Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot

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Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot
Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot shooting.jpg
Luwawu-Cabarrot in 2017
No. 7 – Oklahoma City Thunder
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
League NBA
Personal information
Born (1995-05-09) May 9, 1995 (age 23)
Cannes, France
Nationality French
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2016 / Round: 1 / Pick: 24th overall
Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers
Playing career 2012–present
Career history
2012–2015 Antibes Sharks
2015–2016 Mega Leks
20162018 Philadelphia 76ers
2016Delaware 87ers
2018–present Oklahoma City Thunder
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot (born May 9, 1995) is a French professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected with the 24th overall pick by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2016 NBA draft.

Professional career[edit]

Olympique Antibes (2012–2015)[edit]

Between 2012 and 2014, Luwawu-Cabarrot played a total of five games for Antibes Sharks. In January 2014, he signed his first pro deal with Antibes,[1] and in 2014–15, he became a full squad member for the first time. In 42 games for Antibes in 2014–15, he averaged 7.1 points, 2.5 rebounds, 1.6 assists, and 1.1 steals per game. He also helped the team win the LNB Pro B Leaders Cup.[2] He originally planned to enter the 2015 NBA draft,[3] but ultimately did not.

Mega Leks (2015–2016)[edit]

On July 5, 2015, Luwawu-Cabarrot signed with Mega Leks of Serbia for the 2015–16 season.[4] He helped the club win the Serbian Cup, and at the season's end, he earned All-ABA League Team honours.[5] In 28 ABA League games for Mega Leks, he averaged 14.6 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.7 steals per game.

Philadelphia 76ers (2016–2018)[edit]

In April 2016, Luwawu-Cabarrot declared for the 2016 NBA draft.[6] He was subsequently selected with the 24th overall pick in the draft by the Philadelphia 76ers.[7] On July 3, 2016, he signed his rookie scale contract with the 76ers and joined the team for the 2016 NBA Summer League.[8][9] On October 29, 2016, he made his NBA debut in a 104–72 loss to the Atlanta Hawks, recording one rebound, one assist and one steal in six minutes off the bench.[10] On February 1, 2017, he made the first start of his career in place of the injured Robert Covington and scored seven points in a 113–95 loss to the Dallas Mavericks.[11] On March 12, 2017, he scored a season-high 18 points in a 118–116 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.[12] On March 31, 2017, he set a new season high with 19 points in a 122–105 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers.[13] Two days later, he had a 23-point effort in a 113–105 loss to the Toronto Raptors.[14] On April 10, 2017, he scored a season-best 24 points in a 120–111 loss to the Indiana Pacers.[15] During his rookie season, he had multiple assignments to the Delaware 87ers of the NBA Development League.[16]

Oklahoma City Thunder (2018–present)[edit]

On July 25, 2018, Luwawu-Cabarrot was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder in a three-team deal involving the 76ers and the Atlanta Hawks.[17]

National team career[edit]

Luwawu-Cabarrot played for the junior French national basketball teams at the both the 2014 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, and the 2015 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. In 2015, he helped France to a semifinals appearance, while averaging 11.6 points and 4.9 rebounds per game.[18]

NBA 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  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2016–17 Philadelphia 69 19 17.2 .402 .311 .854 2.2 1.1 .1 .5 6.4
2017–18 Philadelphia 52 7 15.5 .375 .335 .793 1.4 1.0 .2 .1 5.8
Career 121 26 16.5 .390 .323 .834 1.8 1.1 .2 .3 6.1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Antibes announced Winston. Luwawu-Cabarrot signed his first deal". Sportando.com. January 13, 2014. Retrieved July 3, 2016.
  2. ^ "Luwawu-Cabarrot, la pépite d'Antibes". lequipe.fr (in French). February 26, 2015. Retrieved July 3, 2016.
  3. ^ "France's Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot Plans Early Entry In NBA Draft". RealGM.com. February 1, 2015. Retrieved July 3, 2016.
  4. ^ "Mega Leks signs Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot and Alpha Kaba". Sportando.com. July 5, 2015. Retrieved July 3, 2016.
  5. ^ "Dragićević heads the Ideal Starting Five". ABA-Liga.com. March 11, 2016. Archived from the original on March 11, 2016. Retrieved July 3, 2016.
  6. ^ "Mega Leks' Luwawu, Zubac, Kaba, Jaramaz and Zagorac to enter 2016 NBA Draft". Sportando.com. April 11, 2016. Retrieved July 3, 2016.
  7. ^ Cato, Tim (June 23, 2016). "NBA Draft 2016: 76ers select Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot at No. 24". SBNation.com. Retrieved July 3, 2016.
  8. ^ "Sixers Announce Team Has Signed 2016 Draft Picks Ben Simmons and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot". NBA.com. July 3, 2016. Retrieved July 3, 2016.
  9. ^ Boyd, Ray (July 1, 2016). "Ben Simmons Headlines Sixers Summer League Roster". CBSLocal.com. Retrieved January 4, 2017.
  10. ^ "Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot 2016-17 Game Log". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 2, 2017.
  11. ^ "Curry, Mejri lead Mavericks to 113-95 win over 76ers". ESPN.com. February 1, 2017. Retrieved February 2, 2017.
  12. ^ "Saric, Okafor lead 76ers past Lakers 118-116". ESPN.com. March 12, 2017. Retrieved March 13, 2017.
  13. ^ "LeBron, Cavs end rough March with 122-105 win over 76ers". ESPN.com. March 31, 2017. Retrieved April 2, 2017.
  14. ^ "Raptors register ninth straight home win over 76ers, 113-105". ESPN.com. April 2, 2017. Retrieved April 2, 2017.
  15. ^ "Pacers beat 76ers 120-111 to close in on playoff spot". ESPN.com. April 10, 2017. Retrieved April 10, 2017.
  16. ^ "2016-17 NBA Assignments". NBA.com. Retrieved December 5, 2016.
  17. ^ "Thunder Acquires Dennis Schröder and Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot". NBA.com. July 25, 2018. Retrieved July 25, 2018.
  18. ^ "TIMOTHE LUWAWU". FIBAEurope.com. Retrieved July 3, 2016.

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