Johan Petro (born January 27, 1986) is a French professional basketball player of Guadeloupean descent, who last played for the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Development League. He was selected by the SuperSonics with the 25th overall pick in the 2005 NBA draft.
Petro with the Denver Nuggets.
|Born||January 27, 1986|
|Listed height||7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)|
|Listed weight||247 lb (112 kg)|
|NBA draft||2005 / Round: 1 / Pick: 25th overall|
|Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics|
|2003–2005||Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez|
|2005–2009||Seattle SuperSonics / Oklahoma City Thunder|
|2010–2012||New Jersey Nets|
|2015||Mets de Guaynabo|
|2016||Leones de Ponce|
|2016||Cangrejeros de Santurce|
|2017||Sioux Falls Skyforce|
|Career highlights and awards|
He was a key member of the French junior national team and played at the INSEP. In 2004, he won the French League title with Pau-Orthez. Petro has also represented the French national basketball team.
On January 7, 2009, Petro was traded to the Denver Nuggets along with a 2009 second round pick in exchange for guard Chucky Atkins, a conditional 2009 first round pick and cash considerations. The Nuggets declined Petro's team option, making him an unrestricted free agent. However, they resigned him on August 27, 2009.
On February 2, 2016, he signed with Leones de Ponce. On February 24, 2017, Petro signed with the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Development League. On March 23, 2017, he was waived by the Skyforce.
National team careerEdit
Married to wife Vanessa Petro (July 2012), has two boys Mason and Jacob Petro.
NBA career statisticsEdit
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field goal percentage||3P%||3-point field goal percentage||FT%||Free throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
|Tournament||Games played||Points per game||Rebounds per game||Assists per game|
|2006 FIBA World Championship||7||3.6||2.1||0.7|
- Johan Petro NBA Draft Scouting Report Draft Express, May 2005
- "Nuggets Acquire Petro from Thunder". NBA.com. 2009-01-07. Retrieved 2009-01-07.
- "Nuggets Re-Sign Petro". NBA.com. 2009-08-27. Retrieved 2009-08-28.
- "The Newark Star Ledger". April 27, 2012.
- Couch, Ben (July 11, 2012). "A Jolt of Joe for the Nets". Brooklyn Nets. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
- "Johan Petro agreed to terms with Zhejiang Guangsha". Sportando.net. Retrieved 23 August 2013.
- "Joahn Petro leaves Guangsha Lions". Sportando.net. Retrieved 17 January 2014.
- "Johan Petro officially signs with Limoges". Sportando.net. Retrieved February 10, 2014.
- "Johan Petro puts his career on hold to cure his back". Sportando.com. Retrieved June 11, 2014.
- Mets de Guaynabo land Johan Petro
- Mets de Guaynabo cut Johan Petro to make room for Mickael Pietrus
- Von Wafer and Johan Petro ink with Leones de Ponce
- "SKYFORCE ACQUIRE JOHAN PETRO". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. February 24, 2017. Retrieved February 25, 2017.
- "SKYFORCE REACQUIRE JARNELL STOKES". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. March 23, 2017. Retrieved March 23, 2017.