- Charlotte Bobcats 2008 - present
A professional basketball player, Alexis Ajinca was picked up in the 20th overall, in the 2008 NBA Draft, by the Charlotte Bobcats. Having played for teams such as Elan Bearnais Pau-Orthez as well as Hyeres-Toulon Var Basket, the young French player is still a new kid on the block, who is yet to reach his peak.
The NBA kept track of Alexis since his debut on the international scene in 2006. He participated in and was scouted during the European Junior (U-18) Championships, the 2006 Albert Schweitzer Tournament, the U-18 European Championship in 2006, the Nike Hoop Summit Practices in 2007, the Douai Tournament in 2007, the U-19 World Championship, the 2008 Nike Hoop Summit, and the Las Vegas Summer League.