November 13, 1975 |
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||220 lb (100 kg)|
|NBA draft||1997 / Round: 2 / Pick: 49th overall|
|Selected by the Atlanta Hawks|
|1999–2002||FC Barcelona Bàsquet|
|2002–2003||Real Madrid Baloncesto|
|Career highlights and awards|
Alain Digbeu (born November 13, 1975) is a French former professional basketball player. He was drafted by the NBA pro club the Atlanta Hawks with the 49th pick in the 1997 NBA Draft. He is 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) in height and 220 lb (100 kg) in weight. He can play at both the shooting guard and small forward positions.
At the pro club level, Digbeu played in the French League with ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne from 1993-99. With ASVEL he won the French Cup in the years 1996 and 1997. He was also the French League Rising Star Award in 1994 and 1995, a L'Équipe French League French Player's MVP in 1998, and a 3 time French League All-Star (1997, 1998, 1999) with ASVEL. He played in the Spanish League with FC Barcelona from 1999–2002 and he won the Spanish League championship and the Spanish Cup championship with Barcelona in the year 2001.
Digbeu has also played with the Spanish club Real Madrid in the 2002-03 season, with the Spanish club Joventut Badalona in the 2003-04 season, and with the Spanish Club CB Lucentum Alicante in the 2005-06 season. He also played in the Italian League with Casti Group Varese in the 2004-05 season and with Climamio Bologna in the 2006-07 season. Digbeu returned to the Spanish team CB Lucentum Alicante for the 2007-08 season.
French national team
He is married to Turkish businesswoman Burcu Özcan since 2011. He lives in Istanbul.