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Evan Fournier


ABOUT

Full NameEvan Mehdi Fournier

BornOctober 29, 1992

Height6 ft 7 in

NationalityFrench

RoleShooting Guard/Small Forward

ABOUT

Evan Mehdi Fournier is a French professional basketball player for the Orlando Magic of the NBA, He was drafted 20th overall by the Denver Nuggets in the 2012 NBA draft.


He played junior basketball at the French INSEP academy from 2007 to 2009, He wears jersey number 10 on the back as he used to idolize Point Guard Mike Bibby.


In September 2009, Fournier signed a one-year deal with JSF Nanterre of the LNB Pro B. In June 2010, he signed a two-year deal Poitiers Basket 86 of the LNB Pro A.


After being drafted by the Nuggets, he played for them in the 2012 NBA Summer League, His game time was limited in his rookie season but he started making more appearances towards the end, scoring a season-best 24 points on 14 April 2013. On 26 June 2014, Fournier was traded to the Orlando Magic, In 2015–16, Fournier had a career year in which he averaged personal highs in scoring (15.4 ppg), rebounding (2.8 rpg), assists (2.7 apg), steals (1.2 spg) and minutes (32.5 mpg).


On 16 January 2018, Fournier scored a career-high 32 points in a 108–102 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.


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