An early entry candidate for the 2005 NBA Draft. Originally an early entry candidate for the 2004 NBA Draft before with drawing his name from consideration.
Career Highlights: Was selected to the Polish National Under- 22 team after having played only six months of basketball. Transferred from Lodz to Cologne, where he only played 44 minutes spread out over nine games during the 2003-04 season. During the Reebok camp in Treviso in 2004, won the dunk contest. In the summer of 2004, was invited to play for the Polish National Team.
2004-05: Averaged 5.2 points, 3.8 rebounds and 0.9 blocks in 29 games for RheinEnergie Koln in Germany’s Bundesliga I. In ULEP Cup action, appeared in 12 games, averaging 8.4 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.3 blocks.
Strengths: Very good athlete for his size. Has the ability to block shots and defend. Still developing an offensive game.
Personal: His father was one of Europe's best amateur boxers.