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Boston Celtics | #94 | Guard-Forward

Evan

Fournier

PPG

18.6

RPG

2.7

APG

3.4

PIE

10.1

6'7" | 205lb | 28 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

2019-20 SEASON: Played and started in 66 games with Orlando, averaging 18.5 ppg., 3.2 rpg., 2.6 apg. and 1.08 stlpg. in 31.4 minpg., while shooting a team-high .399 (173-434) from three-point range and .818 (180-220) from the free throw line…Tied for 29th in the NBA in three-point FG percentage…Led (or tied) the team in scoring a team-high 24 times and in assists ten times…Scored in double figures 59 times, 20+ points 27 times and 30+ points four times, including a career-high-tying 32 points on Dec. 1 vs. Golden State…Had at least one steal 45 times and two-or-more steals 20 times, including a season-high four steals on Feb. 29 @ San Antonio…Had at least one blocked shot 14 times and two-or-more blocks once…Recorded his 800th career NBA three-point field goal made on Nov. 27 @ Cleveland and his 900th career three-point field goal made on Feb. 8 vs. Milwaukee…Recorded his 1,000th career NBA free throw made on Nov. 29 vs. Toronto…Recorded his 400th career NBA steal on Dec. 20 @ Portland…Played in his 500th career NBA game on Jan. 20 @ Charlotte…Scored his 7,000th career NBA point on Jan. 24 vs. Boston…Passed Darrell Armstrong (654) for sixth on the Magic’s all-time three-point field goals made list on Oct. 30 vs. New York, passed Rashard Lewis (658) for fifth on Nov. 1 vs. Milwaukee and passed Hedo Turkoglu (794) for fourth on Feb. 21 vs. Dallas…Passed Donald Royal (872) for tenth on the Magic’s all-time free throws made list on Nov. 29 vs. Toronto…Passed Darrell Armstrong (2,044) for tenth on the Magic’s all-time field goals made list on Dec. 1 vs. Golden State…Passed Brian Shaw (1,061) for tenth on the Magic’s all-time assists list on Dec. 4 vs. Phoenix…Passed Darrell Armstrong (1,892) for fifth on the Magic’s all-time three-point field goals attempted list on Dec. 6 @ Cleveland and passed Hedo Turkoglu (2,095) for fourth on Feb. 8 vs. Milwaukee…Passed Darrell Armstrong (932) for tenth on the Magic’s all-time personal foul list on Dec. 17 @ Utah and passed Dennis Scott (970) for ninth on Jan. 13 @ Sacramento…Passed Darrell Armstrong (5,898) for tenth on the Magic’s all-time scoring list on Dec. 27 vs. Philadelphia…Passed Scott Skiles (11,940) for tenth on the Magic’s all-time minutes played list on Jan. 4 vs. Utah…Passed Darrell Armstrong (4,878) for tenth on the Magic’s all-time field goals attempted list on Jan. 16 @ L.A. Clippers…Missed seven games due to illness/injury: missed one game (Dec. 15) due to a right quad contusion, three games (Mar. 6-10) due to a UCL sprain in his right elbow and three games (Aug. 9-13) due to illness (non-Covid-19)…Also played and started in five playoff contests, averaging 12.8 ppg., 4.0 rpg., 2.6 apg. and 1.20 stlpg. in 34.1 minpg.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Appeared in 523 career NBA regular season games (381 starts) with Denver and Orlando, averaging 14.1 ppg., 2.7 rpg. and 2.6 apg. in 28.4 minpg….Shot .375 (933-2,485) from three-point range and .807 (1,119-1,387) from the free throw line during his career…Also played in 14 career playoff outings (ten starts), averaging 10.4 ppg., 2.6 rpg., 1.9 apg. and 1.07 stlpg. in 28.5 minpg.

2018-19: Appeared and started in a career-high 81 games with Orlando, averaging 15.1 ppg., 3.6 apg. and 3.2 rpg. in 31.5 minpg., while shooting .806 (137-170) from the free throw line…Led (or tied) the team in scoring 13 times, in rebounding once and in assists 16 times…Scored in double figures 63 times, had 20+ points 19 times and 30+ points once…Hit the game-winning, 24-foot jumper as time expired on Nov. 5 vs. Cleveland…Hit the game-winning, 12-foot jumper as time expired on Dec. 30 vs. Detroit…Scored game-tying layup with 17.7 seconds left to force overtime on Mar. 22 vs. Memphis…Dished out a career-high 10 assists on Oct. 22 @ Boston…Had one double-double…Had at least one steal 47 times and two-or-more steals 17 times…Had at least one blocked shot 11 times and two-or-more blocks once…Scored his 5,000th career NBA point on Oct. 22 @ Boston…Played in his 400th career NBA game on Dec. 4 @ Miami…Dished out his 1,000th career NBA assist on Jan. 12 vs. Boston…Recorded his 2,000th career NBA field goal made on Jan. 16 @ Detroit…Passed JJ Redick (549) for eighth all-time on Dec. 15 vs. Utah…Passed Rashard Lewis (1,650) for sixth all-time on the Magic’s career three-point field goals attempted list on Feb. 24 @ Toronto…Ejected on Mar. 10 @ Memphis after receiving two technical fouls…Missed one game (Dec. 10) due to personal reasons…Also played and started in five playoff contests, averaging 12.4 ppg., 3.2 rpg., 2.0 apg. and 1.40 stlpg. in 35.0 minpg.

2017-18: Appeared and started in 57 games with Orlando, averaging a team-high 17.8 ppg., 3.2 rpg. and 2.9 apg. in 32.2 minpg., while shooting .379 (127-335) from three-point range and .867 (150-173) from the free throw line…Ranked 17th in the NBA in free throw percentage…Led (or tied) the team in scoring 16 times, in rebounding once and in assists five times…Scored in double figures 55 times, had 20+ points 22 times and 30+ points once, including a career-high 32 points on Jan. 16 vs. Minnesota…Recorded a career-high-tying five steals on Nov. 8 vs. New York…Scored his 4,000th career NBA point on Oct. 24 vs. Brooklyn…Pulled down 1,000th career NBA rebound on Mar. 3 vs. Memphis…Passed Scott Skiles (384) for tenth on the Magic’s all-time three-point field goals made list on Oct. 29 @ Charlotte…Passed Anfernee Hardaway (1,176) for tenth on the Magic’s all-time three-point field goals attempted list on Jan. 16 vs. Minnesota…Missed 25 total games due to injury: missed eight games (Dec. 8-23) due to a sprained right ankle and 17 games (Mar. 9-Apr. 11) due to a sprained left knee (MCL).

2016-17: Played in 68 games (66 starts) with Orlando, averaging a team-high 17.2 ppg., 3.1 rpg. and 3.0 apg. in a team-high and career-high 32.8 minpg., while shooting .805 (223-277) from the free throw line…As a starter, averaged 17.3 ppg., 3.1 rpg. and 3.0 apg. in 33.0 minpg.…Led (or tied) the team in scoring 24 times and in assists 11 times…Scored in double figures 60 times and had 20+ points 30 times…Pulled down a career-high 10 rebounds on Feb. 3 vs. Toronto…Had 20 points in the same outing for his first career double-double…Appeared in his 300th career NBA regular season game on Mar. 3 vs. Miami…Missed 14 total games due to injury: missed five games (Dec. 23-Jan. 2) due to a right heel contusion, missed eight games (Jan. 14-29) due to a sore right foot and missed one game (Apr. 6) due to a sore right wrist.

2015-16: Appeared in 79 games (71 starts) with Orlando, averaging 15.4 ppg., 2.8 rpg., 2.7 apg. and 1.22 stlpg. in 32.5 minpg., while shooting a team-high .400 (156-390) from three-point range and a team-high .836 (199-238) from the free throw line…As a starter, averaged 15.6 ppg., 2.9 rpg., 2.7 apg. and 1.28 stlpg. in 33.4 minpg.…Tied for 17th in the NBA in three-point FG percentage and ranked 35th in free throw percentage…Led (or tied) the team in scoring 19 times, in rebounding once and in assists seven times…Scored in double figures 61 times, had 20+ points 24 times and 30+ points twice…Hit the go-ahead three-pointer with 3.1 seconds in overtime on Nov. 18 vs. Minnesota…Hit a go-ahead short jumper with 14.2 seconds left on Dec. 23 vs. Houston…Hit the game-tying layup with 12.2 seconds left to force overtime on Feb. 19 vs. Dallas…Recorded a career-high five steals on Jan. 20 vs. Philadelphia…Logged a career-high 46 minutes on Nov. 4 @ Houston and Apr. 8 vs. Miami…Missed three games (Feb. 28-Mar. 2) due to a sore right wrist.

2014-15: Played in 58 games (32 starts) with Orlando, averaging 12.0 ppg., 2.6 rpg. and 2.1 apg. in 28.6 minpg., while shooting .378 (85-225) from three-point range…As a starter, averaged 14.2 ppg., 2.9 rpg. and 2.5 apg. in 33.3 minpg.…Ranked 31st in the NBA in three-point FG percentage…Led (or tied) the team in scoring six times and in assists four times…Scored in double figures 39 times and had 20+ points six times…Missed 23 games due to injury: missed one game (Nov. 19) due to a left heel contusion, two games (Jan. 10-12) due to a sprained right knee and 20 games (Feb. 27-Apr. 4, 13-15) due to a sore right hip…Did not play once (Apr. 11) due to precautionary rest.

2013-14: Appeared in 76 games (four starts) with Denver, averaging 8.4 ppg., 2.7 rpg. and 1.5 apg. in 19.8 minpg., while shooting .376 (89-237) from three-point range…As a starter, averaged 13.5 ppg., 3.5 rpg. and 1.5 apg. in 35.0 minpg.…Led (or tied) the team in scoring six times and in assists twice…Scored in double figures 27 times and had 20+ points four times…DNP-CD six times.

2012-13: Played in 38 games (four starts) during his rookie campaign with Denver, averaging 5.3 ppg. and 1.2 apg. in 11.3 minpg., while shooting .407 (22-54) from three-point range… Led (or tied) the team in scoring once…Scored in double figures seven times, including 24 points on Apr. 14 vs. Portland…Made his NBA debut on Oct. 31 vs. Philadelphia, tallying five points and one assist in 10 minutes…Made first career NBA start on Feb. 12 @ Toronto, recording six points, one rebound and two assists in 18 minutes…DNP-CD 44 times…Appeared in four playoff games, averaging 4.8 ppg. and 1.0 apg. in 13.3 minpg.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Denver in the first round (20th overall) of the 2012 NBA Draft…Traded from Denver to Orlando in exchange for Arron Afflalo and the draft rights to Devyn Marble (Jun. 26, 2014)…Re-signed as a free agent by Orlando (Jul. 7, 2016).

BEFORE NBA

INTERNATIONAL CAREER: Played in 59 games with Union Poitiers Basket 86 of the French League…In 2011-12, averaged 14.0 ppg., 3.2 rpg., 2.2 apg. and 1.50 stlpg. in 26.0 minpg….At 19 years old, became the youngest player in French League history to score at least 20 points in a game with 21 on Feb. 5, 2011 against SLUC Nancy…Earned the French League Rising Star Award as the league’s most improved player in both 2011 and 2012...Participated in the Nike Hoop Summit in 2011…Helped France win a Bronze Medal in the Europe U20 championships in Spain in 2011.

PERSONAL LIFE

Last name is pronounced forn-yay…Born in Saint-Maurice, France…He and his wife, Laura, have a son, Elias (born June 2019)…Wore #94 as a member of the Denver Nuggets to represent the country code of where he is from in France…Had a movie produced about his rise from the French League to the NBA called “Evan: Le Reve Américan (The American Dream),” which premiered in Paris on Oct. 17, 2012…Has a dog named Simba, who was named after his favorite Disney character…During the 2015 holidays, took youth from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida on a shopping spree, in conjunction with Pepsi…Assisted the Magic and UnitedHealthcare staff in assembling 12,500 Hi-Five Kids Packs for Second Harvest Food Bank in spring of 2016…Active with youth in the community participating in various Magic basketball camps and clinics throughout the season…Assists in the fundraising efforts of the Magic’s charitable arm, the Orlando Magic Youth Foundation (OMYF), participating in various charity events in 2018-19…Played in NBA Africa Game in both 2017 and 2018…If he wasn’t an NBA player, he would be an archaeologist…Fan of the NFL’s Denver Broncos…You can follow him on Twitter: @EvanFourmizz and on Instagram: @evanfournier10.