Diabate Souleyman

Diabate Souleyman

Player Profile

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

Profile

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): Basketball Africa League: 5 games: 10.4ppg, 1.6rpg, 4.6apg, 1.6spg, FGP: 26.3%, 3PT-1(59.1%), FT: 75.0%, in August signed at Somouha (Egypt-Superleague, starting five), in September signed at Al Ettehad Alexandria (Egypt-Superleague, starting five), in November signed at Somouha (Egypt-Superleague)
2021-2022: U.S. Monastir (Tunisia-ProA): 4 games: 9.8ppg, 2.0rpg, 4.5apg, 1.0spg, FGP: 46.2%, 3PT:25.0%, FT:85.7%

Awards/Achievements

French U20 Runner-Up -2007
Ivory Coast National Team -2007-19, 21
African Championship in Angola -07
African Championship in Libya -2009 (Silver): 9 games: 8.2ppg, 1.8rpg, Assists-4(3.9apg), Steals-5(2.0spg), FGP: 63.6%, 3PT: 33.3%, FT: 76.2%
Africabasket.com All-African Championship Honorable Mention -2009
EuroChallenge Semifinals -2010
French ProA Semifinals -2010
French La Semaine des As Cup Semifinals -2010
World Championships (FIBA World Cup) in Turkey -2010: 5 games: 9.4ppg, 4.4rpg, 4.4apg, Steals-3(2.4spg), FGP: 48.1%, 3PT: 31.6%, FT: 75.0%
Africabasket.com All-African Championship Third Team -2011
African Championship in Madagascar -2011 (Semifinals): 6 games: 6.8ppg, 2.3rpg, Assists-3(5.0apg), 1.7spg, FGP: 46.2%, 3PT: 42.9%, FT: 68.8%
EuroChallenge Quarterfinals -2012
French ProA All-Star Game -2013
Eurobasket.com All-French ProA Honorable Mention -2013
Afrobasket.com All-African Championship First Team -2013
Afrobasket Championship in Abidjan (Ivory Coast) -2013 (Semifinals): 7 games: 8.9ppg, 3.0rpg, 4.6apg, Steals-2(2.4spg), FGP: 37.5%, 3PT: 34.5%, FT: 66.7%
Afrobasket.com All-African Championship Third Team -2015
Afrobasket Championship in Rades (Tunisia) -2015: 5 games: Score-4(18.4ppg), 4.8rpg, Assists-3(5.8apg), Steals-4(2.8spg), FGP: 66.7%, 3PT: 30.0%, FT: 80.8%
All-African Games in Brazzaville (Congo) -15
Afrobasket Championship -2017: 3 games: 6.3ppg, 2.3rpg, 2.0apg, 1.7spg, FGP: 43.8%, 3PT: 14.3%, FT: 50.0%
Asia-Basket.com All-Chinese NBL Honorable Mention -2017
Slovakian SBL -2018 (Player of the Week Rd.32)
Alpe Adria Cup Finalist -2018
Slovakian League Regular Season Runner-Up -2018
Slovakian League Champion -2018
Eurobasket.com All-Slovakian League Honorable Mention -2018
FIBA World Cup 2019 Qualifiers -2019: 12 games: 9.2ppg, 3.2rpg, 3.8apg, 2.2spg, FGP: 40.8%, 3PT: 32.2%, FT: 59.1%
French ProB -2019 (Player of the Week Rd.28)
World Cup in China -2019: 5 games: 9.0ppg, 1.8rpg, 3.8apg, 1.0spg, FGP: 33.3%, 3PT: 40.0%
FIBA AfroBasket 2021 Qualifiers -2021: 3 games: 4.3ppg, 2.0rpg, 4.0apg, 1.7spg
Basketball Africa League Champion -2021
Egyptian Cup Semifinals -2021
Egyptian League Regular Season Runner-Up -2021
Egyptian League Champion -2021
FIBA AfroBasket in Rwanda -2021 (Silver): 6 games: 10.5ppg, 2.3rpg, 5.0apg, 1.8spg, FGP: 41.2%, 3PT: 30.4%, FT: 77.8%
Egyptian Supercup Winner -2021
Tunisian League Regular Season Runner-Up -2022
Tunisian League Champion -2022