Originally written on Magic Basketball Online  |  Last updated 8/12/14
It was alluded to on Sunday, but the French Basketball Federation on Tuesday officially announced their 12-man FIBA World Cup roster. For the first time ever, Orlando Magic acquisition Evan Fournier will be on the senior national team. It’s quite the accomplishment from the 21-year-old. Now it’s all about fighting for playing time. Coach Vincent Collet released his finalized squad about two weeks before the big tournament in Spain begins on August 30th. Below is the roster.   Notice the Federation still has Evan incorrectly listed as a member of the Denver Nuggets. In fairness, they still have Nando De Colo as an NBA player. Edwin Jackson did make the team as Charles Kahudi was the final cut. It goes without saying that the absence of Tony Parker was a huge help in Evan making the team, but Evan’s versatility both on and off the ball will assist in France still being a dangerous opponent. Boris Diaw is still waiting to get his insurance issues corrected, so until then Kim Tillie wi...
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