Heurtel with Pau-Orthez in 2009.
|No. 31 – Anadolu Efes Istanbul|
|League||Turkish Super League
April 10, 1989 |
|Listed height||1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Listed weight||91 kg (201 lb)|
|NBA draft||2010 / Undrafted|
|2009–2010||→ Strasbourg IG|
|Career highlights and awards|
Thomas Heurtel (born April 10, 1989) is a French professional basketball player for Anadolu Efes Istanbul of the Turkish Basketball Super League (BSL). Standing at 1.89 m (6 ft 2 1⁄2 in), he plays at the point guard position.
Heurtel rose through the ranks at the French club Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez, and he played in the senior men's first team of the club for two seasons. In the 2008–09 season, he won the French League's Rising Star Award.
On 27 December 2014, just before the start of the Top 16 stage of the 2014–15 Euroleague season, Heurtel signed a three-year contract with Turkish club Anadolu Efes, of the Turkish Basketball Super League (BSL). With Efes, Heurtel needed just two months to win his first club title, as he helped his team to win the Turkish Cup title. Additionally, Heurtel was named the Turkish Cup Final MVP. At the beginning of the next season, Heurtel helped Anadolu Efes to beat Pınar Karşıyaka to win the Turkish President´s Cup, his second title with Efes.
French national team
Heurtel played with the French under-20 national team at the 2008 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, and at the 2009 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, where he won a silver medal. He has also been a member of the senior men's French national basketball team. With France, he played at the EuroBasket 2013, where he won a gold medal, at the 2014 FIBA World Cup, where he won a bronze medal, and at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.
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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.
- Heurtel et Kangur à l'ASVEL (French). L'Équipe. 22 July 2009,
- Thomas Heurtel, savia nueva para el Meridiano (Spanish). ACB.com 22 July 2010.
- Thomas Heurtel, talento rumbo a Vitoria (Spanish). Solobasket. June 2011.
- Thomas Heurtel se desvincula de Laboral Kutxa Baskonia (Spanish); Baskonia, December 27, 2014.
- Anadolu Efes Istanbul signs Thomas Heurtel.; Sportando, December 27, 2014.
- "Efes beats Fenerbahce to win Turkish Cup, Heurtel named MVP.". Sportando.com. 22 February 2015. Retrieved 10 June 2015.
- Anadolu Efes got the “President’s cup”
- Turkish Airlines EuroLeague MVP for February: Thomas Heurtel, Anadolu Efes Istanbul.
- Thomas HEURTEL (FRA).