HOW ZAZA BECAME A HAWK: Re-signed as a free agent on July 13, 2009 • Originally signed with the Hawks as a free agent on August 11, 2005 • Traded by the Charlotte Bobcats to the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for a 2004 second round draft pick on June 23, 2004 • Selected by Charlotte in the 2004 NBA Expansion Draft on June 22, 2004 • Originally selected in the second round (42nd overall) of the 2003 NBA Draft by the Orlando Magic.

LAST SEASON (2011-12): Rugged and physical big man did a tremendous job stepping into a starting role after the regular season-ending injury to Al Horford, and had one of his best all-around campaigns as a pro • Played in 58 games (44 starting assignments), averaging 7.8 ppg, 7.9 rpg (25th in the NBA), 1.4 apg, 1.0 spg and 0.5 bpg (.499 FG%, .741 FT%) • Also placed t20th in the league in off. rpg at 2.7 • Reached double-figures in scoring 20 times and in rebounds on 23 occasions • Totalled 11 double-doubles • Averaged 8.7 ppg, 8.8 rpg, 1.5 apg and 1.1 spg (.512 FG%, .718 FT%) in his 44 starts • Pulled down 10-plus rebounds in 6 straight games (3/11-3/19), the longest streak of his career • Played 54 mins (0 TOs) in the 4OT win v/Utah (3/25), finishing with 15 pts, 20 rebs, 3 blks, 2 assts and 1 stl, setting or tying career-highs in rebs, blks and mins • Tallied a season-high tying 16 pts, 13 rebs and 3 stls (4-7 FGs, season-best 8-9 FTs) v/Bos (3/19) • Dished out a career-best 7 assts to go with 10 pts, 10 rebs and 3 stls v/Wash (3/16) • Had 10 pts, 14 rebs (season-high 9 off.), 2 assts and 1 stl v/OKC (3/3) • Tied a career-high with 4 stls @LAL (2/14), adding 9 rebs, 1 pt, 1 asst and 1 blk • Recorded a season-high tying 16 pts on a season-best 8-12 FGs @Det (1/27), while coming up with 9 rebs, 1 asst and 1 blk • On opening night @NJ (12/27), notched 13 pts, 11 rebs (8 off.) and 1 asst • Moved into 10th place on the Hawks' all-time offensive rebounding list (currently 1,115) @Phoe (2/15) • Pulled down career rebound number 3,000 @Hou (12/31) and scored his 4,000th point v/Tor (1/16) • Missed final 7 games of season due to sprained left foot • SEASON HIGHS: 16 pts (2x), 20 rebs v/Utah (3/25), 7 assts v/Wash (3/16), 4 stls @LAL (2/14), 3 blks (2x), 8 FGM @Det (1/27), 8 FTM v/Bos (3/19), 54 mins v/Utah (3/25).

PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Pachulia, through nine NBA seasons, has appeared in 637 career games (214 starts) with Orlando, Milwaukee and Atlanta, averaging 6.9 ppg, 5.4 rpg, 1.0 spg and 0.9 apg (.464 FG%, .732 FT%) • Has missed 49 games due to injury/illness • CAREER HIGHS: 27 pts v/Wash (3/7/07), 20 rebs v/Utah (3/25/12), 7 assts v/Wash (3/16/12), 4 stls (4x), 3 blks (6x), 11 FGM v/Sac (3/19/07), 12 FTM v/Tor (1/3/06), 54 mins v/Utah (3/25/12) • In 2010-11, averaged 4.4 ppg and 4.2 rpg in 15.7 mpg (.461 FG%, .754 FG%), recording 4 double-doubles and scoring in double-figures 10 times • Started seven games, averaging 5.1 ppg and 6.1 rpg (.444 FG%, .632 FT%) • Provided his usual high-energy and production as the Hawks’ primary backup big man in 2009-10 • In his fifth season in an Atlanta uniform, averaged 4.3 ppg and 3.8 rpg in 14.0 mpg (.488 FG%, .650 FT%) in 78 games • Ranked 5th on the team in rpg and 3rd in FG% • Played in 77 games (started 26 times) and averaged 6.2 ppg, 5.7 rpg and 0.7 apg in 19.1 mpg (.497 FG%, .709 FT%) • After shooting just 32.2% from the floor in November, hit .586 in December, .550 in January, .518 in February and .569 in March • Battled injuries in 2007-08, before carving out a role as the Hawks' first big man off the bench • Recorded averages of 5.2 ppg, 4.0 rpg and 0.6 apg in 15.2 mpg (.437 FG%, .706 FT%) in 62 games on the campaign • In 2006-07, upped his career averages in several categories, finishing at 12.2 ppg, 6.9 rpg, 1.5 apg, 1.1 spg and 0.5 bpg in 28.1 mpg (.474 FG%, .786 FT%), appearing in 72 games • In his first season with the Hawks in 2005-06, Pachulia averaged 11.7 ppg, 7.9 rpg, 1.7 apg, 1.1 spg and 31.4 mpg (.451 FG%, .735 FT%) in 78 games • Ranked 3rd in the NBA with 3.4 offensive rpg and 5th in total offensive rebounds (264) • In a Mar. 19 game against his former team - Orlando - Pachulia pulled down a NBA season-high 12 offensive rebounds, finishing the game with 18 total boards • In 2004-05, averaged 6.2 ppg and 5.1 rpg and 18.9 mpg (.452 FG%, .746 FT%) in 74 games (four starts) for the Bucks • Saw action in 59 games (two starts) for the Magic in 2003-04, averaging 3.3 ppg and 2.9 rpg (.389 FG%, .644 FT%) in 11.3 minutes.

PLAYOFF HISTORY: Has appeared in 40 playoff games (one start), and has averaged 4.9 ppg and 4.7 rpg in 18.0 mpg (.426 FG%, .725 FT%) • Missed the 2012 Playoffs due to a sprained left foot • In 11 games in the postseason in 2011 (against Orlando and Chicago), put in 3.5 ppg, 4.9 rpg and 1.2 apg in 17.7 mpg (.478 FG%, .773 FT%) • Dished out playoff career-high 3 assts in game 3 vs. Orlando (4/22/11) • Saw action in 11 games in the 2010 playoffs, putting up 4.6 ppg and 3.5 rpg (.514 FG%, .625 FT%) against Milwaukee and Orlando • Played in all 11 Hawks postseason games in 2009, starting one, averaging 6.9 ppg and 6.9 rpg in 23.6 mpg (.415 FG%, .762 FT%) • Came up huge in first round game four win at Miami, pulling down 18 rebounds in an 81-71 Atlanta win • In seven games off the bench against Boston in the '08 playoffs, averaged 4.1 ppg and 2.9 rpg in 15.0 mpg (.280 FG%, .714 FT%) • Provided a tremendous spark off the bench in game six win over the Celtics (5/2/08), recording 9 points, 6 boards and 2 steals in 28 minutes of action • Ranks ninth in Hawks playoff history with 40 appearances • PLAYOFF CAREER HIGHS: 16 pts @Milw (4/24/10), 18 rebs @Mia (4/27/09), 3 assts v/Orl (4/22/11), 2 stls (2x), 2 blks (2x), 35 mins @Clev (5/7/09), 6 FGM @Milw (4/24/10), 6 FTM (3x).

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: Appeared in 73 games during parts of four seasons for Ulker of Istanbul at the top level in Turkey, averaging 6.0 points and 3 .8 rebounds per game (1999-2003) • Helped capture the 2001 and 2002 Turkish President's Cup • Also helped Ulker to the 2001 Turkish National Championship • 2002-03: Averaged 9.5 points and 5.5 rebounds in nearly 16 minutes per game for Ulker • In Euroleague play, started against Greek powerhouse Panathinaikos, where he produced 26 points (10-13 FG) and eight rebounds in 36 minutes • In the following game, played all 40 minutes vs. Skipper Bologna, tallying 13 points and 17 rebounds • 2001-02: Averaged 5.8 points and 4.0 rebounds while shooting 55 percent from the field for Ulker • In Euroleague play, averaged 3.2 points and 1.8 rebounds in limited playing time • 2000-01: Played in 17 games for Ulker, averaging 3.5 points and 2.3 rebounds (.521 FG%) • 1999-00: In his first professional season, averaged 3.1 points and 2.4 boards over 10 games for Ulker.

PERSONAL INFO: Given name is Zaur Pachulia • Legally changed his first name to Zaza (pronounced Za-Za Pa-CHUL-e-ya) • He and his wife, Tika, have two sons, Davit and Saba, and a newborn daughter, Mariam • Owns Buckhead Bottle Bar in Atlanta • Born in Tbilisi, Georgia • Nickname is "Z" • Has taken children from the Mother’s Raising Sons organization on holiday shopping “Z-Sprees” to Toys “R” Us • Played with the Georgian National Team the last six summers • A serious entrepreneur, Pachulia has taken executive business classes in recent summers, including at Harvard Business School in 2012, Georgia State in 2009 and 2011, and Northwestern in 2008 • In addition, Pachulia took an active role politically, when he spoke passionately against the Russian invasion of his homeland in 2008 • Has served as the Style Editor for HOOP Magazine • In conjunction with the U.S. Department of State, along with the NBA and Vladimir Stepania and Nikoloz Tskitishvili, has donated products to basketball academies in his home country • A participant in the NBA's Basketball Without Borders initiative, Pachulia spent a portion of the summer of 2006 assisting in the Sarunas Marciulionis Basketball Academy in Vilnius, Lithuania • Began playing for Ulker when he was just 15 years old in 1999 • Left his native Georgia in 1998 to go to Turkey and pursue his basketball career • Has also been a member of the Georgian Junior National Team and the Georgian Cadets National Team • Names Al Pacino, Robert DeNiro and Sasha Baron-Cohen as his favorite actors, and he would like to one day meet Pacino • Favorite sports outside of basketball include tennis and soccer • A fan of the AC Milan soccer team • Lists Jay-Z and 50 Cent as his favorite musical artists • Hobbies include traveling and fashion • He wears a size 17 basketball shoe • His favorite TV shows are "Punk'd" and "Chappelle's Show" • Enjoys eating steak and pasta • His favorite athlete is Michael Jordan.