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Diabate Souleyman

Player Profile

BirthDate 1987/07/21
Height 5.11''
Country Ivorian
Available NO
Passport Import Players - Cotonou
Role Point Guard
Diabate Souleyman
Diabate Souleyman

Diabate Souleyman


A member of the IvoryCoast National team and a  long time starting Pg  in the strongFrench Pro a League playing for Roanne/Nancy and Gravelines. Being only 30years of age we can safely say that he is at the top of his career. 

This is a true floorleader and an amazing passer. Always amongst the leaders in assists including this year in Nancy. Has excellent shooting percentages and a greatbasketball IQ. Can put pressure on the ball full court defensively and alwaysmakes smart decisions offensively. Can play at any European level. Terrific ballhandler, can score both inside and from the perimeter. Sets his teammates welland he is a very good defender.

2004-2005: Charenton (France-N3)
2005-2006: JDA Dijon Bourgogne U21 team: 2 games: 1.5ppg, 1.0rpg
2006-2007: JDA Dijon Bourgogne U21 team: 11 games: 1.7ppg
2007-2008: JDA Dijon Bourgogne U21 team: 18 games: 3.4ppg, 1.1apg
2008-2009: JDA Dijon Bourgogne (France-ProA, starting five): 30 games: 5.3ppg, 1.6rpg, 2.8apg, 1.4spg, FGP: 60.3%, 3PT: 15.8%, FT: 74.5%
2009 July: Sacramento Summer League (Ivorian National Team)
2009-2010: Chorale de Roanne Basket (France-ProA, starting five): EuroChallenge: 15 games: 5.9ppg, 1.3rpg, 4.2apg, 1.7spg, FGP: 58.3%, 3PT: 37.5%, FT: 68.8%; French League: 37 games: 6.5ppg, 2.5rpg, 3.5apg, 1.5spg, FGP: 47.0%, 3PT: 30.8%, FT: 73.7%
2010-2011: Chorale de Roanne Basket (France-ProA, starting five): EuroCup: 6 games: 7.7ppg, 2.0rpg, 3.2apg, 2.3spg, FGP: 56.5%, 3PT: 33.3%, FT: 84.6%; Euroleague Qualifying Round: 2 games: 9.0ppg, 3.0rpg, 2.5apg; French League: 33 games: 8.4ppg, 2.8rpg, 4.7apg, 1.8spg, FGP: 53.7%, 3PT: 34.9%, FT: 69.0%
2011-2012: Chorale de Roanne Basket (France-ProA): EuroChallenge: 12 games: 5.8ppg, 1.8rpg, 4.0apg, 1.3spg, FGP: 51.5%, 3PT: 43.8%, FT: 66.7%; French League: 27 games: 6.8ppg, 2.8rpg, 4.0apg, 1.3spg, FGP: 57.7%, 3PT: 18.6%, FT: 91.2%
2012: signed a 2-year contract with Sluc Nancy Basket Pro (France-ProA)
2012-2013: Sluc Nancy Basket Pro (France-ProA, starting five): 30 games: 13.4ppg, 4.2rpg, Assists-2(6.7apg), Steals-1(2.2spg), FGP: 47.9%, 3PT: 33.7%, FT: 80.4%; EuroChallenge: 6 games: 9.8ppg, 3.3rpg, 4.5apg, 2.0spg, FGP: 53.1%, 3PT: 40.0%, FT: 86.7%
2013 July: NBA Pro Summer League in Las Vegas (Los Angeles Lakers): DNP
2013-2014: BCM Gravelines Dunkerque Grand Littoral (France-ProA, starting five): 20 games: 10.3ppg, 2.2rpg, 3.7apg, 1.5spg, FGP: 43.0%, 3PT: 32.1%, FT: 90.0%; Eurocup: 8 games: 7.1ppg, 3.1rpg, 3.3apg, 1.0spg, FGP: 41.0%, 3PT: 33.3%, FT: 70.0%
2014-2015: BCM Gravelines Dunkerque Grand Littoral (France-ProA): 34 games: 9.6ppg, 2.2rpg, 2.4apg, 1.3spg, FGP: 52.2%, 3PT: 26.1%, FT: 76.4%, left in Jun.`15
2015-2016: In Nov.`15 signed at SPO Rouen Basket (France-ProA, starting five): 26 games: 10.4ppg, 3.5rpg, Assists-1(6.5apg), Steals-2(1.9spg), FGP: 51.3%, 3PT: 26.3%, FT: 72.4%
2016 July: NBA Pro Summer League in Orlando (New York Knicks): 5 games: 4.8ppg, 2.2rpg, 3.0apg
2016-2017: In Nov.`16 signed at KK MZT Skopje Aerodrom (FYR Macedonia-Prva Liga, starting five): Adriatic League: 10 games: 7.1ppg, 2.2rpg, 4.6apg, 1.4spg, FGP: 50.0%, 3PT: 47.8%, FT: 66.7%; Eurocup: 5 games: 5.0ppg, 1.4rpg, 3.6apg, 1.4spg, 2FGP: 39.1%, 3FGP: 10.0%, FT: 50.0%; ABA League: 10 games: 7.1ppg, 2.2rpg, 4.6apg, 1.4spg, 2FGP: 50.0%, 3FGP: 47.8%, FT: 66.7%, left in Jan.`17, in Feb.`17 moved to Champagne Chalons-Reims Basket (France-ProA, starting five): 15 games: 9.7ppg, 2.3rpg, 3.1apg, 1.3spg, FGP: 48.9%, 3PT: 36.8%, FT: 60.0%
2017: Fujian Lightning (China-NBL): 22 games: 25.9ppg, 6.0rpg, Assists-2(6.6apg), Steals-2(3.3spg), FGP: 60.5%, 3PT: 33.1%, FT: 75.3%
2017-2018: In Jan.`18 signed at BK Levicki Patrioti (Slovakia-SBL, starting five): 24 games: 10.5ppg, 3.3rpg, Assists-2(6.5apg), Steals-5(2.0spg), FGP: 53.3%, 3PT: 28.7%, FT: 76.8%; Alpe Adria Cup: 4 games: 4.8ppg, 1.5rpg, 7.0apg, 2.3spg
2018-2019: Sluc Nancy Basket Pro (France-ProB, starting five): 25 games: 10.2ppg, 2.0rpg, Assists-1(7.2apg), Steals-5(1.6spg), FGP: 44.6%, 3PT: 25.8%, FT: 82.1%
2019-2020: Sluc Nancy Basket Pro (France-ProB, starting five), left in Sep.'19 in Nov.'19 signed at FOS Provence Basket (France-ProB, starting five): 18 games: 7.7ppg, 1.4rpg, 4.2apg, 1.2spg, FGP: 41.0%, 3PT: 25.0%, FT: 79.3%
2021: Al Zamalek (Egypt-Superleague)


Africabasket.com All-African Championships Honorable Mention -09
African Championships in Libya -09 (Silver)
African Championships in Angola -07
French U20 Runner-Up -07
World Championships in Turkey -10
French La Semaine des As Cup Semifinals -10
French ProA Semifinals -10
EuroChallenge Semifinals -10
African Championships in Madagascar -11 (Semifinals)
Africabasket.com All-African Championships 3rd Team -11
EuroChallenge Quarterfinals -12
Afrobasket Championships in Abidjan (Ivory Coast) -13 (Semifinals)
Afrobasket.com All-African Championships 1st Team -13
Eurobasket.com All-French ProA Honorable Mention -13
French ProA All-Star Game -13
All-African Games in Brazzaville (Congo) -15
Afrobasket Championships in Rades (Tunisia) -15
Afrobasket.com All-African Championships 3rd Team -15
Asia-Basket.com All-Chinese NBL Honorable Mention -17
Afrobasket Championships -17
Eurobasket.com All-Slovakian League Honorable Mention -18
Slovakian League Champion -18
Slovakian League Regular Season Runner-Up -18
Alpe Adria Cup Finalist -18
Slovakian SBL -18 (Player of the Week Rd.32)
French ProB -19 (Player of the Week Rd.28)
FIBA World Cup 2019 Qualifiers -19
Ivory Coast National Team -07-19



IVORY COAST - POLAND 63-80 Date: September 4, 2019

Diabate Souleyman #10 green

Points: 2FG: 3-5 3FG: 1-4 Rebounds: Assists: Steals: Ranking: 13.0