Florent Piétrus

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Florent Piétrus
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No. 11 – SLUC Nancy Basket
Position Small forward / Power forward
League LNB Pro A
Personal information
Born (1981-01-19) January 19, 1981 (age 33)
Les Abymes, Guadeloupe
Nationality French
Listed height 6 ft 7 12 in (2.02 m)
Listed weight 235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2003 / Undrafted
Pro career 1999–present
Career history
1999–2004 Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez
2004–2007 Unicaja Málaga
2007–2008 MMT Estudiantes
2008–2010 Valencia
2010 Caja Laboral
2010–2013 Valencia
2013–present SLUC Nancy Basket

Florent Marius Piétrus (born January 19, 1981) is a French professional basketball player. He is currently playing with SLUC Nancy Basket. His younger brother, Mickaël Piétrus, played in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Professional career[edit]

Piétrus began his career with the French League club Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez (1999-04). He went undrafted in the 2003 NBA Draft. Since then he has played in the Spanish League with Unicaja Málaga (2004–07), MMT Estudiantes (2007–08), Valencia (2008–10), Caja Laboral (2010) and again with Valencia (2010–13).

On July 22, 2013, Piétrus signed with SLUC Nancy Basket.[1]

French national team[edit]

In September 2005, Piétrus won the bronze medal at the EuroBasket 2005 with the French National Team. Silver in 2011. Gold in 2013.

Piétrus also played for France in the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Turkey and at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

International stats[edit]

Tournament Games played Points per game Rebounds per game Assists per game
2003 EuroBasket 6 6.8 5.3 0.7
2005 EuroBasket 7 7.6 7.1 0.6
2006 FIBA World Championship 9 9.7 6.7 0.6
2007 EuroBasket 7 8.9 3.7 0.6
2009 EuroBasket 8 6.5 2.9 1.1
2010 FIBA World Championship 4 4.5 4.8 1.5
2011 EuroBasket 11 2.6 3.4 0.8
2012 Olympics 6 4.5 2.8 0.5
2013 EuroBasket 11 1.9 3.5 0.2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Florent Pietrus moves to Nancy". Sportando.net. Retrieved 22 July 2013. 

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