Posted Wednesday February 18, 1:51 PM
6-foot-9, 240 pounds
DOB: August 29, 1980
College: Xavier (Ohio)
5th NBA season ... 2nd NBA All-Star Game
High-scoring Hornets forward is hitting nearly 90 percent of his FTs this season ... Has scored at least 10 points in 90 straight games (through 1/28) ... Scored six points and grabbed four rebounds in his first All-Star Game, last year in New Orleans ... Ranked 22nd in the NBA last season in scoring (20.6 points a game) and 19th in rebounding (8.9) ... At Xavier, named Player of the Year by both the Associated Press and by the United States Basketball Writers Association ... According to the Hornets media guide, he's an accomplished tuba player ...