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Boris Diaw | Center/Forward | #33

Team: Utah Jazz
Age / DOB:  (34) / 4/16/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'8' / 250
College: None
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 1 (21) / ATL
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Boris Diaw started on Saturday vs. the Hornets, but failed to score in 11 minutes.
He started simply to keep Derrick Favors' minutes in check. Diaw added one rebound and one assist and hasn't been worth owning in standard leagues all season. That's not going to change any time soon. Feb 5 - 1:42 AM

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Boris Diaw - F/C - Jazz

Boris Diaw is starting against the Hornets on Saturday, while Derrick Favors will come off the bench.

The Jazz are likely doing this to keep Favors' minutes in check because he's missed the last two games with some discomfort in his knee. Despite the starting role, Diaw can't be trusted in most fantasy leagues.
Feb 4 - 8:31 PM
Boris Diaw - F/C - Jazz

Boris Diaw played 20 minutes in a start against the Bucks on Wednesday with two points, two rebounds, one assist and one steal.

He is a nice placeholder as a starter for his low usage, sound defense and plus passing. While he is one of the most interesting players in the world, Diaw doesn't have much fantasy value even as a starter.
Feb 2 - 1:15 AM
Boris Diaw - F/C - Jazz

Boris Diaw will start and Trey Lyles will come off the bench against the Bucks on Wednesday.

Lyles had a brutal game on Saturday and Derrick Favors' knees continue to hold him back. Diaw will be making his 20th start of the season with averages of 4.6 points, 2.7 boards, 2.6 assists and 0.2 steals. He's not really a fantasy option even as a starter.
Feb 1 - 8:17 PM
Boris Diaw - F/C - Jazz

Boris Diaw came off the bench and played 24 minutes on Tuesday, hitting 7-of-12 shots and two 3-pointers for a season-high 16 points, one rebound and three assists.

Diaw hadn't scored more than six points in his previous three games and has hit double digits in scoring just eight times this season. The Jazz were blown out 33-17 in the second quarter tonight and the game turned into a bit of a garbage-time special. Ignore Diaw until further notice.
Jan 25 - 12:18 AM
Boris Diaw - F/C - Jazz

Boris Diaw scored a season-high 13 points on 5-of-11 shooting with six assists, four rebounds, one triple and two turnovers in 33 minutes on Tuesday vs. the Suns.

Diaw's minutes have gone up in five straight games, so he's suddenly on the radar again in very deep leagues. This was his second game in a row with double-digit points, and Trey Lyles didn't help himself with a scoreless dud. His value will be shattered once Derrick Favors (knee) returns.
Wed, Dec 7, 2016 12:05:00 AM
Boris Diaw - F/C - Jazz

Boris Diaw started on Friday vs. the Hawks and scored two points with three rebounds, three assists and one turnover in 19 minutes.

He was 1-of-6 from the field and missed all four of his 3-pointers, so he's now shooting 29.4 percent from the field on the season and 14.2 percent from deep. If he's on your fantasy team, you're probably losing.
Fri, Nov 25, 2016 11:33:00 PM
Boris Diaw - F/C - Jazz

Boris Diaw will start against the Hawks with Trey Lyles moving to the bench.

It's more about fit for the Jazz and Diaw did play well on Wednesday. He is not 100 percent and his minutes should be limited, so Diaw is only worth a look in very deep leagues.
Fri, Nov 25, 2016 07:23:00 PM
Boris Diaw - F/C - Jazz

Boris Diaw said he's not 100 percent from his leg contusion yet.

"I felt good in preseason and then when I got injured I took a few steps back, so I'm trying to get back to where I was," Diaw said. He started the second half on Wednesday and could start tonight over Trey Lyles. This is a situation to avoid in most leagues.
Fri, Nov 25, 2016 05:07:00 PM
Boris Diaw - F/C - Jazz

Boris Diaw started the second half on Wednesday, finishing with 11 points, three rebounds, three assists and one 3-pointer in 23 minutes.

He played much better this time around. Diaw won't have enough upside to use in most leagues with he and Trey Lyles canceling each other out.
Thu, Nov 24, 2016 01:15:00 AM
Boris Diaw - F/C - Jazz

Boris Diaw returned from a rest day on Sunday but scored just two points with two rebounds in eight minutes off the bench.

Diaw's return seemed to be good news for a Jazz team already missing Derrick Favors (knee), but he was an afterthought tonight. Diaw's total rebound rate of 4.9 percent ranks dead-last among non-guards this season, and it would shatter his previous career-low of 8.1 percent. He also has the league's worst turnover ratio, and the worst effective field goal percentage (26.2) of anyone averaging at least 20 minutes. If it wasn't clear, he belongs on the waiver wire.
Mon, Nov 21, 2016 12:21:00 AM
Boris Diaw - F/C - Jazz

Boris Diaw will return to action vs. the Nuggets on Sunday, as expected.

Trey Lyles will start at PF again in the absence of Derrick Favors (knee), with Diaw providing playmaking and depth with the second unit.
Sun, Nov 20, 2016 08:05:00 PM
Boris Diaw - F/C - Jazz

Boris Diaw (rest) will not play on Saturday against the Rockets.

He looked hurt on Thursday, so the Jazz will sit him down tonight. With Diaw out, Trey Lyles gets a big bump in minutes while the Jazz will go small with more of Joe Ingles and Joe Johnson off the bench.
Sat, Nov 19, 2016 03:46:00 PM
Boris Diaw - F/C - Jazz

Boris Diaw started against the Bulls on Thursday, finishing with three points, one rebound and one 3-pointer in 22 minutes.

Maybe he's hurt because Diaw didn't give the Jazz good minutes tonight. Derrick Favors (knee) is going to miss some time, but Diaw is likely not going to play more than 20-24 minutes consistently. He's only a short-term player to pick up in deep leagues.
Fri, Nov 18, 2016 01:14:00 AM
Boris Diaw - F/C - Jazz

Boris Diaw and Dante Exum are starting for Derrick Favors (knee) and George Hill (thumb) against the Bulls on Thursday.

Coach Quin Snyder will keep Trey Lyles off the bench to help the second unit. If Lyles can string some games together, he may have some value while Favors is on the shelf.
Thu, Nov 17, 2016 08:56:00 PM