France Falls to Australia as Fournier Scores 9 Points

The French men’s senior national basketball team concluded their 3-game exhibition tournament in Antibes, France on Sunday with a 76-74 loss to Australia. Orlando Magic wing Evan Fournier finished with 9 points and 3 rebounds on 3-of-6 shooting (1-for-2 on 3-pointers). Just like against Ukraine yesterday, the French paid for keeping Evan on the bench in crunch time when they needed...
Via Magic Basketball Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

FIBA World Cup News: De Colo out for Team France

As if Team France needed more bad news. On paper, Team France should be a power in international play. With a roster that boasts Tony Parker, Joakim Noah, Boris Diaw, Nando De Colo, Kevin Seraphin, Evan Fournier, Nicolas Batum, and Ian Mahinmi, France has it all. However, that is on paper. Heading into the 2014 FIBA World Cup, France will be without Parker, Noah, Seraphin and, now...
Via Crossover Chronicles
2 days ago  |  Discuss

FIBA World Cup News: De Colo out for Team France

As if Team France needed more bad news. On paper, Team France should be a power in international play. With a roster that boasts Tony Parker, Joakim Noah, Boris Diaw, Nando De Colo, Kevin Seraphin, Evan Fournier, Nicolas Batum, and Ian Mahinmi, France has it all. However, that is on paper. Heading into the 2014 FIBA World Cup, France will be without Parker, Noah, Seraphin and, now...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 23: FIBA World Cup

In about two weeks, Team USA will begin its defense of its Olympic and World Championship gold medal at the FIBA World Cup of Basketball in Spain. We have already seen some major players have to step aside with Paul George and Kevin Durant opting to step aside — George with an injury and Durant with fatigue. They seem very very vulnerable. At least as vulnerable as they have been...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ukraine Defeats France as Fournier Has Quiet Outing

Day 2 of France’s exhibition tournament in Antibes found the French national team losing to Ukraine 63-56 on Saturday. Orlando Magic wing Evan Fournier had a relatively quiet outing off the bench. French Coach Vincent Collet decided not to utilize his best 3-point shooter down the stretch and it costed him as guys like Nicolas Batum and Mickael Gelabale clanked 3-pointers late...
Via Magic Basketball Online
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fournier Contributes 6 Points as France Edge Past the Philippines

The French men’s national basketball team on Friday kicked off another 3-day weekend exhibition tour in preparation for the FIBA World Cup that takes place in two weeks. This time the Blue-White Tour is in the town of Antibes. France struggled from the perimeter but still managed to beat the Philippines 75-68 in the first of three consecutive days of games. France were 2-for-17...
Via Magic Basketball Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Discussing schedule release on Crossover Chronicles Podcast

The NBA and the Magic released the 2014-15 schedule Wednesday. Orlando will open up the season — the entire season — in New Orleans on October 28. It is the clear sign that the 2015 season is coming! I joined Jeff Garcia over at Crossover Chronicles to talk about the release of the schedule and what we are looking forward to in the 2015 season. There is a lot to be excited about...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Evan Fournier Officially Included in 12-Man French World Cup Roster

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...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Fournier Shines as France Falls to Serbia; Evan to Make World Cup Roster

The French men’s national basketball team concluded their 3-day exhibition tourney in Pau, France with a 69-79 loss to Serbia on Sunday. Orlando Magic wing Evan Fournier finished with 11 points and 2 rebounds on 4-for-6 shooting (2-of-3 on three-pointers) in sixteen minutes of action. Milwaukee Buck Miroslav Raduljica paced Serbia with 14 points. Fournier saw only a few minutes...
Via Magic Basketball Online
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Fournier Scores 10 Points as France Beats Greece

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...
Via Magic Basketball Online
10 days ago  |  Discuss

France Wins as Evan Fournier Doesn’t Impress Against Croatia

After sitting out France’s first friendly of its FIBA World Cup preparation against Belgium with a slightly pulled groin, new Orlando Magic acquisition Evan Fournier saw his first national team action of the year on Friday. In what was the first of a 3-day exhibition tourney that the French Basketball Federation is hosting apart of its Blue-White Tour in Pau, France, they defeated...
Via Magic Basketball Online
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason

Denver Nuggets: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content At Hoopstuff… Moves Made: Traded for Arron Afflalo Drafted Gary Harris and Jusuf Nurkic Signed Erick Green Strongest: Acquiring Afflalo The Nuggets had a very strong offseason and they got the steal of the year acquiring Afflalo for just Evan Fournier and a second round pick...
Via HoopStuff
16 days ago  |  Discuss

MBO Roundtable – Magic Free Agency Edition

Barring a significant trade out of GM Rob Hennigan, the Orlando Magic appear to be done making major acquisitions this offseason. So the MBO staff gathered around for another roundtable discussion and chatted about the franchise’s 2014 free agency and trade hauls. We put on our starting lineup prediction hats as well as whipped out contract extension offers. Contributing to the...
Via Magic Basketball Online
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Evan Fournier and France Begin Blue-White Tour

The French men’s national basketball team won the European Championship last year, but they won’t be favorites in this year’s FIBA World Cup that begins in Spain on August 30th. The reason? The absences of both Tony Parker and Joakim Noah. New Orlando Magic acquisition Evan Fournier barely missed out on making that EuroBasket winning team last year. That’s not a worry this...
Via Magic Basketball Online
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic sign second-round draft pick Devyn Marble

The Orlando Magic announced Thursday the signing of second-round draft pick Devyn Marble. The news comes three weeks after forward Aaron Gordon and guard Elfrid Payton, the Magic's two first-round selections, signed their contracts. While the 6-foot-6 Marble is listed as a guard, he was used primarily at small forward during the Orlando Pro Summer League and averaged almost 13...
Via Fox Sports Florida
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Sign 2nd Round Pick Devyn Marble

The Orlando Magic have signed rookie guard Devyn Marble. The draft rights to Marble (56th overall pick), along with Evan Fournier, were acquired from Denver in exchange for Arron Afflalo on June 26. Marble (#11, 6’6”, 200, 9/21/92) played in 136 career games during four years at the University of Iowa, averaging 12.5 ppg., 3.4 rpg., 2.9 apg. and 1.29 stlpg. in 27.6 minpg.
Via RealGM
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic sign Devyn Marble

The #Magic have officially signed rookie Devyn Marble. Congrats @DevMarble! — Orlando Magic Daily (@OMagicDaily) July 24, 2014 Marble was acquired on draft night from the Denver Nuggets along with Evan Fournier in exchange for Arron Afflalo. He averaged 9.4 points and 6.2 rebounds per game in five games at the Orlando Summer League after finishing his collegiate career at Iowa...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Nuggets Off-Season Acquisitions

The Denver Nuggets have always been a middle of the pack team.  This year they made some free agent signings in hopes to improve their standing in the rough and tough Western Conference.  Here I grade the Nuggets off-season acquisitions:Arron AfflaloGrade: BArron Afflalo is a much better player than Evan Fournier, which is what made that deal a beneficial one.  Afflalo isn’t...
Via TopSportsReport
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic have some money, not likely to spend it

Free agency is just about over with most of the teams with cap room having spent the majority of their space. The big free agents remaining are Greg Monroe and Eric Bledsoe. The fact they are restricted free agents have scared some teams away because it is believed the Suns and Pistons would match any offer for them. Orlando was connected to both at one time or another, but that...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Nicholson joining Team Canada this summer, Maurice Harkless not joining Puerto Rico?

With Summer League over, we are officially beginning the run up to the FIBA World Cup taking place August 30 through September 14 in Spain. That is the next big basketball event on the calendar. The Magic will have two players participating as Maurice Harkless is schedule to dress for Puerto Rico and Evan Fournier is scheduled to play for France. Tobias Harris and Victor Oladipo...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Meeting Evan Fournier

With the reported signing of Luke Ridnour, the Magic’s offseason is pretty much over. The team made some splashes in free agency going after Ben Gordon and Channing Frye (and Ridnour). Frye will be around for a while. Gordon and Ridnour could be gone in a year. Outside of the draft picks, the big acquisition might very well be the overlooked piece or the underestimated piece returned...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orlando Magic Uniform Revealed

A new Orlando Magic ‘Christmas Day’ jersey (see bottom left of image above) from Adidas has been revealed for the upcoming ’14-’15 season, courtesy of Uni Watch. No it doesn’t mean the Magic will play on Christmas, though it’s not out of the question considering the franchise has some very promising young players such as Victor Oladipo. Adidas made a Christmas uniform...
Via Magic Basketball Online
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Gordon hoping to resurrect career with Magic

The Orlando Magic agreed to a contract with shooting guard Ben Gordon earlier this offseason, and it is one of the more intriguing signings thus far. Gordon is hoping that he will be able to resurrect his career this season with the Magic, and he believes that he has a fairly good situation to do just that. He used to be one of the most lethal bench scorers back in his days with...
Via Sports-Glory
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Young Frechman Evan Fournier a promising pickup for Magic

Repetez, s'il vous plait. Ee-vahn Forn-yay. 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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Podcast: Paul Kennedy with Orlando Magic's Evan Fournier

Evan Fournier discusses joining the Orlando Magic, his previous role with Denver, representing France and wearing the No. 94.
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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