Olympic Hoops: Gobert and Fournier power France to semis

France will face Slovenia in the Olympics semifinal for a chance to return to the podium By Eurohoops team at Eurohoops.net /info@eurohoops.net It was a tough battle but France came through to beat Italy 84-75 to advance to the Olympic tournament semifinals on Tuesday. Les Bleus will face Slovenia for a ticket to the grand final on Saturday. Rudy Gobert took charge for Vincent Collet’s squad, posting 22 points, 9 rebounds. Evan Fournier, who has just moved to the New York Knicks, followed with 21 points, while veteran Nicolas Batum paced the team with 15…

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International Hoops: France’s Evan Fournier on playing United States: We have to show these guys that we’re not going to back down

Evan Fournier sent a strong message after the win over Team USA By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net France opened up the Olympics with a big win over Team USA, stopping their dominance in the competition which lasted the past 17 years as they went on a 24-0 record. Evan Fournier was the one displaying heroics with a 28-point performance and he explained post-game what allowed him to do so, compared to his run with Boston. “I have a different role (compared to the NBA). The team wants me to score. I have to…

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Evan Fournier will be out against the Thunder on Saturday night

According to Josh Robbins of The Athletic, Orlando Magic guard Evan Fournier will miss the team’s Saturday night game against the Oklahoma City Thunder due to back spasms. LLC Through five games, Fournier is averaging 14.8 points, 2.0 assists and 1.6 rebounds.

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