Yannick Bokolo

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Yannick Bokolo
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Bokolo for Pau-Orthez in 2015
No. 21 – Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez
PositionPoint guard / Shooting guard
LeaguePro A
Personal information
Born (1985-06-19) June 19, 1985 (age 33)
Kinshasa, DR Congo
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Career information
Playing career2000–present
Career history
2000–2003Centre Fédéral
2003–2008Le Mans
2008–2014BCM Gravelines
2014–presentÉlan Béarnais Pau-Orthez
Career highlights and awards

Yannick Bokolo (born June 19, 1985) is a French professional basketball player who currently plays for Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez of the LNB Pro A.


Born in Kinshasa, Zaire in 1985, Bokolo left the country aged 3 to move to Belgrade, Yugoslavia. At the age of 5, he moved to Strasbourg, France. Later, he joined the National basketball academy (INSEP), alongside Johan Petro and Terence Parker. Due to his successful international career with France youth, he then joined Le Mans, the team with whom he would win his first honors. He caught the eyes of the world with strong performances at the 2006 World Championships. After five years in Sarthe, Bokolo joined BCM Gravelines in 2008.

In May 2014, he signed a three-year deal with Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez.[1]

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

Club career[edit]

French national team[edit]


  1. ^ "Pau-Lacq-Orthez sign Yannick Bokolo with a three-year contract". Sportando.com. May 7, 2014. Retrieved July 2, 2014.

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