Full Name:
Daniel Gadzuric
Position:
Center
College:
UCLA
Height:
6-11
Weight:
240
High School:
Gov. Dummer Academy (Byfield, Mass.)
Birthdate:
February 2, 1978
Birthplace:
Den Haag, Holland

Statistics

NBA DRAFT 2002
Selected in the second round (34th overall) by the Milwaukee Bucks.

HIGHLIGHTS
Named Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 as a senior. Athletic center who finished his UCLA career ranked second in Bruins history (eighth in the Pac-10) in blocks (184) -- trailing only Jelani McCoy of the Los Angeles Lakers (188) – eighth in rebounds (896) and tied for eighth in field goal percentage (54.9%).
Became the 42nd Bruin to score 1,000 points and ranks 29th in that category.


AT UCLA
As a senior, ranked third in the Pac-10 in rebounding (7.7 rpg), fourth in field goal percentage (55.4%) and seventh in blocks.
Scored a season-high 26 points in upset win over Cincinnati in the NCAA Tournament, helping Bruins advance to Sweet Sixteen.
Led Bruins in rebounding 19 times and in scoring seven times.
Scored 20 or more points on four occasions and had 11 games with double-digit rebounds.
Recorded nine double-doubles.

As a junior paced the Bruins with 8.6 rpg, the highest UCLA average since former NBA player Ed O’Bannon’s 8.8 rpg in 1994.
His 60 blocked shots rank fifth on the single-season UCLA list.
Led the Bruins in rebounding 15 times.
During UCLA’s final 24 games in which the Bruins went 19-5, averaged 11.4 points, 9.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks.
Exploded for 22 points and career-high-tying 17 rebounds vs. Arizona.

Hampered with tendinitis in his right knee throughout his sophomore campaign.
Scored in double figures in eight of his last 12 games, averaging 11.3 points during that span.
In three NCAA Tournament games averaged 9.7 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks.
Led Bruins in rebounding 11 times and in blocks 19.
Put together his best all-around game of the season against California, posting 22 points, 16 rebounds and four blocked shots.
Matched career-high with 17 rebounds and added 14 points against Colorado State.
Posted seven double-doubles.

In first season at UCLA, earned Pac-10 All-Freshman team honors and was on College Hoop Insider’s All-Freshman squad.
Suffered season-ending injury on February 24, tearing the lateral meniscus in his left knee.
Led the team in blocks per game and was sixth in the Pac-10 (1.3) and field goal percentage (54.0%).
Scored in double figures 11 times.

STATISTICS
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1998-99 24 17 88 163 .540 31 62 .500 136 17 27 30 207 8.6
1999-00 33 23 140 248 .565 39 101 .386 230 24 21 52 319 9.7
2000-01 32 29 156 292 .534 63 139 .453 275 18 22 60 375 11.7
2001-02 33 33 164 296 .554 58 123 .472 255 23 18 42 386 11.7
TOTALS 122 102 548 999 .549 191 425 .449 896 82 88 184 1287 10.5
Three-point field goals: 0-for-1 (.000).