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Thabo Sefolosha - SG/SF, 6'7, 220
Utah Jazz - Signed as a free agent in July 2017
       Date of birth: 05/02/1984
       Country: Switzerland
     Drafted (NBA): 13th pick, 2006
     Out of: Angellico Biella (Italy)
  NBA Experience: 11 years
  Hand: Right




Date
League
Transaction
21st October, 2005 France Left Chalon-Sur-Saone.
21st October, 2005 Italy Signed for the remainder of the season and through 2008 with Angellico Biella.
2006 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 13th overall by Philadelphia.
2006 NBA Draft NBA Draft rights traded by Philadelphia to Chicago in exchange for the draft rights to Rodney Carney (#16), a 2007 second round pick (#38, Kyrylo Fesenko) and cash.
30th June, 2006 Italy Left Angellico Biella.
28th July, 2006 NBA Signed four year, $8,175,228 rookie scale contract with Chicago. Included team options for 2008/09 and 2009/10.
18th October, 2007 NBA Chicago exercised 2008/09 team option.
24th October, 2008 NBA Chicago exercised 2009/10 team option.
19th February, 2009 NBA Traded by Chicago to Oklahoma City in exchange for a 2009 first round pick (#26, Taj Gibson).
29th October, 2009 NBA Signed a four year, $13.8 million extension with Oklahoma City.
12th October, 2011 Turkey Signed for the duration of the NBA lockout with Fenerbahce.
3rd December, 2011 Turkey Opted out to return to the NBA.
15th July, 2014 NBA Signed and traded by Oklahoma City with a three year, $12 million contract to Atlanta, along with the draft rights to Giorgos Printezis (#58, 2007) and cash, in exchange for the draft rights to Sofoklis Schortsanitis (#34, 2003).
18th July, 2017 NBA Signed a partially guaranteed two year, $10.5 million contract with Utah.
When: Where:
2002 - October 2005 Chalon-sur-Saone (France)
October 2005 - June 2006 Angellico Biella (Italy)
June 2006 - February 2009 Chicago Bulls (NBA)
February 2009 - October 2011 Oklahoma City Thunder (NBA)
October 2011 - December 2011 Fenerbahce (Turkey)
December 2011 - June 2014 Oklahoma City Thunder (NBA)
July 2014 - June 2017 Atlanta Hawks (NBA)
July 2017 - present Utah Jazz (NBA)
From blog:


   2017 NBA Manifesto
2017-06-29

Thabo Sefolosha
SF, 6’7, 220lbs, 33 years old, 11 years of experience
Sefolosha lost his job to Taurean Prince, which is a very good illustrating of the youth-supplanting-veteran evolution that the fourth oldest team in the league needs more of. However, Sefolosha is now to be an unrestricted free agent, so the opportunity to get some value is gone. For cheap, he would be a solid candidate to bring back behind Prince and to assist Bembry, and if there is any value to be found in a sign-and-trade deal - which seems unlikely - it should be taken. Thabo can still play defence and pick up a few points on the way. But for that reason, he is probably going to find a contender somewhere. (And probably should have been dealt to one at the deadline.)

Player Plan: Expiring $3.85 million contract. The time for value has passed and it is probably just best now to let him walk.

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   Chicago's Meticulously Crafted 2011 Offseason Plan That Relies An Awful Lot Upon Guesswork
2011-06-09

You know how, when evaluating draft talent, we highlight people's flaws and say that this is why they will never make it in the NBA? The starting shooting guards in the conference finals were Keith Bogans, Thabo Sefolosha, DeShawn Stevenson......and Dwyane Wade. Of the final eight starting guards in the season, three were contractually obligated to never take a dribble. Four if you count Mike Bibby. Makes you reconsider to what extent that analysis should really stretch; after all, if a head coach likes you enough, it doesn't matter how flawed you are. Of course, this inability to dribble also rather submarined Chicago's campaign, as will now be explained.

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