"And when you look at Boris Diaw, what he's done to this franchise, he's changed everything. As we celebrate his brilliance and when you talk to Boris Diaw, what a classical human being he is. It was 201 years ago today, that Beethoven's symphony number 3 in e flat which shuff-sh-sh escorted in the age of romanticism in music. And when I look at Boris Diaw I think of Beethoven and the age of the romantics. This guy has got it all."

Bill Walton compares what Borris Diaw is in basketball to what Beethoven was to music.