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Mickaël Piétrus

Mickael Pietrus
NameMickaël Piétrus
PositionSmall forward/Shooting guard
Height Ft6
Height In6
Weight Lb215
TeamPhoenix Suns
Birth DateFebruary 7, 1982(age 34)
Birth PlaceLes Abymes, Guadeloupe
Draft Round1
Draft Pick11
Draft Year2003
Draft TeamGolden State Warriors
Career Start1999
Teams *Pau-Orthez (1999 2003) *Golden State Warriors (2003 2008) *Orlando Magic (2008 2010) *Phoenix Suns (2010 present)

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Mickaël Piétrus (born on February 7, 1982, in Les Abymes, Guadeloupe) is a Caribbean-French professional basketball player for the Phoenix Suns of the NBA. He is listed at 6'6", 215 pounds and plays both the small forward and shooting guard positions. Piétrus was drafted by the Golden State Warriors with the 11th pick of the 2003 NBA Draft, and is originally from Guadeloupe, a Caribbean island that is a part of France. His older brother, Florent Piétrus, is a professional basketball player in Spain.

In September 2005 he won the Bronze Medal at the 2005 European Championship with the French national team. With ÉB Pau-Orthez he won the French championship in 2001 and 2003, as well as the national cup in the year 2002. During the 2008 off-season, he was signed by the Orlando Magic.

Piétrus is also known by the nicknames MP, Air France, and Puma. He speaks French and English fluently.

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