Pape Sy life and biography

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Pape Sy biography

Date of birth : 1988-04-05
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Loudeac, France
Nationality : French-Senegalese
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-03-16
Credited as : Basketball player NBA, forward-guard for the Atlanta Hawks, NBA Draft

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Pape Sy, born Pape Ousseynou Sy is a French-Senegalese basketball player who is a member of the Atlanta Hawks of the NBA. A versatile combo guard/swingman, Sy was drafted by the Hawks as the 53rd overall pick in the second round of the 2010 NBA Draft after spending five seasons with STB Le Havre of the Ligue Nationale de Basketball.

Signed with the Hawks on September 15, 2010 .
• Drafted by Atlanta in the 2nd round (53rd overall) of the2010 NBA Draft.

LEAGUE 2010:
Played for the Hawks in the 2010 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, averaging 4.5 ppg, 1.0 rpg and 1.0 apg in two contests (.333 FG%, .778 FT%).

Appeared in 38 games over three seasons with STB Le Havre in France’s Pro A League
• Saw action in 30 contests last year (2009-10), averaging 5.2 ppg, 1.7 rpg and 1.3 apg in 14.2 mpg (.505 FG%, .414 3FG%, .710 FT%)
• Scored in double-figures three times, including a season-best 17 against Poitiers (2/27/10)
• Played in one game during the 2008-09 season (0-2 FGs in two minutes)
• Recorded 2.4 ppg, 0.4 rpg, 0.4 spg and 0.3 apg (.462 FG%, .333 3FG%, .500 FT%) in seven games in 2007-08.

PERSONAL:

Son of Fatim and Amadou Sy
• Has one sister, Penda • Favorite food is a Senegalese specialty called mafe (rice and peanut sauce)
• Lists "He’s Got Game" as his favorite movie and Denzel Washington as his favorite actor
• Enjoys watching soccer (his top sport outside of basketball) and going to the movies
• Listens to R&B, hip-hop and rap
• Names Alicia Keys as his favorite musical artist.


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