6-foot-9, 260 pounds
DOB: July 16, 1981
College: Michigan State
9th NBA season ... 1st NBA All-Star Game
Z-Bo is having a breakout season with the Grizzlies and has proven to be a monster on the boards ... Is first in the NBA in offensive rebounds and ranks among the league leaders in total rebounds, rebounds per game, minutes played, minutes per game, field goals, field-goal attempts and scoring ... Leads the team in scoring and rebounding ... One of two players in the NBA (Chris Bosh) and the only player in the Western Conference averaging at least 20 points and 10 rebounds per game ... Leads NBA in offensive rebounding (career-high 4.6), the highest average since Elton Brand (5.0) in 2001-02 ... Has set or tied 11 franchise records this season ... Along with teammate Marc Gasol, half of the best rebounding duo in the NBA ... One of four NBA players (Bosh, Dwight Howard, Al Jefferson) to average at least 20 points and 10 rebounds during the 2008-09 season ... Has averaged at least 20 points and 10 rebounds in three of his eight NBA seasons ... Winner of the 2003-04 NBA Most Improved Player Award after averaging 20.1 points and 10.5 rebounds as a member of the Portland Trail Blazers. Drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 1st round (19th pick, 19th overall) of the 2001 NBA draft.