Originally an early entry candidate for the 2005 NBA Draft before withdrawing his name from consideration.
Career Highlights: Participated in the 2005 French Pro A All-Star Game. A member of the Swiss National Team. Began his professional career is Switzerland's top domestic league, the LNA with Tege Riviera Basket in 2001-02. Spent the next three seasons competing in France for Chalon-Sur-Saone in France's top league. Signed with Italian Serie A club Angelico Biella this season.
(2005-06): Averaged 12.0 points and 6.4 rebounds in 29.4 minutes per game in his first season with Angelico Biella in Italy's Serie A.
(2004-05): Posted 9.4 points and 7.0 rebounds in 30.7 minutes per game in French Pro A with Chalon-Sur-Saone, recording 65 blocks and 42 steals in 42 games. In ULEB Cup play, posted 10.3 points and 7.7 rebounds in 29.0 minutes in 10 ULEB Cup contests.
(2003-04): Averaged 4.1 points and 3.6 rebounds in 16.9 minutes during the French Pro A regular season in his first full campaign with Chalon-Sur-Saone's senior team. Posted 10.0 points and 5.0 rebounds over six playoff contests. In the Under-20 European Championships Challenge Round, averaged 16.0 points, 10.6 rebounds and 3.8 steals over five games.
(2002-03): Spent most of the season with Chalon-Sur Saone's junior team, totaling 14.5 points and 9.4 rebounds in 32.0 minutes per game over 29 outings. Appeared in one French Pro A game with the senior team, recording an assist. Competed in four ULEB cup games with the senior team, averaging 1.3 points and 1.3 rebounds per game.
Personal: Parents left South Africa shortly before he was born. Mother is an accomplished artist and his father is an accomplished musician.