Cordinier with Antibes, in 2017.
|No. 10 – Nanterre 92|
|League||LNB Pro A|
|Born||November 28, 1996|
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||185 lb (84 kg)|
|NBA draft||2016 / Round: 2 / Pick: 44th overall|
|Selected by the Atlanta Hawks|
|Career highlights and awards|
Early life and careerEdit
During the 2013-14 campaign, he made his debut in the French top-tier level Pro A, before transferring to second-division side ALM Evreux Basket, for the following season. In 23 games, he averaged 4.9 points and 2.1 rebounds for Evreux. Prior to the 2015-16 season, Cordinier penned a deal with another second-division team, Denain ASC Voltaire.
He was selected to play in the Nike Hoop Summit, in April 2016, where he tallied eight points, five rebounds and one assist, in 21 minutes off the bench. Later that month, he declared for the NBA Draft. On June 13, 2016, Cordinier was one of 13 different international underclassmen (including one of four different Frenchmen) to enter the 2016 NBA Draft.
NBA draft rightsEdit
National team careerEdit
Cordinier was named to the French Under-18 junior national team that competed at the 2014 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, in Turkey. He saw the court in nine games during the tournament, tallying 9.7 points, 5.6 boards, 2.6 assists and 1.0 steal per contest.
His father Stéphane is a former professional handball player, who represented France in the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta and won bronze at the 1997 World Handball Championship. Isaia also played handball before turning to basketball.
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