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Evan Fournier: “There’s no way the Knicks will keep me”

Evan Fournier is still under contract with the Knicks for next season, up to $18.9 million, and he even has an $19 million “team option” on his contract, for the 2024/25 season. But given the turn of his season, the Frenchman knows that New York will try to exchange him this summer.

“You know very well that I will not stay”, he blurted out. “There’s no way they’ll keep me. I would be very surprised if they did. We will see. It is obviously not in my hands”.

Yet a holder at the start of the campaign, Evan Fournier very quickly joined the bench, before completely disappearing from Tom Thibodeau’s rotation, except for a few rare appearances to compensate for injuries.

“Well, wouldn’t you be surprised [si je revenais] ? »asks Evan Fournier to the New York Daily News. “I’ve been in the NBA for 11 years, I have a big contract, they obviously try to develop young people. I haven’t played this year, so why bring me back? “.

It remains to be seen where the Knicks will send the 30-year-old French fullback/winger…

To reread: the big interview of Evan Fournier on his situation at the Knicks

Evan Fournier Percentage Bounces
Season Crew GM Minimum Shots 3 points LF Off Def Early pd party Int bp CT Points
2012-13 DEN 38 11 49.3 40.7 76.9 0.2 0.8 0.9 1.2 1.7 0.5 0.8 0.0 5.3
2013-14 DEN 76 20 41.9 37.6 75.6 0.5 2.2 2.7 1.5 2.4 0.5 1.3 0.1 8.4
2014-15 ENT 58 29 44.0 37.8 72.8 0.5 2.2 2.6 2.1 2.0 0.7 1.4 0.0 12.0
2015-16 ENT 79 33 46.2 40.0 83.6 0.4 2.4 2.9 2.7 2.7 1.2 1.7 0.0 15.4
2016-17 ENT 68 33 43.9 35.6 80.5 0.7 2.4 3.1 3.0 2.7 1.0 2.1 0.1 17.2
2017-18 ENT 57 32 45.9 37.9 86.7 0.4 2.8 3.2 2.9 2.4 0.8 1.7 0.3 17.8
2018-19 ENT 81 32 43.8 34.0 80.6 0.5 2.7 3.2 3.6 2.8 0.9 1.9 0.2 15.1
2019-20 ENT 66 31 46.7 39.9 81.8 0.3 2.3 2.6 3.2 2.4 1.1 1.9 0.2 18.5
2020-21 * All Teams 42 30 45.7 41.3 78.8 0.2 2.8 3.1 3.4 2.3 1.1 1.7 0.5 17.1
2020-21 * ENT 26 30 46.1 38.8 79.7 0.2 2.7 2.9 3.7 2.1 1.0 2.1 0.4 19.7
2020-21 * BOS 16 30 44.8 46.3 71.4 0.3 3.0 3.3 3.1 2.6 1.3 1.2 0.6 13.0
2021-22 NYK 80 30 41.7 38.9 70.8 0.4 2.2 2.6 2.1 2.3 1.0 1.3 0.3 14.1
2022-23 NYK 27 17 33.7 30.7 85.7 0.2 1.7 1.8 1.3 1.7 0.6 0.8 0.1 6.1
Total 672 28 44.3 37.9 79.9 0.4 2.3 2.7 2.6 2.4 0.9 1.6 0.2 14.0

How to read the stats? MJ = matches played; Min = Minutes; Shots = Shots made / Shots attempted; 3pts = 3-points / 3-points attempted; LF = free throws made / free throws attempted; Off = offensive rebound; Def= defensive rebound; Tot = Total bounces; Pd = assists; Fte: Personal fouls; Int = Intercepts; Bp = Lost bullets; Ct: Counters; Points = Points.

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