Johan Petro

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Johan Petro
Johan Petro 2009.jpg
Petro with the Denver Nuggets.
Free agent
Center
Personal information
Born (1986-01-27) January 27, 1986 (age 28)
Paris, France
Nationality French
Listed height 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Listed weight 247 lb (112 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2005 / Round: 1 / Pick: 25th overall
Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics
Pro career 2003–present
Career history
2003–2005 Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez (France)
20052009 Seattle SuperSonics / Oklahoma City Thunder
2009–2010 Denver Nuggets
20102012 New Jersey Nets
2012–2013 Atlanta Hawks
2013–2014 Zhejiang Guangsha (China)
2014 Limoges CSP (France)

Johan Petro (born January 27, 1986) is a French professional basketball player of Guadeloupean descent,[1] who is currently a free agent. He last played for Limoges CSP of the LNB Pro A. He was selected by the SuperSonics with the 25th overall pick in the 2005 NBA draft.

He was a key member of the French junior national team and played at the INSEP. In 2004, he won the French League title with Pau-Orthez. Petro has also represented the French national basketball team.

Professional career[edit]

NBA career[edit]

On January 7, 2009, Petro was traded to the Denver Nuggets along with a 2009 second round pick in exchange for guard Chucky Atkins, a conditional 2009 first round pick and cash considerations.[2] The Nuggets declined Petro's team option, making him an unrestricted free agent. However, they resigned him on August 27, 2009.[3]

On July 10, 2010, the New Jersey Nets signed Petro to a three-year deal worth $10 million, reported by Yahoo! Sports.[4]

On April 26, 2012, Petro scored the final ever points of the New Jersey Nets against the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre.[5]

On July 11, 2012, the Nets traded Petro, Jordan Farmar, Jordan Williams, Anthony Morrow, and DeShawn Stevenson to the Atlanta Hawks for Joe Johnson.[6]

2013–present[edit]

In August 2013, he agreed to a one-year deal with Zhejiang Guangsha.[7] He left them in January 2014.[8]

In February 2014, he returned to France and signed with Limoges CSP.[9] In June 2014, Petro announced that he will stop his career indefinitely to cure his back in Florida.[10]

French national team[edit]

Petro played with the senior men's French national basketball team at the 2006 FIBA World Championship. He won the FIBA EuroBasket with the French team in 2013.

International stats[edit]

Tournament Games played Points per game Rebounds per game Assists per game
2006 FIBA World Championship 7 3.6 2.1 0.7
2013 EuroBasket 10 3.5 2.3 0.2

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
2005–06 Seattle 68 41 18.9 .510 .000 .627 4.4 .2 .4 .8 5.2
2006–07 Seattle 81 13 18.6 .516 .000 .649 4.1 .6 .5 .6 6.2
2007–08 Seattle 72 28 18.2 .419 .000 .736 5.1 .4 .5 .6 6.0
2008–09 Oklahoma City 22 12 18.2 .407 .000 .667 4.3 .3 .7 .2 4.6
2008–09 Denver 27 10 8.1 .429 .000 .429 2.3 .4 .1 .4 2.2
2009–10 Denver 36 16 12.1 .535 .000 .667 3.6 .4 .3 .4 3.4
2010–11 New Jersey 77 1 11.6 .445 .000 .536 2.8 .6 .4 .4 3.5
2011–12 New Jersey 59 10 15.6 .419 1.000 .838 3.8 .8 .4 .4 4.2
2012–13 Atlanta 31 8 11.4 .436 .250 .917 3.6 .5 .3 .3 3.5
Career 473 139 15.4 .462 .154 .678 3.9 .5 .4 .5 4.7

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2009 Denver 10 0 2.6 .222 .000 .625 .6 .1 .0 .1 .9
2010 Denver 6 1 7.5 .545 .000 .500 1.8 .2 .2 .5 2.2
2013 Atlanta 6 4 16.8 .519 .000 .500 3.7 .7 .2 .7 4.8
Career 22 5 7.8 .468 .000 .583 1.8 .3 .1 .4 2.3

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johan Petro NBA Draft Scouting Report Draft Express, May 2005
  2. ^ "Nuggets Acquire Petro from Thunder". NBA.com. 2009-01-07. Retrieved 2009-01-07. 
  3. ^ "Nuggets Re-Sign Petro". NBA.com. 2009-08-27. Retrieved 2009-08-28. 
  4. ^ http://sports.yahoo.com/nba/news?slug=ys-freeagentbuzz070910
  5. ^ "The Newark Star Ledger". April 27, 2012. 
  6. ^ Couch, Ben (July 11, 2012). "A Jolt of Joe for the Nets". Brooklyn Nets. Retrieved July 11, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Johan Petro agreed to terms with Zhejiang Guangsha". Sportando.net. Retrieved 23 August 2013. 
  8. ^ "Joahn Petro leaves Guangsha Lions". Sportando.net. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 
  9. ^ "Johan Petro officially signs with Limoges". Sportando.net. Retrieved February 10, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Johan Petro puts his career on hold to cure his back". Sportando.com. Retrieved June 11, 2014. 

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