7-foot-0, 250 pounds
DOB: July 6, 1980
From: Barcelona, Spain
9th NBA season ... 3rd NBA All-Star Game
Ranks among league leaders in field goal percentage ... Is the fourth player ever to go straight from Europe to NBA and score 10,000 points ... Grabbed 5,000th rebound on March 31, 2009 ... Totaled 11,000th point and 1,000th block April 14, 2009 UTAH ... Is a two-time NBA All-Star (2006, 2009) ... Was named All NBA Third Team in 2009 ... Was the 2008 European Player of the Year ... Led Spain to an Olympic Silver Medal in 2008 ... Led Spain to the gold medal in the 2009 European Championship while being named Most Valuable Player ... Led Spain to the gold medal in the 2006 FIBA World Championship while being named Most Valuable Player ... Spent the first six-plus seasons of his career with the Grizzlies, where he remains the franchise leader in 12 statistical categories, including most points, rebounds and blocked shots ... Rookie of the Year in 2002 ... Drafted by the Atlanta Hawks in the 1st round (3rd pick, 3rd overall) of the 2001 NBA draft ... Was traded on draft night along with Brevin Knight and Lorenzen Wright to the Vancouver Grizzlies for Shareef Abdur-Rahim and Jamaal Tinsley. Was traded Feb. 1, 2008 by the Memphis Grizzlies with a 2010 2nd round draft pick to the Los Angeles Lakers for Kwame Brown, Javaris Crittenton, Marc Gasol, a 2008 1st-round draft pick (Donte Greene) and a 2010 1st-round draft pick.