Piétrus with Valencia, in 2009.
|Position||Small forward / Power forward|
|League||LNB Pro A|
January 19, 1981 |
Les Abymes, Guadeloupe
|Listed height||6 ft 7 1⁄2 in (2.02 m)|
|Listed weight||235 lb (107 kg)|
|NBA draft||2003 / Undrafted|
|1999–2004||Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez|
|2013–2016||SLUC Nancy Basket|
Florent Marius Piétrus (born January 19, 1981) is a French professional basketball player for BCM Gravelines of the LNB Pro A. His younger brother, Mickaël Piétrus, played in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
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).
French national team
In September 2005, Piétrus won the bronze medal at the EuroBasket 2005 with the senior French National Team. He also won the silver medal at the EuroBasket 2011, the gold medal at the EuroBasket 2013, and the bronze medal at the EuroBasket 2015. He also played at EuroBasket 2003, EuroBasket 2007, and EuroBasket 2009.
Piétrus also played with France at the 2006 FIBA World Championship, at the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Turkey, at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, at the 2014 FIBA World Cup, where he won a bronze medal, and at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.
French national team stats
|Tournament||Games played||Points per game||Rebounds per game||Assists per game|
|2006 World Championship||9||9.7||6.7||0.6|
|2010 World Championship||4||4.5||4.8||1.5|
|2014 World Cup||9||3.1||3.7||0.9|
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