The Denver Nuggets selected Evan Fournier from France with the 20th pick of the 2012 NBA
Draft. Having played in France, only real hardcore basketball heads would know about Fournier.
It looks like Kenneth Faried learned a lot about his new teammate yesterday in practice
when Fournier dunked on him:
Nuggets fans should be ecstatic that Fournier is challenging a teammate that has the
nickname “The Manimal” in practice. Having spent two years playing for Poitilers of France’s
Pro A League, Fournier definitely earned respect as he average 14.1 points, 2.3 assists, and
1.5 steals last season. If he keeps making plays like this, he will earn respect in the NBA rather
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