Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot

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Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot
Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot shooting.jpg
Luwawu-Cabarrot with the Philadelphia 76ers in 2017
No. 9ASVEL
Position Small forward / shooting guard
League LNB Pro A
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1995-05-09) 9 May 1995 (age 28)
Cannes, France
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2016: 1st round, 24th overall pick
Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers
Playing career2012–present
Career history
2012–2015 Antibes Sharks
2015–2016 Mega Leks
20162018 Philadelphia 76ers
2016 Delaware 87ers
2018–2019 Oklahoma City Thunder
2019 Chicago Bulls
20192021 Brooklyn Nets
2019–2020 Long Island Nets
2021–2022 Atlanta Hawks
2022–2023 Olimpia Milano
2023–present ASVEL
Career highlights and awards
Stats   OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg at NBA.com
Stats   OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg at Basketball-Reference.com
Medals
Men's basketball
Representing Flag of France.svg  France
Summer Olympics
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2020 Tokyo Team
EuroBasket
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2022 Germany

Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot (French pronunciation: [timɔteluwawukabaʁo] ; born 9 May 1995) is a French professional basketball player for ASVEL of the French LNB Pro A and the EuroLeague. He was selected 24th overall pick by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2016 NBA draft.

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Professional career

Olympique Antibes (2012–2015)

Between 2012 and 2014, Luwawu-Cabarrot played a total of five games for the Antibes Sharks. In January 2014 he signed his first pro deal with Antibes, [1] and in 2014–15, he became a full squad member for the first time. In 42 games for Antibes in 2014–15, he averaged 7.1 points, 2.5 rebounds, 1.6 assists, and 1.1 steals per game. He also helped the team win the LNB Pro B Leaders Cup. [2] He originally planned to enter the 2015 NBA draft, [3] but ultimately did not.

Mega Leks (2015–2016)

On 5 July 2015, Luwawu-Cabarrot signed with Mega Leks of Serbia for the 2015–16 season. [4] He helped the club win the Serbian Cup, and at the season's end, he earned All-ABA League Team honours. [5] In 28 ABA League games for Mega Leks, he averaged 14.6 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.7 steals per game.

Philadelphia 76ers (2016–2018)

In April 2016, Luwawu-Cabarrot declared for the 2016 NBA draft. [6] He was subsequently selected with the 24th overall pick in the draft by the Philadelphia 76ers. [7] On 3 July 2016, he signed his rookie scale contract with the 76ers and joined the team for the 2016 NBA Summer League. [8] [9] On 29 October 2016, he made his NBA debut in a 104–72 loss to the Atlanta Hawks, recording one rebound, one assist and one steal in six minutes off the bench. [10] On 1 February 2017, he made the first start of his career in place of the injured Robert Covington and scored seven points in a 113–95 loss to the Dallas Mavericks. [11] On 12 March 2017, he scored a season-high 18 points in a 118–116 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. [12] On 31 March 2017, he set a new season high with 19 points in a 122–105 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers. [13] Two days later, he had a 23-point effort in a 113–105 loss to the Toronto Raptors. [14] On 10 April 2017, he scored a season-best 24 points in a 120–111 loss to the Indiana Pacers. [15] During his rookie season, he had multiple assignments to the Delaware 87ers of the NBA Development League. [16]

Oklahoma City Thunder (2018–2019)

On 25 July 2018, Luwawu-Cabarrot was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder in a three-team deal involving the 76ers and the Atlanta Hawks. [17]

Chicago Bulls (2019)

On 1 February 2019, Luwawu-Cabarrot was traded with cash considerations to the Chicago Bulls in exchange for a protected 2020 second-round draft pick. [18]

Brooklyn Nets (2019–2021)

On 30 September 2019, Luwawu-Cabarrot joined the Cleveland Cavaliers for training camp and played two preseason games before being waived. [19] [20]

On 23 October 2019, Luwawu-Cabarrot signed a two-way contract with the Brooklyn Nets. [21] On 15 January 2020, the Nets announced that they had signed Luwawu-Cabarrot to a 10-day contract. [22] On 25 January, he was signed to a second 10-day contract. [23] On 7 February, Luwawu-Cabarrot signed a multi-year contract with the Nets. [24]

Atlanta Hawks (2021–2022)

On 22 September 2021, Luwawu-Cabarrot signed with the Atlanta Hawks. [25]

Olimpia Milano (2022–2023)

On 24 September 2022, Luwawu-Cabarrot signed with the Phoenix Suns. [26] After appearing in three preseason games, Luwawu-Cabarrot was waived on 15 October. [27]

On 19 November 2022, Luwawu-Cabarrot made his return to Europe, signing with Italian and EuroLeague powerhouse Olimpia Milano in order to replace the injured Shavon Shields.

On 14 April 2023, he parted ways with the Italian club after the EuroLeague regular season had concluded. Luwawu-Cabarrot averaged 9.4 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists per contest in the EuroLeague, as well as 11.9 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.6 assists in domestic league competition.

ASVEL (2023–present)

On 3 August 2023 he signed with ASVEL of the French LNB Pro A. [28]

National team career

Luwawu-Cabarrot played for the junior French national basketball teams in both the 2014 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, and the 2015 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. In 2015, he helped France to a semifinals appearance, while averaging 11.6 points and 4.9 rebounds per game. [29] Luwawu-Cabarrot was a member of the French national basketball team that finished second in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. In the gold medal match versus the United States men's basketball team, Luwawu-Cabarrot scored 11 points in the losing effort, earning a silver medal. . [30]

Personal life

Luwawu-Cabarrot was born in France, and is of Congolese descent through his father. [31]

NBA career statistics

Legend
  GPGames played  GS Games started MPG Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage 3P%  3-point field goal percentage FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game APG  Assists per game SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game PPG Points per game Bold Career high

Regular season

YearTeamGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%RPGAPGSPGBPGPPG
2016–17 Philadelphia 681917.2.402.311.8542.21.1.5.16.4
2017–18 Philadelphia 52715.5.375.335.7931.41.0.2.15.8
2018–19 Oklahoma City 2115.9.302.227.667.9.2.2.01.7
Chicago 29618.8.394.330.7712.7.8.5.26.8
2019–20 Brooklyn 47218.1.435.388.8522.7.6.4.17.8
2020–21 Brooklyn 58718.1.365.314.8142.21.2.6.16.4
2021–22 Atlanta 521813.2.398.361.8541.6.8.3.14.4
Career3286016.0.391.335.8292.0.9.4.15.9

Play-in

YearTeamGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%RPGAPGSPGBPGPPG
2022 Atlanta 2010.2.500.5001.0003.0.0.0.05.0
Career2010.2.500.5001.0003.0.0.0.05.0

Playoffs

YearTeamGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%RPGAPGSPGBPGPPG
2020 Brooklyn 4332.8.339.333.9173.81.5.8.016.0
2021 Brooklyn 703.6.300.333.4.3.0.01.1
2022 Atlanta 405.5.500.333.8.5.0.01.3
Career15311.9.342.333.9171.4.7.2.05.1

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