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Prospect Profile

Evan Fournier

  • Full Name: Evan Fournier
  • Position: Guard
  • Height/Weight: 6-6 / 185
  • Birthdate: October 29, 1992
  • College: Poitiers Basket (France)


  * Scorer
  * Good feel for game, basketball IQ
  * Can create his own shot
  * Good ball handler
  * Poised for such a young player


  * Thin and weak, needs strength
  * Struggles against quick guards defensively
  * Needs work on stroke and range to develop consistency as a shooter

NBA projection:
Still very young and physically immature. Second-round draft potential, stay in Europe for development at least two years.

2010-11 season:
Is playing in the NIKE Hoop Summit (Spring 2011)

Key statistics:
14 mpg, 5.6 ppg, 1.8 rpg, 0.6 apg. FG 50%, FT 84%, 3PT 20%

Cool statistics:
He's a product of INSEP, a basketball academy in France that produced NBA'ers such as Tony Parker, Ronny Turiaf, and Boris Diaw.

Fournier became the youngest player to score more than 20 points in French League history. He did it at a younger age than NBA Players Tony Parker (San Antonio Spurs), Roddy Beaubois (Dallas Mavericks), Mickael Pietrus (Phoenix Suns), Nicolas Batum (Portland Trailblazers), and Boris Diaw (Charlotte Bobcats).

Reminds me of: Worst Case -- Garrett Temple. Best Case -- Kevin Martin

What the Experts Say:
Chris Denker, NetScouts Basketball
"You don't have to watch this kid very long to see his potential, with a few years and some physical development and he'll be a real player."

Current contract and team:
Signed contract extension with Poitiers Basket in France Pro A through 2013.

Chris Denker and Carl Berman are Managing Partners of NetScouts Basketball, "The International Basketball Connection."



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