Fabien Causeur

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Fabien Causeur
No. 1 – Real Madrid
Position Shooting guard
League Liga ACB
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1987-06-16) 16 June 1987 (age 31)
Brest, France
Nationality French
Listed height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Listed weight 91 kg (201 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 2009 / Undrafted
Playing career 2005–present
Career history
2005–2009 STB Le Havre
2009–2012 Cholet Basket
2012–2016 Baskonia
2016–2017 Brose Bamberg
2017–present Real Madrid
Career highlights and awards

Fabien Causeur (born 16 June 1987) is a French professional basketball player for Real Madrid of the Liga ACB and the EuroLeague. Standing at 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m),[1] he plays at the shooting guard position.

Professional career[edit]

Causeur played in the French League starting in 2005. He spent the first four years of his career with STB Le Havre. Le Havre finished fifth in the French League in the 2007–08 season; as a result Causeur played eight games with the team in the EuroCup 2008–09. Causeur joined the French team Cholet Basket for the 2009–10 season.[2] He saw action in five games for the team in the EuroCup 2009–10.

He then moved to the Liga ACB club Saski Baskonia, where he played from 2012 to 2016. On 3 August 2016 Causeur signed with Brose Bamberg of the German Basketball Bundesliga and the EuroLeague.[3]

In the 2016–17 season, Causeur won the Basketball Bundesliga title with Bamberg after sweeping EWE Baskets Oldenburg 3–0 in the Finals. Causeur was named the BBL Finals MVP, after averaging 14.0 points and 5.3 rebounds in the series.[4]

On 25 July 2017 Causeur signed a two-year deal with Real Madrid.[5][6] In May 2018, Real Madrid won the 2017–18 EuroLeague championship, after defeating Fenerbahçe Doğuş in the final game with 85–80.[7] Over 36 EuroLeague games, Causeur averaged 6.9 points, 1.9 assists and 1.6 rebounds per game.

International career[edit]

Causeur first played with the junior national teams of France at the 2007 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. He was selected to the senior men's French national basketball team for the first time for the 2010 FIBA World Championship. He also played at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[8]

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

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.

Denotes season in which Causeur's team won the EuroLeague

EuroLeague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2010–11 Cholet 4 3 29.3 .379 .267 .643 3.5 2.3 1.0 .0 8.8 8.3
2012–13 Baskonia 28 13 20.8 .503 .375 .692 1.7 1.5 .7 .1 7.7 5.8
2013–14 17 12 23.2 .424 .297 1.000 2.4 1.5 .5 .1 5.9 6.0
2014–15 23 19 23.9 .506 .345 .700 2.7 2.3 1.3 .3 9.3 11.4
2015–16 21 20 28.2 .444 .395 .81 3.1 2.0 1.1 .3 10.3 11.0
2016–17 Bamberg 29 29 25.3 .502 .347 .776 3.2 2.2 .8 .4 9.9 11.0
2017–18 Real Madrid 36 24 18.1 .529 .441 .712 1.6 1.9 .4 .1 6.9 7.2
Career 158 120 22.9 .487 .368 .750 2.4 1.9 .8 .1 8.3 8.7

References[edit]

  1. ^ CAUSEUR, FABIEN HEIGHT: 1.96.
  2. ^ Profile at eurobasket.com
  3. ^ "Basketball-Meister verpflichtet Franzosen Causeur". br.de. 3 August 2016. Retrieved 8 August 2016. 
  4. ^ Threepeat und Sweep! Bamberg gewinnt drittes Spiel gegen Oldenburg und feiert den Titel / Causeur Finals-MVP
  5. ^ "Comunicado Oficial: Fabien Causeur | Real Madrid CF". Real Madrid C.F. - Web Oficial (in Spanish). 25 July 2017. Retrieved 25 July 2017. 
  6. ^ "Así juega Fabien Causeur | Real Madrid CF". Real Madrid C.F. - Web Oficial (in Spanish). 25 July 2017. Retrieved 25 July 2017. 
  7. ^ "Real Madrid is 2018 EuroLeague champion". euroleague.net. 20 May 2018. Retrieved 20 May 2018. 
  8. ^ Fabien CAUSEUR (FRA).

External links[edit]