From: French Guiana
Years Pro: Rookie
31st overall - Milwaukee
- Competed in the 2014 Nike Hoop Summit on the World Team
- Participated in FIBA play for France in the 2013 U18 Euros, 2012 U17 Worlds, and 2011 and 2010 U16 Euros
- From 2010-13, attended and played basketball for elite French sports academy, INSEP
2014-15 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS ... Missed entire 2014-15 pre- and regular season due to recovery from breaking right ankle in offseason … was taken off the Inactive list on 12/13 vs. LAC … returned to Inactive list on 12/26 at ATL … had another surgery on right ankle on 1/5.
PRO CAREER ... 2015 NBA Summer League: Averaged 3.8 points, 2.5 rebound and 1.0 assists in 4 games (4 starts).
PLAYOFF HISTORY ... (0 games, 0 starts) ... 2015: Was on the roster for the First Round series vs. the Bulls, but did not play due to injury.
INTERNATIONAL CAREER ... 2013-14: Averaged 4.6 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.0 assist in 27 games with Roanne in France’s top league, Pro A ... scored season high 14 points vs. Dijon on 11/2 ... grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds vs. Strasbourg on 4/19 ... finished with double-figure scoring five times, including three in row from 12/22 to 1/11.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS ... Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 31st overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft on 6/26/14 ... signed his first NBA contract with Milwaukee on 8/26/14.
PERSONAL ... Originally from Cayenne in French Guiana ... son of Robert and Marie and has two sisters, Davina and Yasmina ... moved to France at the age of 14 to attend and play basketball for the elite academy INSEP ... enjoys listening to French rap ... favorite TV shows include “Hawaii 5-0” and “Scandal” ... would like to travel to Brazil ... enjoys cooking ... on Twitter as @DamienINGLIS.DAMIEN