Player Profile: Kevin Seraphin
Weight: 275 lbs.
Birthdate: December 7, 1989
NBA Years: 1
Drafted: 17th Overall (First Round) By Chicago In 2010
Career Transactions: Traded by Chicago to Washington along with Kirk Hinrich and cash considerations in exchange for the rights to Vladimir Veremeenko (7/8/10).
Professionally: Made his first career NBA start at SAC (12/8)…Prior to being drafted by Washington, spent his entire career competing for Cholet Basket…Was named to the 2009 All-Tournament team of the FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship after leading France to a Silver Medal…Scored eight points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked four shots for the World Select Team’s 97-89 win over the USA Select Junior Team which featured current teammate John Wall at the 2009 Nike Hoop Summit in Portland.
Personally: Name is pronounced Keh-Veen Seh-ruh-fin…Is a fixture at Wizards Basketball Camps and community events, including “Salute To The Stars” and the annual “Family-to-Family Holiday Delivery”…Was a teammate of Dallas’ Rodrigue Beaubois for Cholet Basket in France.
2010-11: Appeared in 58 games (one start) as a rookie, and averaged 2.7 points and 2.6 rebounds in 10.9 minutes per game…Scored a season-high 12 points vs. OKC (3/14)…Scored six points and grabbed a season-high nine rebounds vs. LAL (2/14)…Grabbed seven rebounds in his first career start (at SAC, 12/8)…Blocked a season-high four shots at LAL (12/7).