An early entry candidate for the 2006 NBA Draft.
Career Highlights: Grew up with Maccabi Ramat Gan, but has played his entire professional career with Hapoel Galil Elyon in the Israeli Premier League, seeing his first action in the 2003-04 season. Named to the EuroCup All-Star Game in 2005 and 2006. A member of the Israeli National Team. Helped Israel to a silver medal at the 2004 U20 European Championships for Men, averaging 8.6 points and 4.0 rebounds. Earned All-Tournament honors after averaging 18.0 points and 6.3 rebounds at the 2005 U20 European Championships for Men. Also played in the 2005 U21 World Championships held in Argentina, averaging 18.2 points and 8.2 rebounds.
2005-06: Averaged a team-high 16.5 points, 6.0 rebounds, and 3.1 assists in 27.1 minutes a contest for Galil Elyon in the Israeli Premier League. Scored a season-high 31 points vs. Klal Bituah Ramat-Hasharon. Posted three double-doubles, including a performance of 25 points and 12 rebounds vs. Elizur Ashkelon. Contributed 19.2 points and 6.3 rebounds in six EuroCup games. Led the team in rebounding and ranked second in scoring. Registered a high of 27 points on 12-for-13 shooting vs. Gravelines. Averaged 10.5 points and 6.5 rebounds in four Israeli Cup games.
2004-05: Averaged 13.9 points and 5.2 rebounds in 27.8 minutes a contest for Galil Elyon in the Israeli Premier League. Ranked second on the team in rebounding and field goal percentage. Contributed 15.7 points and 5.9 rebounds in ten playoff games, helping lead Galil Elyon to the semifinals. Added 19.1 points and 5.8 rebounds in 12 EuroCup games. Ranked 11th among all players in scoring. Posted highs of 30 points and 11 rebounds vs. CES Nymburk.
2003-04: Averaged 5.0 points and 3.1 rebounds in 14.6 minutes a contest in his debut for Galil Elyon in the Israeli Premier League. Appeared in three playoff games, averaging 8.3 points and 5.0 rebounds in 24 minutes a contest.
Strengths: Has good quickness with and without the ball. Finishes strong around the basket and can step out to hit the perimeter jumper. Is improving as a rebounder and defender.