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Bangaly Fofana - C, 7'0, 230
Signed in France - Signed with Monaco
       Date of birth: 06/03/1989
       Country: France
     Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2011
     Out of: ASVEL Villeurbanne (France)
  NBA Experience: 0 years
  Hand: Right

Date
League
Transaction
16th July, 2012 France Signed a two year contract with Le Havre.
20th August, 2014 France Signed a one year contract with Strasbourg.
30th June, 2015 France Signed a two year extension with Strasbourg.
27th June, 2016 France Left Strasbourg.
30th June, 2016 France Signed a one year contract with Monaco.
When: Where:
October 2006 - June 2012 ASVEL Villeurbanne (France)
July 2012 - June 2014 Le Havre (France)
August 2014 - June 2016 Strasbourg (France)
July 2016 Utah Jazz (Summer League)
June 2016 - present Monaco (France)
From blog:


   Sham's unnecessarily great big draft board: Power forwards
2011-06-24

The same is true of men as it is of women - nothing wrong with a little meat on the bones.


Bangaly Fofana - Fofana is so thin that, if you turn him sideways, he doesn't actually exist. The French big man of African decent is decently athletic, but carries virtually no girth, and is also incredibly raw. He began to get the first decent minutes of his career last season, averaging 10.5 minutes per game in 21 French league contests for ASVEL, returning averages of 3.0 points, 2.8 rebounds and 0.8 blocks per game. He has great shot blocking potential because of his height, long arms and decent mobility. Unfortunately, Fofana is also extremely raw. He can't dribble, post, create, shoot, hit a foul shot, defend the perimeter without fouling, nor defend the interior without fouling. He has Boniface N'Dong potential, but he doesn't have any more potential than, say, Chris Johnson. And having joined basketball so late, Fofana is 22 years old and still a complete project. Any selection of Bangaly Fofana is the ultimate draft-and-stash, and must not be considered with the same level of hype as the Malick Badiane draft-and-stash once was.

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