Mamadou Diarra

  • Birthplace: Bamako (Mali)
  • Birthdate: 29/08/1986
  • Position: Center
  • Height: 2,13 m. (7´0´´)
  • Nationality: Mali
Pro career
Mamadou Diarra is a talented player with great athletic skills. Possessing a 7’6″ wingspan and the size to make him a force in the middle, he also has a good shot from 4–5 meters, can run the floor, and has a variety of low-post moves.

In 2006, Diarra moved to the United States, where he enrolled at Stoneridge Preparatory School in Simi Valley, California. Later, he played college basketball for the USC and the Chaminade University of Honolulu.

After not being selected at the 2011 NBA Draft, he moved to Spain to play for Oviedo CB. He has also played for Malabo Kings of the D-1 league of Equatorial Guinea.

Diarra has competed for Mali through multiple youth national teams, and participated at the AfroBasket 2011.

More info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mamadou_Diarra_(basketball)

Highlights

Full match (#15 of Malabo Kings; white shirt):

https://vimeo.com/71674931