Boris Diaw Wrote a Children’s Book

by July 14, 2015

Basketball player. Bon vivant. And now you can add author to the list of things that occupy Boris Diaw’s time.

The San Antonio Spurs forward has penned a children’s book, titled “Hoops to Hippos: True Stories of a Basketball Star on Safari.”

The tome combines Diaw’s love of travel and wildlife photography.

Per the Express-News:

Written in conjunction with National Geographic, the book is described as such:


NBA star Boris Diaw of the San Antonio Spurs takes young readers on safari as he explores his off-court passion: wildlife photography! Join Diaw as he escapes from stampeding wildebeests, comes face-to-face with lions, and discovers why you should never come between a hippo and its watery home. Through engaging stories and photos by Diaw, readers will discover a whole new side to this basketball champ.