Pape Badiane

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Pape Badiane
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Personal information
Born (1980-02-10)10 February 1980
Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Died 23 December 2016(2016-12-23) (aged 36)
Frontenay-Rohan-Rohan, France
Nationality French
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Career information
College Cleveland State (2000–2003)
Playing career 2003–2016
Position Power forward
Number 7
Career history
2003–2008 Chorale Roanne
2008–2009 Le Mans Sarthe
2009–2013 Poitiers Basket 86
2014–2016 USV St Clement
Career highlights and awards

Pape Badiane (10 February 1980 – 24 December 2016) was a French professional basketball player who played 23 times for the men's French national basketball team between 2007 and 2008. He died on 23 December 2016 from a traffic accident.[1]

After a career that included stops in the NCAA with Cleveland State (2000–2003) and a return to France where he played in Pro A with Roanne, Le Mans and Poitiers, he played in the third French division. He was a member of the French national team in Eurobasket 2007 and a member of Roanne in Euroleague.

He won the French title with Roanne in 2007. He also won the French Cup in 2009, the Semaine des As in both 2007 and 2009 and he was selected three times in the French All Star Game (2006, 2007, 2009).

His younger brother, Moussa Badiane, is also a professional basketball player.


  1. ^ "CARNET : DÉCÈS DE PAPE BADIANE, ANCIEN INTERNATIONAL FRANÇAIS" (in French). 24 December 2016. Retrieved 24 December 2016. 

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