Pape-Philippe Amagou

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Pape-Philippe Amagou
No. 17 – Le Mans Sarthe
Position Point guard
League LNB Pro A
Personal information
Born (1985-02-27) February 27, 1985 (age 33)
Maisons-Laffitte, Yvelines
Nationality Côte d'Ivoirean / French
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight 176 lb (80 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2006 / Undrafted
Playing career 2002–present
Career history
2002–2007 Le Mans Sarthe
2007–2008 SLUC Nancy
2008–2009 Kavala
2009–2011 Chorale Roanne
2011–2012 SLUC Nancy
2012–2014 Chorale Roanne
2014–2015 Limoges CSP
2015–present Le Mans Sarthe
Career highlights and awards

Pape-Philippe Amagou (born February 27, 1985) is a Côte d'Ivoirean-French professional basketball player who plays for Le Mans of the LNB Pro A. He is also a member of the Côte d'Ivoire national basketball team.

Professional career[edit]

In 2005–06 season, Amagou became a French national basketball champion with his team Le Mans Sarthe after previously capturing the French National Cup in 2004.[1] Amagou also participated in the French All Star Game in 2005 and 2006.[1] He was an early entry candidate in the 2006 NBA draft but was not selected.[2]

Amagou played with Kavala of the Greek League in the 2008–09 season. He averaged 8.0 points and 2.2 assists per game.[3] From 2009 to 2012, he played with Chorale Roanne. In August 2011, he signed one-year deal with SLUC Nancy.[4] In 2012, he returned to Chorale Roanne and stayed with them for two seasons.

In June 2014, he signed a two-year deal with Limoges CSP.[5] In July 2015, he left Limoges and signed a three-year deal with his first team Le Mans Sarthe.[6]

National team[edit]

Amagou was a member of the Côte d'Ivoire team that finished second at the 2009 FIBA Africa Championship. He was named to the All-Tournament First Team after he finished with 11.4 PPG and 2.4 APG.[7]


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