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Evan Fournier

N/A | Guard

Magic

Biography

Background

CAREER
2012-13: Appeared in 38 games (four starts), averaging 5.3 points and 1.2 assists in 11.3 minutes . . . In second career start, tallied a career-high 24 points to go with a career-high four rebounds, four assists and three steals in 36 minutes vs. POR on 4/14 . . . Posted 17 points, three rebounds, career-high five assists and three steals in 23 minutes vs. HOU on 4/6 . . . Had 18 points (7-9 FG), two assists and three steals in 22 minutes at UTA on 4/3 . . . Erupted for 19 points (6-9 FG), two boards, two assists and two steals in 21 minutes vs. BKN on 3/29 . . . Scored eight points (2-4 3FG) in 12 minutes vs. SAC on 1/26 . . . Scored six points (2-2 3FG) in eight minutes vs. LAC on 1/1 . . . Posted eight points and two assists in 16 minutes vs. CHA on 12/22 . . . Had seven points in 12 minutes at SAC on 12/16 . . . Scored 10 points on 4-of-5 shooting in eight minutes at SAS on 11/17 . . . Registered 44 DNP-CDs.


2011-12: Appeared in 30 games with Union Poitiers Basket 86, averaging 14.0 points, 3.2 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.50 steals in 26.0 minutes per game . . . The 19-year-old became the youngest player in French League history to score at least 20 points when he had 21 against SLUC Nancy on 2/5/11.


PLAYOFFS
2013: Averaged 4.8 points and 1.0 assists in four games (all starts) during Denver's first-round playoff series against Golden State . . . Scored 11 points in NBA playoff debut in Game 1 . . . Made 7 of 8 free throws in the series.


CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by the Denver Nuggets in the first round (26th overall) of the 2011 NBA Draft . . . Signed a multiyear contract with Denver on July 10, 2012.


INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE: Appeared in 59 games with Poitiers . . . Averaged career highs of 14.0 points and 3.2 rebounds in 26.0 minutes in 2011-2012 . . . Named the French League Most Improved Player twice (2011, 2012) . . . Given the French League Rising Star Award twice (2011, 2012) . . . Scored a career high 27 points against Le Mans . . . Participated in the Nike Hoop Summit in 2011 . . . Earned Bronze Medal with France in Europe U20 championships in Spain 2011.


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