Evan Fournier’s Contract and Nickname

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The basketball world and  NBA fans acknowledge Evan Fournier as a reliable scorer from beyond the arc, but do we really know how much the French star earns as a contract?

Well today we’re going to find out folks, keep tabs!


How much is Evan Fournier’s Contract worth?

Evan Fournier agreed to a four-year, $73 million contract with the New York Knicks, with $73 million guaranteed and an average annual salary of $18,250,000. Fournier’s base salary in 2021-22 will be $17,142,857, with a cap hit of $17,142,857 and a dead cap value of $17,142,857.


What is Evan Fournier’s Nickname

Evan Fournier’s nickname is ‘Never Google’ Because he shares a last name with a disease of the male genitalia, fournier gangrene is a necrotizing infection involving the soft tissue of the male genitalia.

Evan Mehdi Fournier (born 29 October 1992) is a French professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association.

He played junior basketball at the French INSEP academy from 2007 to 2009.

Fournier is of Algerian descent through his mother but has a French father.

Early Life

Born in Saint-Maurice, a little town west of Paris.

His mother is of Algerian heritage, and his father is French.

Thanks to the 2001–02 Sacramento Kings team, he became interested in basketball in 2002.

In tribute of then-Sacramento King, Mike Bibby, Fournier wore the number 10 on his jersey.




In France he competed for JSF Nanterre of the LNB Pro B in 2009 and in 2010 he signed a two-year deal with Poitiers Basket 86 of the LNB Pro A.

The Denver Nuggets selected Fournier with the 20th overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft on June 28, 2012.

He signed his rookie scale contract with the Nuggets on July 11, 2012.

After that, he joined the Nuggets for the NBA Summer League in 2012.

In the Nuggets’ first 73 games of the 2012–13 season, Fournier appeared in only 29 of them, scoring 10 points or more only once.

He started the final three games of the regular season, appearing in nine straight games.

Fournier was dealt to the Orlando Magic on June 26, 2014, along with Devyn Marble’s draft rights, for Arron Afflalo.

Fournier’s rookie scale deal was extended through the 2015–16 season after the Magic activated their fourth-year team option on his rookie scale contract on October 26, 2013.

Fournier had a great career year in 2015–16, averaging personal highs in scoring (15.4 points per game), rebounding (2.8 rebounds per game), assists (2.7 apg), steals (1.2 spg), and minutes played (32.5 mpg).

He scored 19 times for the squad, had 24 20-point performances, and two 30-point games.

He was traded to the Boston Celtics in exchange for Jeff Teague before the New York Knicks acquired Fournier in a sign-and-trade deal with the Celtics.

At Boston he missed several games due to the NBA’s COVID-19 health and safety protocols.

Fournier set a new career best on January 6, 2022, when he scored 41 points on ten three-pointers and eight rebounds in a 108–105 win over the Celtics.

Also in his national team career he helped France to bronze medal hauls in the 2015 Eurobasket, FIBA world championships of 2014 and 2019 as well as the silver medal at the Olympics in Tokyo 2020.

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