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Thabo Sefolosha
Full Name: Thabo Patrick Sefolosha
Position: Guard
Height/Weight: 6-5 (1.96 m) / 215 (97.5 kg)
Birthdate: May 2, 1984 (Vevey, Switzerland)
High School:
Team: Angelico Biella (Italy)
Country: Switzerland
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Chalon-Sur-Saone -- France Pro A
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2003-04 30 0 48 115 .417 23 38 .605 3 32 .094 108 31 47 10 122 4.10
2004-05 42 0 150 310 .484 67 98 .684 28 89 .315 296 99 65 42 395 9.40
Totals 72 0 198 425 .466 90 136 .662 31 121 .256 404 130 112 52 516 7.20
Chalon-Sur-Saone -- ULEB Cup
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2002-03 4 0 1 2 .500 3 5 .600 0 1 .000 5 1 1 0 5 1.30
2004-05 10 0 38 75 .507 22 33 .667 5 17 .294 77 19 25 15 103 10.3
Totals 14 0 39 77 .506 25 38 .658 5 18 .278 82 20 26 15 108 7.70
Angelico Biella -- Italian Serie A
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2005-06 21 0 93 186 .500 43 65 .662 24 55 .436 135 49 41 11 253 12.0

Originally an early entry candidate for the 2005 NBA Draft before withdrawing his name from consideration.

Career Highlights: Participated in the 2005 French Pro A All-Star Game. A member of the Swiss National Team. Began his professional career is Switzerland's top domestic league, the LNA with Tege Riviera Basket in 2001-02. Spent the next three seasons competing in France for Chalon-Sur-Saone in France's top league. Signed with Italian Serie A club Angelico Biella this season.

(2005-06): Averaged 12.0 points and 6.4 rebounds in 29.4 minutes per game in his first season with Angelico Biella in Italy's Serie A.

(2004-05): Posted 9.4 points and 7.0 rebounds in 30.7 minutes per game in French Pro A with Chalon-Sur-Saone, recording 65 blocks and 42 steals in 42 games. In ULEB Cup play, posted 10.3 points and 7.7 rebounds in 29.0 minutes in 10 ULEB Cup contests.

(2003-04): Averaged 4.1 points and 3.6 rebounds in 16.9 minutes during the French Pro A regular season in his first full campaign with Chalon-Sur-Saone's senior team. Posted 10.0 points and 5.0 rebounds over six playoff contests. In the Under-20 European Championships Challenge Round, averaged 16.0 points, 10.6 rebounds and 3.8 steals over five games.

(2002-03): Spent most of the season with Chalon-Sur Saone's junior team, totaling 14.5 points and 9.4 rebounds in 32.0 minutes per game over 29 outings. Appeared in one French Pro A game with the senior team, recording an assist. Competed in four ULEB cup games with the senior team, averaging 1.3 points and 1.3 rebounds per game.

Personal: Parents left South Africa shortly before he was born. Mother is an accomplished artist and his father is an accomplished musician.