Piétrus with Valencia, in 2009.
|No. 11 – SIG Strasbourg|
|Position||Small forward / Power forward|
|League||LNB Pro A|
|Born||January 19, 1981|
Les Abymes, Guadeloupe
|Listed height||6 ft 7 1⁄2 in (2.02 m)|
|Listed weight||235 lb (107 kg)|
|NBA draft||2003 / Undrafted|
|1999–2004||Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez|
|Career highlights and awards|
Florent Marius Piétrus (born January 19, 1981) is a French professional basketball player for SIG Strasbourg of the LNB Pro A. His younger brother, Mickaël Piétrus, played in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Piétrus began his career with the French League club Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez (1999–04). He went undrafted in the 2003 NBA draft. Since then, he has played in the Spanish League with Unicaja Málaga (2004–07), MMT Estudiantes (2007–08), Valencia (2008–10), Caja Laboral (2010), and again with Valencia (2010–13).
On July 22, 2013, Piétrus signed with the French club SLUC Nancy Basket. He joined the French club BCM Gravelines in 2016. On September 1, 2017, Piétrus signed a short-term deal with Levallois Metropolitans. On February 3, 2018, he signed with Strasbourg IG for the rest of the season. On July 9, 2018, Piétrus signed a one-year contract extension with Strasbourg IG.
French national team
In September 2005, Piétrus won the bronze medal at the EuroBasket 2005 with the senior French National Team. He also won the silver medal at the EuroBasket 2011, the gold medal at the EuroBasket 2013, and the bronze medal at the EuroBasket 2015. He also played at EuroBasket 2003, EuroBasket 2007, and EuroBasket 2009.
Piétrus also played with France at the 2006 FIBA World Championship, at the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Turkey, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, at the 2014 FIBA World Cup, where he won a bronze medal, and at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
French national team stats
|Tournament||Games played||Points per game||Rebounds per game||Assists per game|
|2006 World Championship||9||9.7||6.7||0.6|
|2010 World Championship||4||4.5||4.8||1.5|
|2012 Summer Olympics||6||4.5||2.8||0.5|
|2014 World Cup||9||3.1||3.7||0.9|
|2016 Summer Olympics||11||0.8||0.7||0.7|
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Florent Piétrus.|
- "Florent Pietrus moves to Nancy". Sportando.net. Retrieved 22 July 2013.
- "Florent Pietrus signs with Levallois Metropolitans". Sportando.com. 1 September 2017. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
- "Florent Pietrus rejoint la SIG Strasbourg". sigstrasbourg.fr (in French). 3 February 2018. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
- "Florent Pietrus reste à la SIG Strasbourg". sigstrasbourg.fr (in French). 9 July 2018. Retrieved 9 July 2018.
- Florent Marius PIETRUS (FRA).
- Euroleague.net Profile
- NBA.com Draft Profile
- FIBA Archive Profile
- Eurobasket.com Profile
- Spanish League Profile (in Spanish)
- DraftExpress.com Profile
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