Pape Badiane, French basketball player, Died at 36


Pape Badiane was born on February 10, 1980, and died on December 24, 2016.

He was a French professional basketball player.

Badiane played 23 times for the men’s French national basketball team between 2007 and 2008.

Following a career that included stops in the NCAA with Cleveland State (2000–2003) and a return to France where he played in Pro A with Roanne, Le Mans and Poitiers, he played in the third French division.

Badiane was a member of the French national team in Eurobasket 2007 and a member of Roanne in Euroleague.

Badiane won the French title with Roanne in 2007.

Badiane also won the French Cup in 2009, the Semaine des As in both 2007 and 2009 and he was selected three times in the French All Star Game (2006, 2007, 2009).

Badiane’s younger brother, Moussa Badiane, is also a professional basketball player.

He died in a traffic accident.

Pape Badiane passed away at 36 years old., Died at 36 years old.