|ratiopharm Ulm - German Bundesliga|
An early entry candidate for the 2010 NBA Draft.
Career Highlights: Has spent the majority of his career with German club TV Langen, first playing for their cadet team, SC Gergstrabe, in 2004-05. Spent the next four seasons (2005-09) with TV Langen’s first and second teams in Germany’s Bundesliga II (Pro A) and NBBL (Regionalliga) levels. Originally signed a letter of intent to play at University of Michigan for the 2008-09 season but professional experience jeopardized his NCAA eligibility. In 2009-10, joined ratiopharm Ulm and made his Bundesliga debut.
2009-10: In his first season with ratiopharm Ulm and in Germany’s top league, the BBL, is averaging 12.5 points, 2.5 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 0.3 blocks in 24.8 minutes per game through his initial 33 appearances. Scored 23 points in 21 minutes for ratiopharm Ulm vs. TBB Trier. Had a season-high seven rebounds vs. Duesseldorf. Collected 20 points and five rebounds vs. LTi 46ers. Registered 20 points, four rebounds and three assists vs. webmoebel Baskets. Had 20 points against the German Bank Skyliners.
2008-09: In Bundesliga II for TV Langen, posted 18.3 points (4th in the league), 4.5 rebounds, 1.0 blocks and 1.0 steals in 31.3 minutes. Netted 28 points vs. Teckpro Braves. Contributed 27 points and eight rebounds vs. FC Bayern Munchen. Posted 27 points, nine rebounds, three assists and two steals vs. ETB Wohnbau Baskets. Collected 25 points in 27 minutes vs. TV Lich. Played for the German National Team at the senior level during the 2009 European Championship. Averaged 5.5 points and 1.7 rebounds in 17.6 minutes over six games. Had 16 points in 27 minutes vs. Greece. Also played for the under-20 team, leading the 2009 U-20 European Championship in scoring with an average of 22.2 points in addition to his 5.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.2 blocks.
2007-08: For TV Langen in Bundesliga II, averaged 8.0 points, 6.2 rebounds and 0.4 blocks in 18.4 minutes per game over 28 contests. Had nine straight games in which he reached double figures. Recorded 20 points, seven rebounds and six assists against the Kaiserslautern Braves. Posted 17 points and nine rebounds vs. BBC Bayreuth. Collected 16 points, five rebounds and four assists vs. Dusseldorf Magics. Had 15 points in 17 minutes against that squad earlier in the year. In NBBL play for TV Langen II, averaged 22.5 points, 5.9 rebounds, 2.5 steals and 2.0 blocks in 26.5 minutes per game. Registered 35 points, seven rebounds, three assists and three blocks at Eintracht Frankfurt. Posted 31 points, 12 rebounds and two blocks against that opponent earlier in the season. Collected 30 points, six rebounds, three assists and three blocks against TBB’s junior team. Scored 23 points in just 18 minutes at MTV Kronberg. Selected to the German Bundesliga U-20 All-Star Game. At the 2008 U-20 European Championship representing Germany, posted 11.1 points and 2.4 rebounds over eight games.
2006-07: For TV Langen in Bundesliga II, averaged 6.7 points, 2.0 rebounds and 0.5 blocks in 13.4 minutes per game over 28 contests. Totaled 23 points on 8-of-12 shooting in 19 minutes USC Heidelberg. Had 18 points at Crailisheim Merlins. Tallied 16 points on 6-of-9 shooting in 16 minutes at TSV Breitengubach. In the NBBL with TV Langen II, averaged 17.1 points, 5.7 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 1.1 blocks in 28.3 minutes per game. Collected 25 points, six rebounds, four assists and four steals at BBLZ Mittelhessen. Had 20 points, five rebounds, three assists, two blocks and two steals vs. TSV Troster Breitengubach. Posted 19 points, seven rebounds, two blocks and two steals in 25 minutes vs. BBLZ Mittelhessen. Selected to the German Bundesliga U-19 All-Star Game. Represented Germany at the 2007 U-18 European Championship and averaged 9.8 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game in eight matches.
2005-06: Played for TV Langen II in the NBBL and TV Langen in Bundesliga II. Played at the 2006 Adidas Superstar Camp and was named to the All-Star team and Best Defensive player. For the German U-18 National Team, played in six games at the 2006 International Tournament in Mannheim, Germany -- the unofficial Under-18 World Championships -- and averaged 6.7 points and 3.2 rebounds per game. Also competed in eight games at the 2006 U-18 European Championships, and averaged 7.3 points and 4.4 rebounds.
2004-05: Played at the cadet level for SC Gergstrabe, TV Langen’s cadet team. Played for Germany in the 2005 U-16 European Championship, averaging 12.4 points and 5.6 rebounds.
Strengths: Great size for a small forward and shooting ability at 6-10. Very mobile and can create his own shot off the dribble.