Kevin Séraphin

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Kevin Séraphin
Kevin Seraphin Wizards.jpg
Seraphin with the Wizards
Free Agent
Position Power forward / Center
League NBA
Personal information
Born (1989-12-07) December 7, 1989 (age 24)
Cayenne, French Guiana
Nationality French
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 278 lb (126 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2010 / Round: 1 / Pick: 17th overall
Selected by the Chicago Bulls
Pro playing career 2008–present
Career history
2008–2010 Cholet (France)
20102014 Washington Wizards
2011 Caja Laboral (Spain)
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Kevin Séraphin (born December 7, 1989) is a French professional basketball player who is currently a free agent in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was drafted 17th overall in the 2010 NBA draft by the Chicago Bulls. He was subsequently traded to the Washington Wizards after being drafted, along with Kirk Hinrich and cash. He is listed at 6 feet 10 inches (2.08 m) tall and he plays the power forward and center positions.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Seraphin against Lou Amundson

Séraphin only began to play basketball in 2004.[2] He joined the Cholet Basket Youth Academy in 2006 before joining the senior team and make his professional debut in the 2008-09 season with Cholet Basket in the French Pro A League. In 69 games with Cholet Basket, he averaged 4.56 points and 3.52 rebounds in 12.6 minutes in French Pro A League, EuroChallenge and EuroCup competitions.[3]

He was drafted by the Chicago Bulls with the 17th overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft. However on July 8, 2010, Seraphin was traded to the Washington Wizards along with Kirk Hinrich in exchange for draft rights to Vladimir Veremeenko.[4]

On September 20, 2011, he signed a contract to play for Caja Laboral in Spain during the 2011 NBA lockout.[5]

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  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

NBA regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2010–11 Washington 58 1 10.9 .449 .000 .710 2.6 .3 .3 .5 2.7
2011–12 Washington 57 21 20.6 .531 .000 .671 4.9 .6 .3 1.3 7.9
2012–13 Washington 79 8 21.8 .461 .000 .693 4.4 .7 .3 .7 9.1
2013–14 Washington 53 1 10.9 .505 .000 .871 2.4 .3 .1 .5 4.7
Career 247 31 16.6 .485 .000 .714 3.7 .5 .3 .8 6.4

NBA playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2014 Washington 4 0 1.5 .000 .000 .000 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Career 4 0 1.5 .000 .000 .000 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Euroleague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2011–12 Cholet 7 5 19.2 .551 .000 .800 5.0 .6 .4 1.0 8.9 9.4
Career 7 5 19.2 .551 .000 .800 5.0 .6 .4 1.0 8.9 9.4

French national team[edit]

Séraphin was named to the All-Tournament team of the FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship 2009 after helping France to win the silver medal. He was member of the team in 2011, and France reached the finals of the FIBA European Championship, losing to Spain.[6]

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