Fabien Causeur

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Fabien Causeur
Fabien Causeur 1 Real Madrid Baloncesto Euroleague 20171012.jpg
No. 1 – Real Madrid
PositionShooting guard
LeagueLiga ACB
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1987-06-16) 16 June 1987 (age 32)
Brest, France
NationalityFrench
Listed height1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Listed weight91 kg (201 lb)
Career information
NBA draft2009 / Undrafted
Playing career2005–present
Career history
2005–2009STB Le Havre
2009–2012Cholet Basket
2012–2016Baskonia
2016–2017Brose Bamberg
2017–presentReal 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 July 25, 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. On July 3, 2019, Causeur agreed a contract extension with Real Madrid until 2022.[8]

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.[9]

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
2018–19 35 24 14.1 .476 .415 .703 1.7 1.4 .3 .0 5.8 5.5
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. ^ "Official Announcement: Fabien Causeur | Real Madrid CF". Real Madrid C.F. - Web Oficial. 25 July 2017. Retrieved 3 July 2019.
  6. ^ "This is how Fabien Causeur plays | Real Madrid CF". Real Madrid C.F. - Web Oficial. 25 July 2017. Retrieved 3 July 2019.
  7. ^ "Real Madrid is 2018 EuroLeague champion". euroleague.net. 20 May 2018. Retrieved 20 May 2018.
  8. ^ "Official Announcement: Causeur | Real Madrid CF". Real Madrid C.F. - Web Oficial. 3 July 2019. Retrieved 3 July 2019.
  9. ^ Fabien CAUSEUR (FRA).

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