Mamoutou Diarra

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Mamoutou Diarra
Olympique Antibes
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
League LNB Pro B
Personal information
Born (1980-05-21) May 21, 1980 (age 34)
Paris, France
Nationality French
Listed height 6 ft 6.75 in (2.00 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
College INSEP (1997–1999)
Pro career 1999–present
Career history
1999–2000 AS Bondy 93
2000–2005 Paris Racing Basket
2005–2007 Élan Chalon
2007–2009 PAOK
2009 Air Avellino
2010 Chorale Roanne
2010–2011 Cholet Basket
2011–2013 JSF Nanterre
2014 Orléans Loiret Basket
2014–present Olympique Antibes

Mamoutou Diarra (born May 21, 1980) is a French professional basketball player. He is (2.00 m) (6 ft 6 ¾ in) tall and 225 lbs. (102 kg) in weight. He can play at both the shooting guard and small forward positions.

Pro career[edit]

Diarra began his professional career with AS Bondy 93 of the French Second Division in 1999. He then moved to the French First Division club Paris Racing Basket, where he played from 2000 to 2005. He then moved to Chalon, where he played from 2005 to 2007.

He played with the Greek League club PAOK from 2007 to 2009. He then joined the Italian League club Air Avellino, before moving to the French League club Chorale Roanne. In 2010, he moved to the Greek League club Maroussi.,[1][2] but due to the economic problems of the Greek club he returned to French Pro A signing a one-year contract with Cholet.[3] In March 2014, he signed with Orléans Loiret Basket.[4]

In June 2014, he signed with Olympique Antibes of the LNB Pro B.[5]

French national team[edit]

As a member of the senior men's French national basketball team, Diarra won the bronze medal at EuroBasket 2005, and he also played at the 2006 FIBA World Championship.

Personal[edit]

Diarra is the brother of the rapper Oxmo Puccino.

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