Originally written on Magic Basketball Online  |  Last updated 8/9/14
Orlando Magic wing player Evan Fournier needed a bounce back performance on Saturday, and the 21-year-old did just that in France’s 81-73 victory over Greece in an exhibition that occurred in Pau, France. Fournier came off Vincent Collet’s bench and tallied 10 points on 3-of-7 FGs and 2-for-5 three-point shooting in 14 minutes of action. He added a rebound, a block, an assist, and a steal. Evan was very aggressive handling the ball early on, scoring seven of France’s first fifteen points in the first period that also included splitting defenders to earn free throws and bolting past Greeks for a nifty curling lay-up. Evan was confident in his jump shot from the get-go, which ended up hurting Evan in the second period after he got pulled for chucking a few unnecessarily long 3-balls. Still, great day for Evan. Fournier had tough matchups against larger opponents in the Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo and new Houston Rockets signing Kostas Papanikolaou. Evan handled their lengt...
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