Thabo Sefolosha

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Thabo

Sefolosha

2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 25.6 44.5 30.1 76.1 7.3 4.4 1.6 0.5
CAREER STATS 23.2 44.7 34.3 73.4 5.9 3.9 1.5 0.5

HEIGHT

6 ft7 in

/ 2.01m

WEIGHT

220 lbs

/ 99.8kg

LATEST VIDEOS

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Be sure to check out the next episode of Beyond the Paint on Tuesday, January 24th at 10pm EST.

0021600633 atl det recap

Reggie Jackson scores 26 points and the Pistons beat the Hawks 118-95.

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Thabo Sefalosha gets the steal then goes the other way for the big throwdown.

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Thabo Sefolosha makes the steal and takes it in for the easy slam.

20170110 ATL BKN recap go90

Dennis Schroder has 19 points and 10 assists to lead the Hawks over the Nets, 117-97.

0021600573 atl bkn thabo sefolosha dish

Thabo Sefolosha saves the ball with the behind-the-head assist to Kent Bazemore for two.

0021600557 atl dal recap

Atlanta's Tim Hardaway Jr. knocks down 5 three's off the bench to lead the Hawks with 22 points in their win over the Mavericks, 97-82.

0021600530 atl orl recap

Dennis Schroder scores 18 points, Dwight Howard adds 13 points with 12 rebounds as the Hawks top the Magic, 111-92.

0021600498 det atl sefolosha and 1 3q

Thabo Sefolosha drives through the heart of the Pistons' defense and gets the layup to go, plus a foul.

20161228 NYK ATL recap go90

Dennis Schroder scores 27 points and Dwight Howard snags 22 rebounds for the Hawks as they outlast the Knicks in overtime, 102-98.

20161226 ATL MIN recap go90

Zach LaVine and Andrew Wiggins combine for 42 points in the 104-90 win over the Hawks.

20161219 ATL OKC recap go90

Russell Westbrook scores 46 points in a losing effort as the Thunder fall to the Hawks, 110-108.

20161213 ORL ATL recap go90

Elfrid Payton has a career night with 26 points and 14 assists in a 131-120 Magic win over the Hawks.

0021600369 orl atl RECAP

Elfrid Payton heats up for 26 points with 14 assists as the Magic beat the Hawks on Tuesday night.

0021600369 orl atl Sefolosha Three Q3

Thabo Sefolosha gets the corner three-pointer to go.

0021600369 orl atl Sefolosha Put Back q1

Thabo Sefolosha goes up for the one-hand put-back jam.

0021600324 MIA ATL RECAP

Dwight Howard scores 23 points and grabs 17 boards, Paul Millsap adds 21 and the Hawk defeat the Heat 103-95.

0021600324_VO_ATL_SELFOLOSHA_DUNK

Thabo Sefolosha climbs the ladder and throws down the put back slam off the Mike Muscala miss.

0021600307 okc atl recap

Russell Westbrook tallies another triple-double to make it six straight as the Thunder win in Atlanta, 102-99.

0021600307 okc atl korver three 2q

Thabo Sefolosha drives and collapses the defense to find Kyle Korver in the corner for three.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

2013-14 SEASON:
Appeared in 61 games (61 starts) and averaged 6.3 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.30 steals in 26.0 minutes… Scored in double figures 10 times (Oklahoma City went 9-1 in those games)...Recorded six steals (one shy of career-high) at LAC (11/13), then registered six steals for a second time at MIA (1/29)...Went a perfect 6-of-6 from the field en route to 13 points during win at BOS (1/24)... ...One DNP – Flu like symptoms...Three DNP – Sprained Right Knee...17 DNP’s –Left Calf Strain

2012-13 SEASON:
Set a career-high with 28 points, on a career- high 11 made field goals, including a career- high six made 3-point field goals at Houston (2/20). Recorded a career-best 7.6 points per game on a career-high 48.1% shooting. Posted a steal in 14 consecutive games earlier this season which represents a career-long streak. Shot 41.9% from 3-point range on the season (Ranked 16th in the NBA). Set a then-Thunder high with 20 points at Phoenix (2/10). In the game, set a then career-high with five made 3-point FG. Scored in double figures on 21 occasions. Recorded nine points on perfect 3-of-3 3-point shooting in the first quarter during Oklahoma City victory vs. Toronto (11/6). Pulled-down a season-high 12 rebounds on at Denver (3/1). One DNP – Neck Strain. One DNP - Inactive

PREVIOUS SEASONS:
2011-12: Oklahoma City went 31-11 with Sefolosha in the starting lineup. Set a career-high with seven steals during win at Milwaukee (4/9). Returned to Thunder lineup at Denver (3/15) for the first time after missing the 23 previous games with right foot soreness. Led the Thunder in three-point shooting accuracy after connecting on 43.7% of his three-point attempts (31-71 3FG). Scored in double figures on six occasions. Scored 19 points at Boston (1/16) which represented a new Thunder-high. One game on Inactive List (Flu-Like Symptoms).
2010-11: Thunder posted a 9-2 record when Sefolosha scored in double figures. His 47.1 shooting percentage on the season is the best of any year in his career. Matched a career-high with 13 rebounds during win at Houston on 1/12. Scored a season-high 15 points (5-8 FGs) to go along with a team-high nine rebounds 12/15 vs. Houston. Netted a career-high six steals 12/3 at Toronto. Posted second double-double of the season with 13 points and 10 rebounds in OT win at Indiana (11/26). Recorded a double-double with 13 points on perfect 5-of-5 field goal shooting to go along with a team-high 11 rebounds during win vs. Minnesota (11/22). Scored in double figures back-to-back outings at Milwaukee (11 points; three steals) and Minnesota (13 points; 5-5 FGs). Played a game-high and career-high 55 minutes during OKC triple OT win at New Jersey (12/1).
2009-10: Named to the NBA�s All-Defensive Second Team. One of four players to start all 82 games for the Thunder. Scored in double-figures 16 times. Tallied 15 points on 6-10 FGs including 2-2 three point shooting in contest vs. Phoenix (4/9). recorded three double-doubles on the year. At San Antonio on 2/24 recorded 12 points to go along with career-high (tying) 13 rebounds, including a career-high (tying) 10 offensive rebounds. In three- game stretch (12/14 at Denver - 12/18 vs. Detroit) averaged 9.7 points on 66.7% shooting (12-18 FG�s). Matched season-high with 16 points on 6-of-11 shooting at LAL (12/22). Set a season high with 16 points (2-of-3 3-point FG�s) in Thunder win vs. Washington (11/20). Matched a season-high with four steals on three different occasions {last at Miami (11/17)}. Tied career-high with four blocked shots at Sacramento (11/10). Posted double-double with a 13 points (4-of-6 FG�s, including a perfect 3-of-3 from behind the 3-point line) and 10 rebounds during OKC win vs. Orlando (11/8).
2008-09: Appeared in 66 games (36 starts) with Chicago and Oklahoma City. Missed final three games of the season with a dislocated left index finger. In 22 starts with OKC, Thunder posted 9-13 record. Career-high tying four blocks vs. Chicago on 3/18 and at Boston on 3/29. 10 or more rebounds once. One double-double. Recorded season-high 17 points and career-high five steals at Sacramento (3/10). One DNP-CD. Missed three games due to injury.
2007-08: Played in 69 games and made a career-high 22 starts. Averaged career-bests and set single- game career-highs in every statistical category. Averaged 6.7 ppg, 3.7 rpg and 1.9 apg in 20.8 mpg. Had four games of 20-plus points, including a career- high 22 points twice, and three games of 10-plus rebounds, including a career- high 13 rebounds at DET (01/19). Led the team in scoring four times, rebounds eight times and assists twice. Recorded three point-rebound double-doubles. Missed one game with a right ankle sprain (1/03) and six games because of a left groin strain (2/29-3/09). Also logged six DNP-CDs.
2006-07: Appeared in 71 games during his rookie campaign and averaged 3.6 ppg and 2.2 rpg in 12.2 mpg. Had one double-double. In his NBA debut at Miami on 10/31, tallied 11 points (4-4 FG, 3-3 FT), two rebounds, two steals and one assist in less than 11 minutes. Recorded 11 DNP-CDs.

INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:
Played for the Swiss team in the 2009 Eurobasket championships. Appeared in four Eurobasket games and complied averages of 15.8 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3.3 assists in 37.3 minutes per contest. As a member of the Swiss National Team. Played in the 2005 French Pro A All-Star Game. Started his pro career in 2001- 02, at the age of 17, in the top domestic league in Switzerland (the LNA), with Tege Riviera Basket. Played the following three seasons (2002-05) with Chalon- Sur-Saone, the premier pro league in France. Signed with Italian Serie A club Angelico squad Angelico Biella prior to the 2005-06 season and averaged 12.0 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 2.3 apg, 1.95 spg and 29.4 mpg in Italy's top league.

PERSONAL:
Name is pronounced TA-bow sef-a- LOW-sha. Full name is Thabo Patrick Sefolosha. Originally an early-entry candidate for the 2005 NBA Draft before he withdrew his name from consideration. His South African father and French mother left South Africa for Switzerland shortly before he was born in 1984. His mother is an accomplished artist and his father is an skilled musician.

Traditional Season Stats

SeasonGPMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTTOVSTLBLKPFDD2TD3PTS+/-
Season2016 39GP 1000MIN 114FGM 256FGA 44.5FG% 223PM 733PA 30.13P% 35FTM 46FTA 76.1FT% 30OREB 143DREB 173REB 64AST 39TOV 69STL 21BLK 61PF 0DD2 0TD3 285PTS -14+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2016ATL3924100028511425644.5227330.1354676.1301431736469213961-14
2015ATL7511175748018837150.74212334.1629962.652282334107853768109-19
2014ATL52797527810424941.8257832.1455877.6531702237553213867173
2013OKC6161158438314134041.54815231.6536976.8501702209479175590120
2012OKC8181222861322446648.110825841.9576982.6582593171251034464177505
2011OKC42429132036715543.2317143.7384388.4211071284737174078136
2010OKC7979204940115733347.12810227.5597974.765281346111973855171102
2009OKC82822348489194441444113131.3608967.47631138714597469015479
2008OKC23227181957317541.793724.3404883.328911194640262754-192
2008CHI43147341947918243.415503021258426971236535193750-225
2007CHI6922143546418042142.82988337510472.150205255129613093128-101
2006CHI71486725610925642.6154235.7234551.1351181536033116010087

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