Repetez, s'il vous plait.
By any name, he is cool. A smiling 6-foot-7 charmer with backcourt promise by way of the Denver Nuggets.
And his name alone is two more words than Monsieur Fournier could speak in English when he landed in America two years ago in quest of NBA success. Amazingly, he's now fluent enough in whatever we speak over here. Besides, who needs anglais when you live in Paris?
Here are two more bon mots celebrating his extended stay in the New World:
That's what fans on either side of the Atlantic chanted when Fournier connected on long-range shots -- for the historic city of Poitier in France's Pro A League and for the Mile High City's loyalists. If Evan continues this rapid rise we will all need designated drivers following Magic games this coming year.
Pop the corks.
''This is a great opportunity, I am very happy to be joining a team that is so young. It is exciting,'' gushed...