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Yakhouba Diawara
SG/SF - 6'7, 225lbs - 41 years old - 4 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2019 season
  • Birthdate: 08/29/1982
  • Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2005
  • Pre-draft team: Pepperdine
  • Country: France
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
February 2006FranceSigned for the remainder of the season with Climamio Bologna.
26th July, 2006NBASigned a guaranteed two year minimum salary contract with Denver.
7th August, 2008NBASigned a two year, $1,810,000 contract with Miami. Included player option for 2009/10.
9th June, 2009NBAExercised 2009/10 player option.
24th July, 2010ItalySigned a one year contract with Enel Brindisi.
24th July, 2011ItalySigned a one year contract with Cimberio Varese.
21st July, 2012ItalySigned a one year contract with Valencia.
13th September, 2013FranceSigned a one year contract with Gravelines-Dunkirque.
10th March, 2014FranceLeft Gravelines-Dunkirque.
21st August, 2014ItalySigned a one year contract with Varese.
2nd November, 2015FranceSigned for the remainder of the season with Limoges.
31st December, 2016ItalySigned a two week tryout with JuveCaserta.
17th January, 2017ItalySigned for the remainder of the season with JuveCaserta.
Career Moves
1999 - 2001Dijon (France)
2001 - 2003Southern Idaho (Junior College)
2003 - 2005Pepperdine (NCAA)
July 2005Miami Heat (Summer League)
July 2005Minnesota Timberwolves (Summer League)
2005 - February 2006Dijon (France)
February 2006 - July 2006Climamio Bologna (Italy)
July 2006 - June 2008Denver Nuggets (NBA)
August 2008 - June 2010Miami Heat (NBA)
July 2010 - June 2011Enel Brindisi (Italy)
July 2011 - June 2012Varese (Italy)
July 2012 - June 2013Venezia (Italy)
September 2013 - March 2014Gravelines-Dunkirque (France)
August 2014 - June 2015Varese (Italy)
November 2015 - June 2016Limoges (France)
January 2017 - June 2017JuveCaserta (Italy)
Articles about Yakhouba Diawara

August 12, 2010

After the Jones buyout came their renouncements. With the team option on Mario Chalmers exercised, the team promptly renounced everyone other than Dwyane Wade [sic] and Joel Anthony. This meant that 10 free agents from the previous season were renounced; Jermaine O'Neal, Quentin Richardson, Udonis Haslem, Dorell Wright, Yakhouba Diawara, Rafer Alston, Carlos Arroyo, Jamaal Magloire, Shavlik Randolph and Kenny Hasbrouck. Some free agents from previous seasons were also still clogging up cap space; namely, Alonzo Mourning, Steve Smith, John Wallace, Wang Zhi Zhi, Gary Payton, Bimbo Coles, Christian Laettner, and Shandon Anderson. In total, before these renouncements took place, Miami's free agent cap holds amounted to a total of $88,184,132, $24,166,800 alone was for Jermaine O'Neal.

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