Kevin Seraphin BIO:
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Traded by Chicago to Washington along with Kirk Hinrich and cash considerations in exchange for the rights to Vladimir Veremeenko (7/8/10).
PROFESSIONALLY: Holds career averages of 6.8 points and 4.0 rebounds in 194 career games…Scored a career-high 24 points and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds vs. ORL (4/10)…Scored 10+ points in 15 consecutive starts at center to end the 2011-12 season (4/1-4/26) and became the first Wizards center to accomplish this feat since Gheorghe Muresan scored 10 or more points in 16 straight starts at center during the 1995-96 season…Averaged 8.9 points and 5.0 rebounds, while shooting .551 percent from the field in seven games (five starts) for Caja Laboral of the Euroleague in 2011…Made his first career NBA start at SAC (12/8)…Prior to being drafted by Washington, spent his entire career competing for Cholet Basket…Was named to the 2009 All-Tournament team of the FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship after leading France to a Silver Medal…Scored eight points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked four shots for the World Select Team’s 97-89 win over the USA Select Junior Team which featured current teammate John Wall at the 2009 Nike Hoop Summit in Portland.
2013-14: Averaged 4.7 points and 2.4 rebounds in 53 games (1 start)… Had eight games of 10+ points…Scored a season-high 19 points vs. POR (2/3)…Pulled down a season-high eight rebounds at SAC (2/09)… Had 16 points, seven rebounds, one assist and one block vs. PHI (1/20)…Recorded 18 points, five rebounds, one assist and one block vs. HOU (1/11)… Scored 13 points and six rebounds, one assist and one block at BOS (12/21)… Totaled 10 points, five rebounds, and one assist and two blocks at BKN (12/18)…Missed eight games due to injury, sore right knee (12/27, 2/25-3/12); Recorded 1,500th point of NBA career on (2/3/14)… Has 906 career rebounds…Missed eight games due to a sore right knee (12/27, 2/25-3/12).
2012-13: Averaged a career-high 9.1 points to go along with 4.4 rebounds in 21.8 minutes per game in 79 games (eight starts)…Tied Okafor for the team lead in games played…Had 36 games with 10+ points…Recorded four double-doubles…Scored a season-high 21 points at ATL (11/21)…Posted three straight double-doubles (11/28-12/4)…Averaged 13.4 points and 7.8 rebounds in eight starts…Missed one game due to a strained right calf (10/30).
2011-12: Averaged 7.9 points, 4.9 rebounds, 1.3 blocks and 20.6 minutes per game in 57 games…Shot .531 from the field…Averaged 14.1 points, 7.2 rebounds and 1.8 blocks per game in 21 starts…Scored 10 or more points in 15 consecutive starts at center to end the season (4/1-4/26) and became the first Wizards center to accomplish this feat since Gheorghe Muresan scored 10 or more points in 16 straight starts at center during the 1995-96 season…Scored 10 or more points in 16 straight games overall to end the season…Averaged 15.4 points and 7.0 rebounds, while shooting .533 from the field in the final 16 games…Scored a career-high 24 points and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds vs. ORL (4/10)…Had 21 points at CHI (4/16)…Recorded five double-doubles…Led the team in rebounding 10 times…Blocked a career-high five shots twice (4/13 at NYK, 4/16 at CHI)… Averaged 8.9 points and 5.0 rebounds, while shooting .551 percent from the field in seven games (five starts) for Caja Laboral of the Euroleague in 2011.
2010-11: Appeared in 58 games (one start) as a rookie, and averaged 2.7 points and 2.6 rebounds in 10.9 minutes per game…Scored a season-high 12 points vs. OKC (3/14)…Scored six points and grabbed a season-high nine rebounds vs. LAL (2/14)…Grabbed seven rebounds in his first career start (at SAC, 12/8)…Blocked a season-high four shots at LAL (12/7).
PLAYOFFS: Appeared in four games for the Wizards during the 2014 NBA Playoffs.
PERSONALLY: Name is pronounced Seh-ruh-fin…Is a fixture at Wizards Basketball Camps and community events, including “Salute To The Stars” and the annual “Family-to-Family Holiday Delivery”…Was a teammate of Dallas’ Rodrigue Beaubois for Cholet Basket in France…Is a member of the French national team and averaged 6.0 points and 3.3 rebounds in six games in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.