Frédéric Bourdillon

Frédéric Bourdillon (born March 16, 1991) is a French-Israeli professional basketball player who plays for Hapoel Holon in the Israel Basketball Premier League. Standing at 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m), he plays at the shooting guard position.

Frédéric Bourdillon
Frédéric Bourdillon Antibes.jpg
Bourdillon playing for Antibes in April 2017
No. 8 – Hapoel Holon
PositionShooting guard
LeagueIsraeli Premier League
Personal information
Born (1991-03-16) March 16, 1991 (age 31)
Grasse, France
NationalityFrench / Israeli
Listed height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Listed weight86 kg (190 lb)
Career information
High schoolINSEP (Paris, France)
NBA draft2013 / Undrafted
Playing career2009–present
Career history
2009–2010Antibes
2010–2011Élan Chalon
2011–2013Étoile Charleville-Mézières
2013–2014Rueil
2014–2017Antibes
2017–2018Maccabi Haifa
2018–2019Hapoel Eilat
2019–2020Maccabi Rishon LeZion
2020Maccabi Tel Aviv
2020–presentHapoel Holon
Career highlights and awards

Early lifeEdit

Bourdillon is Jewish, and was born in Grasse, France.

Bourdillon grew up playing with INSEP, a French training institute for excellence in sports. The school had been previously attended by several promising NBA players such as Tony Parker, Boris Diaw, and Ronny Turiaf. During his time with INSEP, he participated in Nike International Junior Tournaments in 2010.

Professional careerEdit

France (2009–2017)Edit

In 2009, Bourdillon started his professional career in Olympique Antibes.

In 2010, Bourdillon signed with Élan Chalon for the 2010-11 season. Bourdillon won the 2011 French Cup title with Chalon. In 2013-14, he played for Rueil Athletic Club in the French NM1, and averaged 10.7 points and 1.8 steals per game, while shooting 82.4% from the free throw line.[1]

On August 4, 2014, Bourdillon returned for a second stint in Antibes, signing a one-year deal.[2] On July 14, 2015, Bourdillon signed a two-year contract extension with Antibes.[3]

Israel (2017–present)Edit

On September 4, 2017, Bourdillon signed with the Israeli team Maccabi Haifa for the 2017–18 season.[4] However, on February 4, 2018, Bourdillon was released by Haifa after appearing in 14 games.[5] On February 12, 2018, Bourdillon signed with Hapoel Eilat for the rest of the season.[6] That season, Bourdillon helped Eilat reach the 2018 Israeli League Playoffs, where they eventually lost to Hapoel Holon in the Quarterfinals.

On June 28, 2018, Bourdillon signed a one-year contract extension with Eilat.[7] On April 29, 2019, Bourdillon recorded a career-high 21 points, shooting 4-of-9 from three-point range, along with three rebounds and three steals in an 89–77 win over Ironi Nes Ziona.[8] Bourdillon helped Eilat reach the 2019 Israeli League Final Four, where they eventually lost to Maccabi Tel Aviv in the Semifinals.

On October 18, 2019, Bourdillon joined Maccabi Rishon LeZion, signing a two-month deal with an option to extend it for the rest of the season.[9]

On October 29, 2020, he signed with Hapoel Holon.[10]

International careerEdit

Bourdillon was a member of the French Under-16 and Under-18 national teams. He also participated at the 2015 Summer Universiade.[11][12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Frederic Bourdillon Player Profile, Hapoel Unet Holon, International Stats, Events Stats, Game Logs, Awards - RealGM". basketball.realgm.com.
  2. ^ "Frédéric Bourdillon de retour à Antibes". sharks-antibes.com (in French). August 4, 2014. Retrieved August 9, 2019.
  3. ^ "Antibes Sharks extend with Frederic Bourdillon until 2017". Sportando. July 14, 2015. Retrieved August 9, 2019.
  4. ^ "Frederic Bourdillon signs with Maccabi Haifa". Sportando. September 4, 2017. Retrieved August 9, 2019.
  5. ^ "מכבי הנטר חיפה משחררת את פרדריק בורדיון". MHBasket.co.il (in Hebrew). February 4, 2018. Retrieved August 9, 2019.
  6. ^ "Frederic Bourdillon signs with Hapoel Eilat". Sportando. February 12, 2018. Retrieved August 9, 2019.
  7. ^ "מתחילים לעבוד: בורדיון נשאר באילת". basket.co.il (in Hebrew). June 8, 2018. Retrieved August 9, 2019.
  8. ^ "Winner League, Game 29: Hapoel Eilat Vs Nes Ziona". basket.co.il. April 29, 2019. Retrieved August 9, 2019.
  9. ^ "פרדריק בורדיון חתם במכבי ראשל"צ". basket.co.il (in Hebrew). October 18, 2019. Retrieved October 18, 2019.
  10. ^ "Frederic Bourdillon signs with Hapoel Holon".
  11. ^ "Bourdillon at the 2007 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship". FIBAEurope.com. Retrieved August 9, 2019.
  12. ^ "Bourdillon at the 2009 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship". FIBAEurope.com. Retrieved August 9, 2019.

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