|Cholet Basket - French League|
|Cholet Basket - FIBA EuroCup/EuroChallenge|
An early entry candidate for the 2009 NBA Draft. Originally an early entry candidate for the 2007 and 2008 NBA Draft before withdrawing his name from consideration.
Has grown up playing for Cholet in France, making his professional debut in 2006-07. Has participated in France's junior national team program. Was discovered by NBA player Mickael Pietrus at an open basketball camp in his native Guadeloupe.
Posted 10.0 points, 2.5 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.1 steals per game in 22.3 minutes over his first 29 appearances in French Pro A. Ramped up production as the season progressed. Had a career-high 31 points, eight assists and five steals vs. Roanne. Tallied 20 points on 9-of-10 shooting vs. Vichy, also adding six rebounds, three assists and three steals. Posted 20 points, four rebounds and four assists vs. Besancon. In FIBA EuroChallenge competition, averaged 9.9 points, 2.8 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.2 steals in 20.6 minutes over 19 games. Finished with 24 points and five assists vs. BC Kyiv. Registered 18 points in each of three consecutive contests vs. Belgacom Liege, Eiffel Towers and BC Kyiv. Tallied 16 points, nine rebounds, eight assists, three steals and one block vs. Benetton Olympic.
In his first season of extensive action, averaged 5.5 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 15.1 minutes a contest in the French Pro A League. Had scored in double figures five times, recording a high of 15 points vs. Lyon-Villeurbanne. Contributed 4.7 points, 1.0 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 18.7 minutes a contest in three FIBA EuroCup games. Missed the first few weeks of the season due to a fractured bone in his left hand.
Appeared in four French Pro A League games, but did not score. Spent the majority of the season with the Cholet Espoirs (junior) team, averaging 13.2 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.4 assists.
With the Cholet Espoirs (junior) team, averaged 10.8 points, 2.1 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 18.1 minutes a contest.
Strengths: Long, athletic and very quick. Terrific wingspan. Developing as a scorer. Good defender.