Evan Fournier

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Evan Fournier
Evan Fournier 1.JPG
No. 10 – Orlando Magic
Position Shooting guard
League National Basketball Association
Personal information
Born (1992-10-29) October 29, 1992 (age 21)
Saint-Maurice, France
Nationality French
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2012 / Round: 1 / Pick: 20th overall
Selected by the Denver Nuggets
Pro career 2009–present
Career history
2009–2010 Nanterre
2010–2012 Poitiers
20122014 Denver Nuggets
2014–present Orlando Magic
Career highlights and awards

Evan Mehdi Fournier (born October 29, 1992) is a French professional basketball player who currently plays for the Orlando Magic of the NBA. He played junior basketball at INSEP academy from 2007 to 2009.[1]

Professional[edit]

In 2009, Fournier joined JSF Nanterre of the LNB Pro B for the 2009–10 season. In 2010, he joined Poitiers Basket 86 of the LNB Pro A for the 2010–11 and 2011–12 seasons.

Fournier was selected with the 20th overall pick by the Denver Nuggets in the 2012 NBA draft. He then joined the Nuggets for the 2012 NBA Summer League and in 5 games averaged 14.8 points, 2.4 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.2 steals in 31.2 minutes per game.[2] On July 11, 2012, he signed a multi-year contract with the Nuggets.[3]

He re-joined the Nuggets for the 2013 NBA Summer League.[4]

On June 26, 2014, Fournier was traded, along with the draft rights to Roy Devyn Marble, to the Orlando Magic in exchange for Arron Afflalo.[5][6]

NBA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2012–13 Denver 38 4 11.3 .493 .407 .769 .9 1.2 .5 .0 5.3
2013–14 Denver 76 4 19.8 .419 .376 .756 2.7 1.5 .4 .1 8.4
Career 114 8 16.9 .435 .381 .759 2.1 1.4 .5 .1 7.4

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2013 Denver 4 4 13.3 .353 .000 .875 .0 1.0 .5 .0 4.8
Career 4 4 13.3 .353 .000 .875 .0 1.0 .5 .0 4.8

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evan Fournier | EuroBasket 2013
  2. ^ 2012 Summer League Statistics
  3. ^ Denver Nuggets sign first-round draft pick Evan Fournier
  4. ^ 2013 Summer League Statistics
  5. ^ Magic Trade Afflalo; Acquire Fournier and Marble
  6. ^ Magic trade Arron Afflalo to Nuggets
  7. ^ "Serbia hold off France to win title". FIBA Europe. August 2, 2009. Retrieved October 17, 2011. 
  8. ^ "France suffocate Russia to win Bronze". FIBA Europe. July 24, 2011. Retrieved October 17, 2011. 
  9. ^ Beeken, Walker (April 13, 2011). "Nike Hoop Summit Scouting Reports: International Guards/Wings". draftexpress.com. Retrieved October 17, 2011. 
  10. ^ a b (French) "Pro A Trophées LNB: Kunter et Fournier récompensés". sports.fr. May 14, 2011. Retrieved October 17, 2011. 
  11. ^ "Kanter named MVP". FIBA Europe. August 2, 2009. Retrieved October 17, 2011. 
  12. ^ "MVP Mirotic leads All Tournament team". FIBA Europe. July 24, 2011. Retrieved October 17, 2011. 

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