How well did you forecast the
lottery picks in the Official NBA Draft Pick 'Em Game presented by Toyota?

Get your official Draft Cap at theNBA Store.
Sign up for free insider e-mail alerts. Get the news you want, when you want it with daily and weekly options.
Prospect Profile:
Andray Blatche

Full Name: Andray Blatche
Position: Forward
Height/Weight: 6-11 / 235
Birthdate: August 22, 1986 (Syracuse, N.Y.)
High School: Henninger HS (Syracuse, N.Y.) then South Kent Prep (Conn.)
NBA Draft 2005
NBA Draft 2005 Home
Draft Bios Home

An early entry candidate for the 2005 NBA Draft. Transferred to South Kent Prep (Conn.) for a fifth year of high school. Spent his previous four seasons at Henninger High School in Syracuse, N.Y. Joined the varsity midway through his sophomore season. Didnít play organized basketball until high school. Named one of 10 finalists for the Naismith Award, awarded to the nationís top high school player.

2005 Postseason All-Star Games: Earned Co-MVP honors at the Jordan Classic, scoring a game-high 26 points and grabbing a game-high 16 rebounds in 28 minutes. Tallied 13 points and 14 rebounds at the Roundball Classic.

Fifth-Year Senior (2004-05): Averaged 27.5 points, 16.0 rebounds and 6.0 blocks as South Kent went 32-9.

Senior (2003-04): Averaged 25.0 points, 18.0 rebounds and 8.0 blocks, leading Henninger to a 20-5 record and the Section 3 Class AA Championship.

Junior (2002-03): Averaged 20.0 points, 20.0 rebounds and 7.0 blocks, helping Henninger to a 16-5 record.

Sophomore (2001-02): Seventh man for a Henninger team that captured the state championship. In the Class A state semifinals against Mount Vernon, scored a season-high 10 points and hauled down 13 rebounds in a 70-54 victory.

Strengths: Long and athletic big forward with surprisingly good ball-handling skills. Has decent range on his outside shot and uses his length and leaping ability to rebound effectively.

Personal: Son of Angela Oliver.