Originally an early entry candidate for the 2006 NBA Draft before withdrawing his name from consideration.
Career Highlights: Started pro career in France with Levallois, playing one season each with the team in the French N1 League and the French ProB League. Moved to Spain for the 2006-07 season, playing with Real Madridís lower division entry in the Spanish LEB2 League. Originally signed a letter-of-intent in the fall of 2004 to come over to the United States and play for Kansas State before making the decision to turn professional in his homeland.
2006-07: With Real Madrid, averaged 1.5 points and 2.1 rebounds in 6.7 minutes a contest. Appeared in 17 games. Also played in a total of six games with Real Madrid during two phases of the Circuito Sub-20, a four-phase competition organized by the Spanish basketball leagues separate from their regular seasons. Averaged 3.5 points and 5.3 rebounds in 17.3 minutes a contest.
2005-06: With Levallois in the French ProB League, averaged 1.2 points and 1.5 rebounds in 7.2 minutes a contest. Recorded season highs of four points and four rebounds vs. Quimper.
2004-05: With Levallois in the French N1 League, averaged 0.8 points and 1.0 rebounds in 5.0 minutes a contest. Appeared in five games.
2003-04: Averaged 7.6 points and 2.1 rebounds in 17.6 minutes a contest. Scored in double figures 15 times, with a season-high of 22 points.
Strengths: Big body who is continuing to learn the game of basketball. Has good form on a jump hook.
Personal: Originally played volleyball before switching over to basketball until the age of 19, and was the captain and starting middle blocker for the French Junior National Team that finished sixth at the 2004 European World Championships in Zagreb, Croatia.