Inglewood HS (Inglewood, California)
November 21, 1980
An early entry candidate for the 2002 NBA Draft.
Named MVP of the 2001 ABCD Camp All-Star Game.
Attended Tustin High School in California as a freshman and sophomore.
Transferred to Inglewood High School prior to his junior year.
As a junior, averaged 23 points, 15 rebounds and four blocked shots.
Missed 12 games after suffering a knee injury midway through the season.
As a senior, averaged 28 points and 18 rebounds.
Named to Parade Magazine All-America High School Boys Basketball Third Team and to 2002 USA Today All-USA Boys Basketball Third Team.
Rated the #8 high school player in the United States by the Prep Stars Recruiter’s Handbook.
In the 2002 McDonald’s All-America Game, scored 15 points on 6-for-15 shooting, including 2-of-4 from three-point range, and added six rebounds as his West team lost, 138-107, to the East.