|Angelico Biella (Italy)|
Originally an early entry candidate for the 2008 NBA Draft before withdrawing his name from consideration.
Began his pro career playing in the Swedish League from 2004-06. Joined Angelico Biella in Italy in 2007-08 and remains there. Has experience playing for Sweden's U-18, U-20 and senior men's national teams.
Averaged 9.0 points and 5.5 rebounds in 25.4 minutes per game for Angelico Biella in the Italian League over the first 23 games of the season. Had 17 points vs. Fortitudo Bologna. Recorded 16 points in back-to-back contests vs. Scavolini Spar Pesaro and Virtus Bologna. Posted 11.8 points and 9.3 rebounds in 29.3 minutes for Sweden in the Qualifying Round of EuroBasket 2009.
In his first season with Angelico Biella in the Italian League, posted 5.1 points and 3.3 rebounds in 16.3 minutes over 33 games. Contributed 19.4 points and 10.7 rebounds for Sweden in the Under-20 European Championships.
Joined Plannja Basket Lulea in the Swedish League. Averaged 10.0 points and 5.0 rebounds in 22 contests. Posted 11.1 points and 6.4 rebounds in the Under-20 European Championships.
Played for Boras/Marbo Basket in Sweden averaging 20.0 points, 11.6 rebounds, and 2.6 blocks in 19 games. Averaged 7.4 points and 8.1 rebounds in 19.6 minutes over seven games in the 200 Under-18 European Championships.
Strengths: Solid athlete with great height at the forward spot. Plays within himself.
Personal: Father, Chris, played basketball for Syracuse from 1977-81 and played professionally in Europe.