Pacome Dadiet

Pacome Dadiet is a French basketball player in the NBA. Find all his news, origin, age, height, and weight here.
Pacome Dadiet
Pacome Dadiet. (© Alan Le Bolloch)

Pacome Dadiet’s Background

Pacome Dadiet was born on July 27, 2005, in Aubagne, France. He possesses French and Ivorian nationalities. His family moved to Val-de-Marne in the Paris region a year after his birth. His older brother, Maxence Dadiet, is also a professional basketball player.

Career Path

Pacome Dadiet started playing basketball in 2011 at Saint-Charles Charenton, where his brother was already playing. He spent nine years there before joining the Pôle France de Basket-Ball in 2020. After a season at INSEP, he joined the youth academy of Paris Basketball in 2021.

On October 1, 2021, at the age of 16, Pacome made his Betclic Élite debut against JDA Dijon. During that season, he played 22 games in the Espoirs league, finishing as the 10th top scorer with an average of 17.3 points per game, and made 8 appearances with the professional team. In January 2023, he joined Ratiopharm Ulm in Germany after several months of negotiations.

At Ulm, he played with the reserve team, OrangeAcademy, in Germany’s third division. In five games, he averaged 16 points, 4 rebounds, and 3 assists per game. For the 2023-2024 season, he played with Ulm’s professional team in Germany’s first division and the EuroCup. He stood out on December 29, 2023, scoring 17 points and grabbing 4 rebounds in 17 minutes against Mitteldeutscher BC. On February 6, 2024, he set his EuroCup career-high by scoring 15 points against JL Bourg-en-Bresse.

Youth French National Teams

In 2021, Pacome Dadiet began playing with the French youth national teams. He participated in the U16 European Challengers, averaging 6 points and 1.4 rebounds per game. In July 2022, he took part in the U17 World Cup, scoring 4.8 points and providing 2.2 assists over 7 games. He won the bronze medal with the French team.

Position and Playing Style

Pacome Dadiet is a well-rounded forward. Fast and with excellent court vision, he creates opportunities for his teammates. He has a reliable outside shot and often takes offensive initiatives. Defensively, he is known for his intensity and ability to intercept passes.

Pacome Dadiet’s Height

Pacome Dadiet is 6’8″ (2.04 m) tall. His height and wingspan allow him to effectively play the small forward position, where his technical skills and versatility are fully utilized.

Pacome Dadiet’s Salary

As a promising young talent, Pacome Dadiet signed a professional contract with Ulm. While his exact salary is not public, it is estimated to be between approximately 4,000 euros and 8,000 euros per month. Being selected in the first round of the 2024 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks, Pacome Dadiet is expected to see his income skyrocket. He could potentially earn a salary of over 100,000 euros per month in the NBA for the 2024-2025 season.

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