Nouha Diakité

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Nouha Diakité
No. 19 – Lille
Position Center
League LNB Pro B
Personal information
Born (1980-12-20) December 20, 1980 (age 37)
Athis-Mons, Essonne
Nationality Malian / French
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 239.8 lb (109 kg)
Career information
College Barton County CC (2001–2003)
Louisville (2003–2004)
Playing career 2003–present
Career history
2003–2005 JA Vichy
2005–2006 ESPE Basket Châlons-en-Champagne
2006 Aix Maurienne Savoie Basket
2006–2008 ASVEL Villeurbanne
2008 BK Prostějov
2008–2009 Hyères-Toulon
2009 Illescas
2009–2010 Pau-Orthez
2010–2011 Champagne Châlons Reims
2011–2012 JA Vichy
2012–2013 Mouloudia Oujda
2013–present Lille

Nouha Diakité (born December 20, 1980) is a Malian-French basketball player.[1][2] He is a member of the Mali national basketball team.

In his most recent professional season, 2008–09, Diakate bounced from BK Prostejov of the Czech League to Hyeres-Toulon Var Basket of the French League before landing with CB Illescas Urban CLM in Spain for the last 14 games of the season.[3] On August 31, 2009, he signed with Pau-Orthez of the Ligue Nationale de Basketball.[4]

Nouha Diakité has played for the Mali national basketball team in the FIBA Africa Championship in 2005, 2007, and 2009.[5] The team reached the quarterfinals in each of these appearances.