. He grabbed a season-high 15 rebounds in 27 minutes against Boulogne-Levallois U21 on October 14, 2017. He dished a season-high 4 assists in 32 minutes against Le Portel U21 on October 27, 2017.

He scored in double figures 10 times in 15 games. He had 20 points or more 3 times. He recorded 1 double-double.

 Hyères-Toulon

2017-2018 season with Hyères-Toulon

Digue Diawara averaged 2.8 points, 1.8 rebounds and 0.3 assists per game, playing 31 games with Hyères-Toulon, during the 2017-2018 Jeep Elite regular-season. He set his season-high with 12 points in 17 minutes against Antibes on February 09, 2018. He grabbed a season-high 8 rebounds in 26 minutes against BCM on May 15, 2018. He dished a season-high 2 assists in 26 minutes against BCM on May 15, 2018.

He scored in double figures 1 time in 31 games.

 LDLC ASVEL U21

2016-2017 season with Lyon-Villeurbanne

Digue Diawara averaged 11.2 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game, playing 29 games with LDLC ASVEL U21, during the 2016-2017 France - Jeep Elite U21 regular-season. He set his season-high with 37 points in 38 minutes against Cholet U21 on May 02, 2017. He grabbed a season-high 15 rebounds in 34 minutes against Chalon U21 on March 11, 2017. He dished a season-high 5 assists in 33 minutes against Orléans U21 on March 17, 2017.

He scored in double figures 17 times in 29 games. He had 20 points or more 3 times. He had 30 points or more 1 time. He recorded 3 double-doubles.

 LDLC ASVEL

2016-2017 season with Lyon-Villeurbanne

Digue Diawara averaged 0.5 points, 0.5 rebounds and 0.0 assists per game, playing 4 games with LDLC ASVEL, during the 2016-2017 Jeep Elite regular-season. He set his season-high with 2 points in 3 minutes against Chalon on December 10, 2016. He grabbed a season-high 1 rebounds in 3 minutes against Hyères-Toulon on April 03, 2017. He dished a season-high 0 assists in 1 minutes against Le Portel on October 29, 2016.

 LDLC ASVEL U21

2015-2016 season with Lyon-Villeurbanne

Digue Diawara averaged 2.7 points, 1.9 rebounds and 0.1 assists per game, playing 11 games with LDLC ASVEL U21, during the 2015-2016 France - Jeep Elite U21 regular-season. He set his season-high with 6 points in 21 minutes against Cholet U21 on February 06, 2016. He grabbed a season-high 6 rebounds in 15 minutes against Monaco U21 on November 04, 2015. He dished a season-high 1 assists in 8 minutes against Pau-Lacq-Orthez U21 on December 22, 2015.

 U18 LDLC ASVEL

2014-2015 season with Lyon-Villeurbanne

Digue Diawara averaged 1.5 points, 1.8 rebounds and 0.0 assists per game, playing 4 games with U18 LDLC ASVEL, during the 2014-2015 Adidas Next Generation Tournament regular-season. He set his season-high with 4 points in 7 minutes against U18 Petrol Olimpija on March 02, 2015. He grabbed a season-high 3 rebounds in 15 minutes against U18 FC Barcelona on March 01, 2015. He dished a season-high 0 assists in 15 minutes against U18 FC Barcelona on March 01, 2015.

 LDLC ASVEL U21

2014-2015 season with Lyon-Villeurbanne

Digue Diawara averaged 2.5 points, 1.5 rebounds and 0.3 assists per game, playing 4 games with LDLC ASVEL U21, during the 2014-2015 France - Jeep Elite U21 regular-season. He set his season-high with 10 points in 16 minutes against Bourg-en-Bresse U21 on March 14, 2015. He grabbed a season-high 3 rebounds in 16 minutes against Bourg-en-Bresse U21 on March 14, 2015. He dished a season-high 1 assists in 7 minutes against Boulogne-sur-Mer U21 on March 07, 2015.

He scored in double figures 1 time in 4 games.