#13 Small Forward

Evan Fournier

Height / Weight
6' 7" / 205 lbs
Born
Oct 29, 1992 (29)
College
None
NBA Draft
1st Round, 20th Overall, 2012
Nationality
French
SEASON STATS
2021-2022
PTS
14.1
-3.1
Rebounds
2.6
-0.4
Assists
2.1
-1.3
PER
14.50
-5.39
PLAYER INFO
Full Name: Evan Fournier
Nickname: Don't Google
Place of Birth: Saint-Maurice, France
Shoe Size: 12.5
Parents: Meriem and Francois Fournier
Spouse: Laura Fournier

Evan Fournier Biography Details, Age, Net Worth, and Basketball Career

Evan Mehdi Fournier was born on October 29, 1992 in Saint-Maurice, France. He was born to Meriem and Francois Fournier. Evan is an only child. Evan’s parents used to be Judo athletes, and his mother is actually a Judo teacher to this day. Evan played basketball and Judo as a youngster, but eventually chose the path of basketball for his future. 

Evan Fournier played at INSEP, the National Institute of Sport, Expertise, and Performance in Paris, France for high school. He then began his professional career with one year on JSF Nanterre of the LNB Pro B league. Following his first professional stint, Evan went on to play two years for the Poitiers Basket 86 of the LNB Pro A. In 2012, Fournier was drafted by the Denver Nuggets with the 20th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. He played two seasons for the Nuggets before being traded to the Orlando Magic. 

Evan Fournier Basketball Career

Pro Career (INSEP, JSF Nanterre, Poitiers Basket 86)

Evan Fournier began his basketball career in Paris, France playing high school basketball for INSEP, the National Institute of Sport, Expertise, and Performance. Following high school, Fournier went on to sign a one-year deal with JSF Nanterre of the LNB PRO B league in 2009. After one short year in the Pro B, Evan moved on to Pro A. In 2010, Fournier signed a two-year contract with Poitiers Basket 86 of the LNB Pro A. During his time here, he was named two-time Pro A Rising Star (2011, 2012), two-time Pro A Most Improved Player (2011, 2012), and Pro A All-Star (2012). Fournier then entered the 2012 NBA Draft.

NBA Career

The Denver Nuggets selected Fournier with the 20th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft on June 28, 2012. He officially inked his name with the Nuggets on July 11. Fournier’s NBA career started off slow, as he appeared in just 29 of their first 73 games in his rookie year. He began to earn more time towards the end of the season, appearing in the final nine games of the year and starting in three of them. During that stint to end the year, Fournier scored a season-best 24 points. The following year, the Nuggets extended Fournier for an additional year in his rookie deal. Fournier showed his worth with a 27 point barrage against the Sacramento Kings on February 23, 2014. 

Evan Fournier was then traded to the Orlando Magic on June 26, 2014. This deal involved the draft rights to Devyn Marble along with Fournier in exchange for Arron Afflalo. The Magic immediately extended his rookie deal for a fourth year. Fournier then continued to pour in 28 points against the New York Knicks on November 12, 2014. In the following year, Fournier set a new career-high with 30 points against the New Orleans Pelicans on November 3, 2015. The 2015-16 season was his best year yet in the NBA, as he averaged 15.4 points, 2.8 rebounds, 2.7 assists, and 1.2 steals per game. In 2016, the Magic re-signed Fournier to a 5-year, $85 million deal. Evan has continued to provide scoring for the Magic, tying his career-high 32 points in a win over the Golden State Warriors on December 1, 2019.

Evan Fournier Net Worth, Salary, Endorsements & Career Earnings

Evan Fournier’s current net worth is unknown. Throughout his first 8 seasons in the NBA, Fournier has earned $74,706,244. He is currently on a 5-year, $85,00,000 deal with the Orlando Magic. This equates to an average annual salary of $17,000,000. 

Evan Fournier signed a 4-year, $6.5 million deal with the Denver Nuggets in 2012. 

Evan Fournier signed a 5-year, $85 million deal with the Orlando Magic in 2016.

Evan Fournier Personal Life

Evan Fournier was born in Saint-Maurice, France. He was born to Meriem and Francois Fournier. Evan is an only child. Evan’s parents used to be Judo athletes. His father works at INSEP, the school Evan attended, and his mother is a Judo teacher. Evan played basketball and Judo growing up but eventually chose the path of basketball for his future. He took an interest in basketball in 2002 when the Sacramento Kings were defeated by the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference Finals. Although he does not have any siblings, Evan claims he is extremely close with his cousins. Evan is married to his wife Laura Fournier, and they share one son, Elias. 

Evan Fournier Fun Facts

  • His parents were judo athletes. Evan also participated in Judo growing up.
  • Fournier wears No. 10 due to his love for Sacramento Kings legendary guard Mike Bibby.
  • His favorite actor is Denzel Washington.
  • Fournier’s favorite movie growing up was Remember the Titans.
  • He enjoys Drake, Rick Ross, hip-hop, R&B, French rap, and Kendrick Lamar.
  • Fournier's biggest fear is wasps.
  • If Fournier was not a basketball player, he would be a Paleontologist, as he is a big fan of dinosaurs.
Career stats
2021-2022
NY
2020-2021
BOS
2019-2020
ORL
2018-2019
ORL
2017-2018
ORL
2016-2017
ORL
2015-2016
ORL
2014-2015
ORL
2013-2014
DEN
2012-2013
DEN
Season Team G MIN FG% 3P% FT% REB AST BLK STL PTS
2021-2022
80 29.4 41.7 38.9 70.8 2.6 2.1 0.2 1.0 14.1
2020-2021
42 30.0 45.7 41.3 78.8 3.0 3.4 0.5 1.1 17.1
2019-2020
66 31.4 46.7 39.9 81.8 2.6 3.2 0.2 1.1 18.5
2018-2019
81 31.5 43.8 34.0 80.6 3.2 3.6 0.1 0.9 15.1
2017-2018
57 32.2 45.9 37.9 86.7 3.1 2.9 0.3 0.8 17.8
2016-2017
69 32.4 44.0 35.7 80.5 3.0 2.9 0.1 1.0 16.9
2015-2016
79 32.5 46.2 40.1 83.6 2.8 2.7 0.0 1.2 15.4
2014-2015
58 28.6 44.0 37.8 72.8 2.6 2.1 0.0 0.7 12.0
2013-2014
76 19.8 41.9 37.6 75.6 2.7 1.5 0.1 0.4 8.4
2012-2013
38 11.3 49.3 40.7 76.9 0.9 1.2 0.0 0.5 5.3
Recent Games
Sun 4/10
Fri 4/8
Wed 4/6
Sun 4/3
Sat 4/2
Wed 3/30
Mon 3/28
Sun 3/27
Fri 3/25
Wed 3/23
Date Opp RESULT MIN PTS OR DR REB AST STL BLK TO
Sun 4/10
W 94-105
32 6 0 3 3 5 2 2 0
Fri 4/8
W 114-92
27 17 0 3 3 2 2 0 0
Wed 4/6
L 110-98
28 8 1 3 4 3 0 0 2
Sun 4/3
W 118-88
15 2 0 2 2 1 1 0 0
Sat 4/2
L 119-101
27 19 0 1 1 3 1 0 2
Wed 3/30
L 125-114
35 30 0 4 4 1 1 0 2
Mon 3/28
W 104-109
24 5 0 1 1 3 1 0 2
Sun 3/27
W 104-102
26 11 0 2 2 4 1 0 2
Fri 3/25
W 111-103
29 7 0 1 1 4 2 0 0
Wed 3/23
W 121-106
33 12 0 1 1 7 0 0 2