7-6, 310, Born September 12, 1980
4th NBA Season … 4th NBA All-Star Game
In 2005, became all-time leading vote-getter in All-Star balloting (2,558,278)… Averaged a career-best 18.3 points per game in 2004-05 to go along with 8.4 rebounds and 2.0 blocks … Among league leaders in field goal percentage … Anchored Chinese National team in the 2004 Olympics…Named to the All NBA Third Team in 2004… Earned unanimous NBA All-Rookie First Team honors after averaging 13.5 points with 8.2 rebounds and 1.74 blocks in 82 games (2002-03) … In 2003, he became the 14th rookie selected to start the All-Star Game and the first since Grant Hill (1995) ... The first-ever No. 1 pick to come from an international basketball league … Drafted by Houston in the first round (first overall) of the 2002 NBA Draft.