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AXEL IN DETAIL

Born: July 23rd 1992 (26 years old)
In: Mulhouse (France)
Nationality: French
Weight: 210 lb
Wingspan: 6’9
Sport: Basketball
Position: Guard, Forward
Number: 6
Current Team: Olympiacos
All Teams: SIG Strasbourg, Toronto Raptors 905, Denver Nuggets, Milwaukee Bucks, New Orleans Pelicans, Žalgiris Kaunas, Olympiacos
Trophies: Leaders Cup 2015 , Coupe de France 2015 , G-League Champion 2017, LKL Champion 2018, King Mindaugas Cup Champion 2018

CURRENT TEAM : OLYMPIACOS

A real step forward coming off a successful 2017-2018 season. Olympiacos is a prestigious club in Europe that won the Euroleague twice in the last 6 years and that is almost every year in the Final Four. The expectations will be high and the challenge will be exciting.

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FRENCH NATIONAL TEAM

First steps with the French National Team with the U20 team in 2011 and 2012 during the European championships (bronze medal in 2011 and silver medal in 2012). During the summer of 2017, it was with great pride that Axel joined the senior French National Team and played his first game (against Lithuania) and his first European championship with the main team.

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START IN THE NBA G-LEAGUE

The NBA G-League was Axel’s first experience in North America and was the door that got him to the NBA. He played with the Raptors 905 (team affiliated with the Toronto Raptors) and it was a great success with 3 NBA Call-ups : Denver Nuggets, Milwaukee Bucks, New Orleans Pelicans, a trophy of G-League Most Improved Player, a G-League All Star Game 2017 selection and also a title of G-League champion in 2017

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NBA

A dream come true ! After playing very well in the NBA G-League, Axel signed his first 10 day contract with the Denver Nuggets. His first basket in the NBA was a dunk against the New York Knicks. While having solid performances, such as his game against the Sacramento Kings where he scored 14pts (career high), his contract was extended until the end of the season. The following season, after a short stay with the Milwaukee Bucks, Axel finished the season with the New Orleans Pelicans. To this day, the Pelicans are the last team Axel played an NBA game with (against the Portland Trail Blazers)

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ŽALGIRIS KAUNAS

During the summer of 2017, Axel signed a contract with the historical club of Žalgiris Kaunas to rediscover the Euroleague under the leadership of the legend Sarunas Jasikevicius. The season was a great success with both local trophies titles (the cup and the championship) and also a 3rd place in the Euroleague that was a validation of the great run the team had.

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MEDIAS

“For the last 7 years of my life, I had the opportunity to travel around the globe while living from my passion. I had the chance to discover new cultures while traveling through Europe and North America. Here are a few photos and videos that show my journey.”

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NBA

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MILWAUKEE BUCKS

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