Julian Wright
Full Name: Julian Emil-Jamaal Wright
Position: Forward
Height/Weight: 6-8 (2.03 m) / 225 (102.0 kg)
Birthdate: May 20, 1987 (Chicago)
High School: Homewood-Flossmoor HS (Flossmoor, IL.)
College: Kansas
 

Kansas
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2005-06 33 15 124 220 .564 34 62 .548 0 3 .000 152 60 31 42 282 8.50
2006-07 38 37 190 346 .549 73 119 .613 3 13 .231 298 82 55 49 456 12.0
Totals 71 52 314 556 .555 107 181 .591 3 16 .188 450 142 86 91 738 10.4

An early entry candidate for the 2007 NBA Draft.

Career Highlights: Garnered All-America Honorable Mention from The Associated Press and All-Big 12 First Team honors as a sophomore. A Big 12 All-Freshman Team selection in 2005-06.

Sophomore (2006-07): Scored a career-high 33 points against Missouri and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds against Texas. Recorded three-plus blocks six times and three-plus steals nine times. Wright posted six double-doubles and 11 double-digit rebounding efforts.

Freshman (2005-06): Averaged 8.5 points and 1.27 blocks (eighth-best in the Big 12). Led the Jayhawks in scoring six times and in rebounding seven times. Led Kansas in field goal percentage with a .564 mark. Displayed his versatility by posting 12 points, seven rebounds, four assists, three steals and two blocks against Texas in the Big 12 championship game.

Strengths: An incredible athlete who can play a variety of positions on both ends of the court. A good scorer and rebounder who can block shots and take the defenders off the dribble. Tremendous upside due to great length and a diverse skill set.

Personal: Nickname is Ju-Ju. Lists singing as his greatest talent other than basketball. A McDonald’s High School All-America selection at Homewood-Flossmoor HS (Illinois).


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