Thabo Sefolosha

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Thabo

Sefolosha

2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 24.6 49.1 31 63.6 7.2 4.6 1.7 0.3
CAREER STATS 23.1 44.9 34.5 72.9 5.9 3.9 1.5 0.4

HEIGHT

6 ft7 in

/ 2.01m

WEIGHT

220 lbs

/ 99.8kg

LATEST VIDEOS

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.

0021600307 okc atl sefolosha block 1q

Thabo Sefolosha slides over to come up with the swat against Victor Oladipo at the rim on the break.

0021600259 atl gsw recap

On his bobblehead night, Kevin Durant scores 25 points with 14 rebounds and Stephen Curry adds 25 as the Warriors edge the Hawks at home.

0021600216 atl ind recap

Dwight Howard has a monster game with 23 points and 20 rebounds as the Hawks defeat the Pacers on the road, 96-85.

0021600154 atl mia recap

Dennis Schroder scores 18 points as the Hawks push their winning streak to five games by beating the reeling Heat 93-90.

110616_111216_best_handles_crossovers

Check out the best crossovers and handles of the week featuring the best ball handlers in the NBA.

0021600132_phi_atl_recap

Tim Hardaway Jr. and Kent Bazemore combine for 37 points as the Hawks fly past the 76ers, 117-96.

0021600111_chi_atl_recap

Dwight Howard scores 18 points and grabs 10 rebounds to lead the Hawks past the Bulls, 115-107.

0021600111_chi_atl_play2_thabo_steal_finish_1q

Thabo Sefolosha does it all on this play, stealing the ball and tipping it in on the fast break.

20161107 Dr. Scholls Moves of the Week

Check out the Dr. Scholl's moves of the week.

0021600084_hou_atl_recap

Dwight Howard scores 20 points and grabs 14 rebounds against his former team, the Rockets.

0021600084_hou_atl_thabo_dunk_1q

Thabo Sefolosha steals the ball and dunks it home.

0021600070_atl_was_recap

Bradley Beal scores 28 points to lead the Wizards to their first win of the season over the Hawks, 95-92.

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Thabo Sefolosha feeds Dwight Howard for an alley-oop slam.

20161031 motn

On the Hawks break, Thabo Sefalosha takes the bounce pass and makes the amazing reverse layup.

0021600044_sac_atl_sefolosha_reverse_3q

Thabo Sefolosha drives on the baseline and gets a high floating reverse shot to fall.

20161029 ATL PHI recap go90

Paul Millsap scores 17 points to help the Hawks beat the Sixers, 104-72.

20161027 WAS ATL recap go90

Paul Millsap had 28 points to lead the Hawks and Dwight Howard chipped in 11 points and 19 rebounds and the Hawks top the Wizards, 114-99.

0021600014_was_atl_recap

Dwight Howard records a double-double and Paul Millsap gets 28 points as the Hawks drop the Wizards, 114-99.


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 19GP 467MIN 57FGM 116FGA 49.1FG% 93PM 293PA 313P% 14FTM 22FTA 63.6FT% 17OREB 70DREB 87REB 32AST 20TOV 40STL 6BLK 26PF 0DD2 0TD3 137PTS -12+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2016ATL1944671375711649.192931142263.6177087324062026-12
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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