French-Ivorian center known for his play throughout European leagues, where he was a three-time French league All-Star between 2007 and 2010. He signed with French team Limoges CSP in 2015.
He went pro in 2001 with ASVEL Basket, but played a season at the junior college level with the College of Southern Idaho in 2004.
He played for France at the 2011 Eurobasket and won a silver medal.
He was born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, one of the most populous cities in West Africa.
He and Tony Parker have played together on the French national team.