HEAT Bio: Udonis Haslem
Not drafted by the NBA out of college in 2002…spent the 2002-03 season with Chalon Sur-Saone in France…signed by the HEAT as a free agent on Aug. 6, 2003…re-signed by the HEAT on Aug. 2, 2005…re-signed by the HEAT on July 12, 2010.
Has appeared in 669 games during his 10-year NBA career and has made 455 starts…has averaged 8.9 points (.495 FG%, .765 FT%), 7.7 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 28.9 minutes…has missed 123 games due to injury, four for personal reasons, two as a healthy scratch on the inactive list and was a DNP-CD on six occasions, all in games in which he dressed despite being injured…has served as team captain each of the past six seasons, only Alonzo Mourning (seven seasons) has served a long tenure as a HEAT captain…has scored in double figures on 290 occasions with 21 games of at least 20 points…his longest streak of consecutive double-figure scoring games is nine (Dec. 6-20, 2007)…has grabbed double-figure rebounds on 200 occasions and has posted 130 double-doubles…his longest streak of grabbing double-figure rebounds in consecutive games is six (Mar. 31-Apr. 11, 2010)…his longest streak of consecutive double-doubles is four and has occurred twice (Nov. 27-Dec. 5, 2006 and Apr. 3-11, 2010)…led the NBA in 2009-10 in double-doubles off the bench (21)…is Miami’s all-time leader in games played, defensive rebounds and total rebounds and ranks among the HEAT’s all-time leaders in minutes (2nd), offensive rebounds (3rd), double-doubles (3rd), starts (4th), field goals made (5th), field goal percentage (6th), points (7th), double-figure scoring efforts (7th), field goals attempted (7th), free throws made (8th), free throws attempted (8th), steals (9th), blocks (11th), free throw percentage (15th) and assists (19th)…is the only undrafted player in NBA history to lead a franchise in total rebounds…played a career-high 113 consecutive games from Jan. 13, 2004-Mar. 19, 2005 and also had a streak of 111 consecutive games played from Feb. 6, 2006-Apr. 8, 2007 making him one of only two players in HEAT history to have two streaks of at least 110 consecutive games played joining Grant Long…led Miami in total rebounds and defensive rebounds in five consecutive seasons (2005-10) and offensive rebounds and rebound average in four straight seasons from 2006-10…joined Rony Seikaly (1989-94) as the only players to lead Miami in total rebounds in five consecutive seasons…is the only player to lead the HEAT in offensive, defensive and total rebounds in four straight seasons…his four consecutive years leading Miami in offensive rebounds is a franchise record…has led the HEAT in offensive rebounds six different seasons, the most in franchise history…topped Miami in starts in three consecutive seasons from 2004-07, joining Glen Rice as the only HEAT players to accomplish that feat…led the HEAT in double-doubles in four consecutive seasons from 2006-10…has led the team in charges drawn in five of the nine seasons Miami has kept the stat, including each of the last two and four of the past six…his high for consecutive free throws made is 29 (Apr. 15-Nov. 9, 2005)…his high for most free throws made in a game without a miss is 12 (at Milwaukee on Dec. 8, 2004)…his high for most field goals made in a game without a miss is six (vs. Toronto on Apr. 11, 2006)…has 293 career dunks…has 41 double-figure scoring quarters…has recorded 74 multi-steal games and 29 multi-block games…his career high for most consecutive games with a steal is eight (Nov. 14-30, 2007)…has seen action in 122 NBA postseason games (78 starts) and has averaged 6.3 points (.480 FG%, .718 FT%), 6.1 rebounds and 24.1 minutes…has scored in double figures 35 times in postseason play and grabbed double-figure rebounds 26 times…has 16 postseason double-doubles…is Miami’s all-time postseason leader in offensive, defensive and total rebounds and also ranks among the HEAT’s all-time postseason leaders in minutes (2nd), starts (2nd), games played (2nd), double-doubles (tied-3rd), steals (4th), points (5th), free throws made (5th), field goals attempted (5th), dunks (5th), field goals made (6th), free throws attempted (6th), double-figure scoring efforts (6th), blocks (7th) and assists (9th).
Started 59 of the 75 games in which he appeared for the HEAT and averaged 3.9 points (.514 FG%, .711 FT%), 5.4 rebounds and 18.9 minutes…was a team co-captain along with Dwyane Wade…missed a total of seven games due to injury/illness…sat out four games with a sprained right ankle (Apr. 10-15) and one game each for a cold (Dec. 10), a neck contusion (Dec. 29) and a right leg contusion (Feb. 14)…led the HEAT in charges drawn (28) for the second consecutive season and the fourth time in the last six years…finished tied for second on the team in offensive rebounds and third in defensive and total rebounds…topped the HEAT in rebounds on 11 occasions, in steals six times and in blocks in three contests…with eight rebounds vs. Milwaukee on Nov. 21 he surpassed Alonzo Mourning (4,807) and became the HEAT’s all-time leading rebounder becoming the only undrafted player in NBA history to become the all-time rebound leader for any franchise…closed the season ranked fourth all-time in NBA history for rebounds by undrafted players (5,154) trailing only Moses Malone (16,212), Ben Wallace (10,482) and Brad Miller (6,199)…scored in double figures on six occasions and grabbed double-figure rebounds nine times…posted one double-double…made his 400th career start vs. Washington on Dec. 15…Season Highs: 13 points (vs. Washington, Dec. 15), 15 rebounds (vs. Milwaukee, Apr. 9), three assists (vs. Cleveland, Nov. 24), three steals (twice), two blocks (at Memphis, Nov. 11) and 30:26 minutes (vs. Utah, Dec. 22).
Appeared in 64 games (10 starts) for Miami and averaged 6.0 points (.423 FG%, .814 FT%), 7.3 rebounds and 24.8 minutes…was a team co-captain along with Dwyane Wade…missed one game with a stomach virus (Apr. 13) and one game for personal reasons…ranked among the NBA leaders in defensive rebounds (26th), total rebounds (29th) and rebounds per game (32nd)…led the HEAT in offensive rebounds for a franchise-record sixth time in his career…led Miami in charges drawn (25) and double-figure rebound games (18)…ranked second on the team in total rebounds and third in defensive rebounds…set a single-season career high in free throw percentage…topped the HEAT in rebounds a team-high 25 times, in blocks on eight occasions, in steals four times and in minutes once…led the HEAT reserves in scoring 18 times, in rebounds on 41 occasions and in minutes 28 times…scored in double figures 11 times and grabbed double-figure rebounds on 18 occasions…recorded four double-doubles…became Miami’s all-time leader in defensive rebounds on Apr. 3 vs. Philadelphia…Season Highs: 16 points (vs. Dallas, Mar. 29), 15 rebounds (vs. Washington, Apr. 21), four steals (vs. Atlanta, Mar. 7), three blocks (vs. Houston, Apr. 22), two assists (seven times) and 46:44 minutes (vs. Atlanta, Jan. 5).
Came off the bench in all 13 games in which he saw action for Miami and averaged 8.0 points (.512 FG%, .800 FT%), 8.2 rebounds and 26.5 minutes…was a team co-captain along with Dwyane Wade…missed the final 69 games of the season (Nov. 22-Apr. 13) after suffering a torn Lisfranc ligament in his left foot at Memphis on Nov. 20…had surgery to repair the ligament on Nov. 23…topped the HEAT in rebounds seven times…was Miami’s leading scorer off the bench three times and topped the HEAT reserves in rebounds 11 times and minutes seven times…scored in double figures on four occasions, including one 20-point outing…grabbed double-figure rebounds six times and recorded four double-doubles…Season Highs: 21 points (vs. Boston, Nov. 11), 11 rebounds (twice), two assists (vs. New Jersey, Nov. 6), two steals (twice), one block (three times) and 36:46 minutes (vs. Toronto, Nov. 13).
Came off the bench in each of the 78 games in which he appeared for the HEAT and averaged 9.9 points (.494 FG%, .762 FT%), 8.1 rebounds and 27.9 minutes…was a team co-captain along with Dwyane Wade…sat out a pair of games (Nov. 18-20) with a left shoulder strain and one game (Mar. 22) with a sprained right ankle…also sat out one game (Apr. 14) as a healthy scratch on the inactive list…led the NBA in double-doubles off the bench (21)…ranked among the NBA leaders in rebounds per game (22nd), defensive rebounds (25th), total rebounds (27th), field goal percentage (32nd), double-doubles (tied-36th) and offensive rebounds (38th)…led the HEAT in offensive rebounds, defensive rebounds, total rebounds, rebound average and double-doubles…ranked second on the team in field goal percentage and charges drawn and tied for second in games played…topped the HEAT in scoring once, in rebounds a team-high 33 times, in blocks eight times and in minutes three times…was Miami’s leading scorer off the bench a team-high 41 times and also topped the HEAT’s non-starters in rebounds 63 times and in minutes 52 times…scored in double figures on 41 occasions, including three 20-point efforts…grabbed double-figure rebounds a team-high 26 times…the 26 games in which he grabbed double-figure rebounds off the bench were the most in the NBA since Tyson Chandler grabbed double-figure rebounds 33 times off the bench during the 2004-05 season…additionally his 629 rebounds were the most in a season off the bench since Chandler grabbed 693 in 2004-05…grabbed double-figure rebounds in a career-high six consecutive games from Mar. 31-Apr. 11…his string of 12 consecutive field goal attempts made from Mar. 28-31 was the high on the HEAT in 2009-10…matched his career high in points with 28 vs. New Jersey on Nov. 14 while setting a career high in field goals made (12)…grabbed 18 rebounds (matching his career high), including a career-high 16 defensive rebounds at Milwaukee on Mar. 26…scored his 5,000th career point vs. the L.A. Clippers on Mar. 10…grabbed his 4,000th career rebound at Charlotte on Mar. 9…played in his 500th career game vs. Atlanta on Mar. 6…hit a game-winning 14-foot jumper with 1.6 seconds left at Philadelphia on Apr. 12 to give the HEAT a two-point win…hit a game-winning 15-foot jumper with 15.4 seconds left to give the HEAT a one-point win over New Orleans on Nov. 22…Season Highs: 28 points (vs. New Jersey, Nov. 14), 18 rebounds (at Milwaukee, Mar. 26), five assists (at Houston, Jan. 15), three steals (at New York, Apr. 11), two blocks (twice) and 39:32 minutes (at Toronto, Jan. 27).
Started each of the 75 games in which he appeared for the HEAT and averaged 10.6 points (.518 FG%, .753 FT%), 8.2 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 34.1 minutes…was a team co-captain with Dwyane Wade…missed the final six games of the regular season (Apr. 4-15) after lacerating his right thumb on the backboard at Charlotte trying to block a shot on Apr. 3…was a healthy scratch on the inactive list once due to personal reasons…ranked among the NBA leaders in field goal percentage (17th), rebound average (tied-18th), defensive rebounds (21st), total rebounds (24th), double-doubles (tied-28th) and offensive rebounds (tied-33rd)…led the HEAT in offensive rebounds, defensive rebounds, total rebounds, rebound average, field goal percentage and charges taken and tied for the team lead in double-doubles…led the HEAT in rebounds a team-high 37 times and in minutes nine times…scored in double figures a career-high 49 times, including a pair of 20-point efforts…grabbed double-figure rebounds a team-high 26 times and tallied 20 double-doubles…played a career-high 53:21 in Miami’s triple-overtime win vs. Utah on Mar. 14…recorded his 100th career double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds vs. Milwaukee on Mar. 28…Season Highs: 23 points (at New York, Oct. 29), 15 rebounds (at Oklahoma City, Jan. 18), five assists (vs. L.A. Clippers, Feb. 2), three steals (three times), three blocks (at L.A. Clippers, Nov. 29) and 53:21 minutes (vs. Utah, Mar. 14).
Started 48 of the 49 games in which he appeared for the HEAT and averaged 12.0 points (.467 FG%, .810 FT%), 9.0 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 36.8 minutes…was the HEAT’s lone captain…missed a total of 26 games due to injury, one for personal reasons (Mar. 5 vs. Toronto) and was a DNP-CD on six occasions (Feb. 29 and Mar. 12-19) in which he dressed in uniform despite being injured…missed nine games from Jan. 30-Feb. 21 and a pair of games from Mar. 8-10 due to a sprained left ankle…was placed on the inactive list the final 15 games of the season after undergoing ankle arthroscopy and debridement surgery to remove a large bone spur in his left ankle on Mar. 21…set a single-season career high in scoring average and tied his single-season high in rebound average…led the HEAT in charges drawn and offensive, defensive and total rebounds…was the HEAT’s leading scorer twice and also topped the team in rebounds a team-high 27 times, in minutes 15 times and in blocks on seven occasions…scored in double figures on 30 occasions, including three 20-point games…scored in double figures a career-high nine consecutive games from Dec. 6-20…grabbed double-figure rebounds a team-high 17 times and recorded a team-high 11 double-doubles…grabbed his 2,500th career rebound at Indiana on Nov. 2…reached the 10,000 minutes played mark at Denver on Dec. 2…Season Highs: 24 points (vs. Indiana, Dec. 15), 16 rebounds (twice), four steals (at Atlanta, Dec. 19), three assists (nine times), one block (18 times) and 48:45 minutes (vs. Orlando, Dec. 28).
Started each of the 79 games in which he appeared and averaged 10.7 points (.492 FG%, .680 FT%), 8.3 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 31.4 minutes…missed a pair of games with a groin contusion (Apr. 10-11) and one game as a healthy scratch on the inactive list (Apr. 16 vs. Boston)…ranked 16th in the NBA in rebound average and 29th in field goal percentage…led the HEAT in games played, starts, minutes, offensive rebounds, defensive rebounds, total rebounds and double-doubles…ranked second on the team in points, field goals made, field goal attempts and charges drawn…established career highs in both field goals made and attempted…topped Miami in scoring on four occasions, in rebounds a team-high 40 times and in minutes nine times…scored in double figures on 44 occasions, including six games of at least 20 points…grabbed double-figure rebounds a team-high 26 times and posted 21 double-doubles…hit a game-winning 10-foot jumper (the first game-winner of his NBA career) vs. Washington on Mar. 11 with three-tenths of a second remaining to give the HEAT a two-point win…hit a HEAT season-high 12 consecutive field goal attempts from Jan. 21 (last six) to Jan. 22 (first six)…scored a career-high 28 points at New Jersey on Nov. 10…handed out a career-high seven assists at Phoenix on Jan. 5…had his streak of 111 consecutive games played end on Apr. 10 at Charlotte when he sat out with a groin contusion…Season Highs: 28 points (at New Jersey, Nov. 10), 17 rebounds (at Atlanta, Nov. 18), seven assists (at Phoenix, Jan. 5), four steals (vs. Seattle, Nov. 7), two blocks (six times) and 48:51 minutes (at Atlanta, Nov. 18).
Appeared in a career-high 81 games (80 starts) and averaged 9.3 points (.508 FG%, .789 FT%), 7.8 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 30.8 minutes…missed one game due to personal reasons (Feb. 4 at New Jersey)…topped the HEAT in games started, defensive rebounds, total rebounds and charges taken, ranked second in minutes and offensive rebounds and was tied for second in games played…ranked among the NBA leaders in field goal percentage (tied-19th), rebounds per game (tied-21st), defensive rebounds (20th), total rebounds (21st), offensive rebounds (33rd) and double-doubles (44th)…scored in double figures 36 times, including one 20-point effort…grabbed double-figure rebounds on 22 occasions and registered 14 double-doubles…topped the HEAT in rebounds 28 times, in steals on 12 occasions and in minutes in seven contests…recorded a career-high five steals vs. Philadelphia on Apr. 14…Season Highs: 24 points (vs. Philadelphia, Apr. 14), 14 rebounds (three times), five steals (vs. Philadelphia, Apr. 14), four assists (four times), two blocks (twice) and 42:45 minutes (vs. Washington, Dec. 11).
Started each of the 80 games in which he appeared and averaged 10.9 points (.540 FG%, .791 FT%), 9.1 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 33.4 minutes…missed two games due to injury (Mar. 22 at Houston with a left shoulder separation and Mar. 26 at Charlotte with a neck strain)…ranked among the NBA leaders in field goal percentage (4th), rebound average (14th), offensive rebounds (14th), total rebounds (16th), defensive rebounds (18th) and double-doubles (tied-28th)…set career highs in minutes, points, field goal percentage, free throws made and attempted, offensive rebounds, defensive rebounds, total rebounds, assists, steals and blocks…tied for the team lead in starts and ranked second on the team in field goal percentage, offensive rebounds, defensive rebounds, total rebounds, double-doubles and charges drawn…finished third on the team in minutes played, free throws made and attempted and steals…led the HEAT in scoring once, in rebounds on 31 occasions, in steals 15 times, in blocks 11 times and in minutes on eight occasions…scored in double figures 47 times, including three games with at least 20 points…grabbed double-figure rebounds in 33 contests and posted 23 double-doubles…recorded one 20-point, 10-rebound, 5-assist game, with 20 points, 13 rebounds and a season-high six assists at Milwaukee on Dec. 8…in the Dec. 8 contest at Milwaukee he set career highs in both free throws made and attempted going 12-12 from the line…grabbed at least one offensive rebound in a career-high 66 consecutive games from Nov. 26-Apr. 19, the second longest streak in the NBA in 2004-05…grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds at Indiana on Feb. 23…grabbed eight offensive rebounds vs. Boston on Dec. 21, matching his career high…started for the Sophomore team in the Rookie Challenge at All-Star Weekend and had four points, five rebounds, four assists and one steal in a game-high 31 minutes…Season Highs: 22 points (at Golden State, Jan. 12), 18 rebounds (at Indiana, Feb. 23), six assists (at Milwaukee, Dec. 8), four steals (at Orlando, Feb. 27), three blocks (at Boston, Apr. 15) and 48 minutes (at L.A. Clippers, Jan. 14).
Started 24 of the 75 games in which he appeared and averaged 7.3 points (.459 FG%, .765 FT%), 6.3 rebounds and 23.9 minutes…missed seven games due to injury (Dec. 29-Jan. 10) with a right knee sprain, strained MCL…was an NBA All-Rookie Second Team selection…led the HEAT in offensive rebounds (the first time a rookie led Miami in offensive rebounds) and ranked second in double-doubles and third in rebound average, total rebounds and defensive rebounds…ranked among the NBA rookie leaders in rebounds per game (2nd), field goal percentage (5th), free throw percentage (9th), scoring average (10th) and minutes per game (10th)…set a HEAT rookie record by grabbing a season-high 17 rebounds vs. Boston on Jan. 20 and also scored 18 points in the contest…scored in double figures on 22 occasions, including two games with at least 20 points…scored 20 points at Dallas on Nov. 3 in just his fourth pro game, tying for the fourth fewest amount of games needed for a HEAT rookie to record his first 20-point game…grabbed double-figure rebounds 17 times and recorded 11 double-doubles…recorded his first career double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds vs. Detroit on Oct. 31, in that contest he grabbed a career-high eight offensive rebounds…led the HEAT in scoring twice, in rebounds 20 times, in blocks in 16 contests, in steals eight times and in minutes once…was Miami’s top scorer off the bench in 14 contests and led the HEAT reserves in rebounds 36 times…was selected to play in the Rookie Challenge during All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles and finished with nine points, three rebounds, a game-high three steals and one assist in 15 minutes…was just the fourth undrafted rookie ever to play in the Rookie Challenge…Season Highs: 20 points (twice), 17 rebounds (vs. Boston, Jan. 20), three assists (twice), two steals (eight times), two blocks (at Portland, Nov. 19) and 44 minutes (vs. Detroit, Feb. 2).
Played for Chalon Sur-Saone in the top league in France and averaged 17 points and nine rebounds.
2013: Started 19 of the 22 games in which he appeared for the NBA Champion HEAT and averaged 5.0 points (.593 FG%, .571 FT%), 3.6 rebounds and 16.2 minutes…did not miss any games due to injury but was a DNP-CD once…topped the HEAT in steals three times and in rebounds once…started all four games in the Opening Round vs. Milwaukee and averaged 7.5 points (.619 FG%, .667 FT%), 4.8 rebounds and 17.0 minutes…started all five games in the Eastern Conference Semifinals vs. Chicago and averaged 5.2 points (.650 FG%, .000 FT%), 3.2 rebounds, 1.60 steals and 18.2 minutes…ranked second on the team in steals vs. the Bulls…started all seven games of the Eastern Conference Finals vs. Indiana and averaged 6.4 points (.583 FG%, .600 FT%), 4.0 rebounds and 19.3 minutes…shot 8-9 from the floor in both the Game 3 win at Indiana on May 26 (finished with a 2013 postseason high 17 points) and the Game 5 win in Miami on May 30 (finishing with 16 points)…the eight field goals made in both Game 3 and Game 5 tied his postseason single-game career high…appeared in six games (three starts) in the NBA Finals vs. San Antonio and averaged 1.5 points (.444 FG%, 1.000 FT%), 2.8 rebounds and 10.7 minutes…was a DNP-CD in Game 6 (June 18)…2012: Started 11 of the 22 games in which he appeared for the NBA Champion HEAT and averaged 4.8 points (.455 FG%, .743 FT%), 6.4 rebounds and 20.5 minutes…missed one game (Game 6 at Indiana on May 24) due to an NBA-imposed suspension as a result of a flagrant foul…was second on the team in offensive, defensive and total rebounds…topped the HEAT in rebounds five times, in blocks twice and steals once…was Miami’s leading scorer off the bench on six occasions and also led the HEAT reserves in rebounds seven times and in minutes on five occasions…scored in double figures and grabbed double-figure rebounds four times each…posted a pair of double-doubles…started all five games in the Opening Round vs. New York and averaged 3.8 points (.389 FG%, .625 FT%), 6.4 rebounds and 19.0 minutes…became Miami’s all-time postseason leader in defensive rebounds in Game 1 vs. New York on Apr. 28…saw action in five games (two starts) in the Eastern Conference Semifinals vs. Indiana and averaged 6.0 points (.522 FG%, 1.000 FT%), 4.4 rebounds and 17.0 minutes…appeared in all seven games (three starts) of the Eastern Conference Finals vs. Boston and averaged 6.3 points (.459 FG%, .667 FT%), 9.3 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 27.3 minutes…led the HEAT in offensive rebounds vs. Boston…appeared in all five games (one start) of the NBA Finals vs. Oklahoma City and averaged 2.6 points (.400 FG%, .833 FT%), 4.4 rebounds and 16.2 minutes…2011: Came off the bench in all 12 games in which he appeared for the HEAT and averaged 5.3 points (.397 FG%, .900 FT%), 4.5 rebounds and 24.2 minutes…missed the first eight games of the 2011 postseason recovering from surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left foot…was a DNP-CD once (Game 5 vs. Boston)…topped the HEAT in rebounds once and steals once…scored in double figures three times…did not appear in the Opening Round vs. Philadelphia…made his lone appearance in the Eastern Conference Semifinals vs. Boston and his 2011 postseason debut with a three-minute scoreless stint in Game 4, ending a streak of 77 consecutive games missed due to injury…appeared in all five games in the Eastern Conference Finals vs. Chicago and averaged 4.6 points (.333 FG%, 1.000 FT%), 4.6 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 22.2 minutes…played all six games in the NBA Finals vs. Dallas and averaged 6.7 points (.450 FG%, .800 FT%), 5.2 rebounds and 29.3 minutes…became Miami’s all-time postseason leader in offensive rebounds in Game 1 vs. Dallas on May 31 and in total rebounds in Game 6 vs. Dallas on June 12…2010: Came off the bench in all five games in Miami’s Opening Round series vs. Boston and averaged 6.0 points (.351 FG%, .667 FT%), a team-leading 7.4 rebounds and 28.4 minutes…led the HEAT in defensive and total rebounds…topped the HEAT in rebounds three times…scored in double figures once and grabbed double-figure rebounds twice…2009: Started all seven games in Miami’s Opening Round series vs. Atlanta and averaged 8.4 points (.543 FG%, .900 FT%), a team-high 8.7 rebounds and 29.1 minutes…led the HEAT in offensive, defensive and total rebounds…topped the team in rebounds four times and in blocks once…scored in double figures four times…grabbed double-figure rebounds twice and recorded a pair of double-doubles…moved into second place on the HEAT’s all-time postseason games started list when he started Game 4 on Apr. 27…2007: Started each of Miami’s four contests vs. Chicago and averaged 7.5 points (.480 FG%, .750 FT%), 5.3 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 25.8 minutes…scored in double figures once and grabbed double-figure rebounds once…led the team in rebounds and steals once each…2006: Started each of the 22 contests in which he appeared for the NBA Champion HEAT and averaged 8.6 points (.493 FG%, .683 FT%), 7.4 rebounds and 29.5 minutes…missed one game (Apr. 24 vs. Chicago) due to an NBA-imposed suspension…ranked second on the team in offensive rebounds, total rebounds and charges taken, tied for second in defensive rebounds and double-doubles, and third in free throws made and field goal percentage…ranked 19th in the NBA in rebounds per game in the 2006 postseason…led the HEAT in rebounds eight times and minutes twice…hit a postseason career-high 26 consecutive free throw attempts from Apr. 27-May 12, the high for a HEAT player in the 2006 postseason…scored in double figures 10 times and had double-figure rebounds eight times…posted six double-doubles…saw action in five games in Miami’s Opening Round series vs. Chicago and averaged 9.2 points (.536 FG%, .800 FT%), 8.6 rebounds and 26.2 minutes…was ejected from Game 1 with 4:11 left in the second quarter after throwing his mouthpiece to the ground and was subsequently suspended for Game 2…appeared in all five games in the Eastern Conference Semifinals vs. New Jersey and averaged 11.6 points (.645 FG%, .857 FT%), 7.8 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 29.4 minutes…his 64.5 percent field goal accuracy in the series vs. New Jersey topped the HEAT and his 18 free throws made ranked second…scored a postseason career-high 20 points in Game 4 at New Jersey on May 14…appeared in all six games vs. Detroit in the Eastern Conference Finals and averaged 7.7 points (.382 FG%, .444 FT%), 7.2 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 32.8 minutes…appeared in all six games of the NBA Finals vs. Dallas and averaged 6.5 points (.500 FG%, .300 FT%), 6.2 rebounds and 29.2 minutes…led the HEAT in offensive rebounds in the Finals…recorded a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds in the deciding Game 6 at Dallas on June 20…had a key offensive rebound with 1:22 left in the fourth quarter of Game 6 and follow-up jumper a second later which put the HEAT up by three…grabbed eight offensive rebounds in Game 3 of the Finals vs. Dallas on June 13, tying the franchise single-game record…2005: Started each of Miami’s 15 contests and averaged 9.2 points (.491 FG%, .739 FT%), a team-high 10.0 rebounds and 36.2 minutes…led the HEAT in offensive, defensive and total rebounds and double-doubles…ranked eighth in the NBA in rebounds per game and 38th in minutes per game in the 2005 postseason…scored in double figures on seven occasions and grabbed double-figure rebounds a team-high nine times…topped the HEAT in rebounds a team-high seven times and in minutes on four occasions…averaged 8.8 points (.414 FG%, .647 FT%), a team-high 11.8 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 34.8 minutes in Miami’s Opening Round sweep over New Jersey…set postseason career highs in defensive rebounds (13), total rebounds (19) and minutes played (46) in Miami’s Game 3 double-overtime win at New Jersey on Apr. 28…his 19 total rebounds in Game 3 at New Jersey mark the third highest single-game total in Miami’s postseason history…recorded his first postseason double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds in Game 1 vs. New Jersey on Apr. 24…averaged 10.5 points (.531 FG%, .727 FT%), a team-high 11.3 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 37.8 minutes in Miami’s Eastern Conference Semifinals sweep over Washington…averaged 8.7 points (.511 FG%, .833 FT%), a team-high 8.3 rebounds and 36.1 minutes in the Eastern Conference Finals vs. Detroit…2004: Came off the bench in all 13 games for Miami and averaged 3.6 points (.394 FG%, .677 FT%), 3.4 rebounds and 15.3 minutes…averaged 4.4 points (.412 FG%, .708 FT%), 4.9 rebounds and 20.6 minutes in the Opening Round vs. New Orleans and 2.7 points (.375 FG%, .571 FT%), 1.7 rebounds and 9.2 minutes in the Eastern Conference Semifinals vs. Indiana…made his postseason debut in Game 1 vs. New Orleans on Apr. 18.
2004-05: Started for the Sophomore team in the Rookie Challenge at All-Star Weekend…2003-04: NBA All-Rookie Second Team…was a member of the Rookie team in the Rookie Challenge at All-Star Weekend.
Was a four-year starter at the University of Florida and left as the all-time winningest player in the program’s history…appeared in 130 games and averaged 13.7 points and 6.4 rebounds…did not miss a game in his career and started the final 99…is the first player in school history to play on four straight NCAA Tournament teams and to be named All-SEC by the league coaches…was the first Gator to be named to an Associated Press All-America team…as both a junior and senior he was a First–Team All-SEC selection and was a Third Team All-SEC selection in both his freshman and sophomore seasons…finished at UF tied for first in games played and ranked in the top 10 in starts (2nd), free throws attempted (2nd), scoring (3rd), free throws made (3rd), field goal percentage (4th), dunks (4th), blocked shots (5th), blocks per game (6th) and double-doubles (7th)…as a senior, was an Associated Press Honorable Mention All-American and was a finalist for the Naismith Player of the Year Award, the Wooden All-American Team and the inaugural Senior CLASS Award…was a team captain and led the Gators in scoring, rebounding, field goal percentage, double-doubles, free throws made and attempted and blocked shots…led the SEC in field goal percentage…as a junior in 2000-01 was an Associated Press Third Team All-American and a finalist for the Wooden All-American Team…led the SEC in field goal percentage (11th in NCAA) and ranked second in defensive rebounds and 10th in free throw percentage…led the Gators in scoring, blocks and free throws made and attempted…averaged 20 points in the NCAA Tournament, fifth among all players in the tournament…as a sophomore, was named to the NCAA All-Final Four Team and to the East Regional All-Tournament Team…set a UF NCAA Tournament record with 27 points in the NCAA Championship game vs. Michigan State…his 10-12 shooting performance (.833) from the field was second only to Bill Walton’s 21-22 (.955) in a championship game…his 85 points scored in the 2000 NCAA Tournament was the third highest total among players in the tournament.
Full name is Udonis Johneal Haslem…nickname is “U.D.”…married his college sweetheart Faith Rein in the summer of 2013…has three sons, Kedonis, Josiah and Elijah…has two brothers and three sisters…lists his late brother, Samuel Wooten, who died of cancer at the age of 36 in 1999, as the person that made a difference in his life and the person that he most admired…it was Samuel who always took him to the court and had him play with older players…was a leisure service management major at UF…chose his major because it dealt with planning recreation activities and running Boys & Girls Clubs in the community…would eventually like to become the mayor of Miami…was inducted into the first class of the Miami Senior High School Hall of Fame in April 2009 and into the University of Florida Hall of Fame in March 2012…started the Udonis Haslem Children’s Foundation in 2005 to help local kids in need…the mission of his foundation is to promote youth development and self confidence through programs and services designed to enable kids to reach their full personal and educational potential…since its inception the foundation has provided Thanksgiving meals in Overtown and Liberty City as well as to families affected by AIDS and has hosted various toy giveaways…his foundation has an annual back-to-school kickoff celebration in August to distribute school uniforms and school supplies to underprivileged school-age children that are homeless, victims of domestic violence, abused and fostered…supports the Grandmothers Raising Children Foundation, as well as other various local charities…hosts an annual silent auction and benefit dinner to help raise funds for his foundation…went on a four-day goodwill tour to Jamaica in August of 2009 distributing school supplies, clothes and athletic gear to children…enjoys football and his favorite teams are the Miami Dolphins and Miami Hurricanes…played football until the 10th grade before a knee injury forced him to the sidelines…wears size 18 sneakers.
REGULAR SEASON CAREER HIGHS:
MINS: 53:21, vs. Utah (3-14-09)
FGM: 12, vs. New Jersey (11-14-09)
FGA: 21, at Detroit (4-1-07)
3-PT FGM: 0
3-PT FGA: 1, eleven times (last: vs. Chicago, 3-7-07)
FTM: 12, at Milwaukee (12-8-04)
FTA: 12, two times (last: vs. Phoenix, 3-20-12)
OR: 8, five times (last: at Utah, 12-3-06)
DR: 16, at Milwaukee (3-26-10)
TOT: 18, two times (last: at Milwaukee, 3-26-10)
AST: 7, at Phoenix (1-5-07)
STL: 5, vs. Philadelphia (4-14-06)
TO: 5, three times (last: at Chicago, 3-26-09)
BLK: 3, three times (last: vs. Houston, 4-22-12)
PTS: 28, two times (last: vs. New Jersey, 11-14-09)
POSTSEASON CAREER HIGHS:
MINS: 46, at New Jersey (4-28-05)
FGM: 8, four times (last: vs. Indiana, 5-30-13)
FGA: 14, at Detroit (5-31-06)
3-PT FGM: 0
3-PT FGA: 1, at Detroit (5-31-06)
FTM: 9, at Chicago (5-4-06)
FTA: 10, at Chicago (4-27-06)
OR: 8, vs. Dallas (6-13-06)
DR: 13, two times (last: at Boston, 6-3-12)
TOT: 19, at New Jersey (4-28-05)
AST: 4, two times (last: vs. New Jersey, 5-10-06)
STL: 3, two times (last: vs. Dallas, 6-13-06)
TO: 4, two times (last: vs. Dallas, 6-15-06)br /> BLK: 2, three times (last: at Milwaukee, 4-28-13)
PTS: 20, at New Jersey (5-14-06)