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Jun 15 2010 3:35PM
  • No. 42
  • Position: Forward
  • Height: 6’10” | Weight: 236
  • Years Pro: 4
  • Birthdate: : 11/24/83 (Raleigh, NC)
  • High School: Broughton (NC)
  • College: Duke

    Was an early-entry candidate in the 2005 NBA Draft…was not drafted by the NBA out of college…signed with the Philadelphia 76ers as a free agent on Aug. 5, 2005…signed with the Portland Trail Blazers as a free agent on Sept. 25, 2008…signed as a free agent by the HEAT on Sept. 28, 2009.


    Has appeared in 89 regular games (seven starts) during his four-year NBA career and has averaged 2.4 points, 2.4 rebounds, 0.3 assists and 8.2 minutes while shooting 45.9 percent from the floor and 57.7 percent from the foul line…has missed a total of 73 games due to injury…has been a DNP-CD on 61 occasions and has missed 105 games as a healthy scratch on the inactive list…in his seven career starts he has averaged 6.0 points, 5.9 rebounds, 1.00 steals, 1.00 blocks and 19.9 minutes while shooting 40.5 percent from the field and 53.3 percent from the foul line…has scored in double figures twice and has grabbed double-figure rebounds on four occasions…has recorded five multi-steal and four multi-block games…has appeared in two NBA postseason games, both off the bench, and averaged 1.5 points and 2.0 minutes.

    2008-09 SEASON:

    Appeared in 10 games for the Portland Trail Blazers and averaged 1.8 points (.615 FG%, .250 FT%), 1.8 rebounds and 3.7 minutes…did not miss a game due to injury, but was a DNP-CD on 33 occasions and a healthy scratch on the inactive list 39 times…recorded 10 of his 18 rebounds on the offensive end…netted season highs in points (9), rebounds (7) and minutes (8:26) on Feb. 22 against the L.A. Clippers and converted his only career three-point field goal attempt…scored four points in four minutes in his first action as a Trail Blazer in Philadelphia on Jan. 14…Season Highs: nine points (vs. L.A. Clippers, Feb. 22), seven rebounds (vs. L.A. Clippers, Feb. 22), one block (at Houston, Feb. 24) and  8:26 minutes (vs. L.A. Clippers, Feb. 22).

    2007-08 SEASON:

    Came off the bench in all nine games in which he appeared for the Philadelphia 76ers and averaged 0.9 points (.286 FG%, .000 FT%), 1.2 rebounds and 3.0 minutes…did not miss a game due to injury, but was a DNP-CD on nine occasions and a healthy scratch on the injured list  64 times…led the 76ers in blocks twice…Season Highs: six points (at Orlando, Mar. 21), four rebounds (at Orlando, Mar. 21), one assist (three times), one steal (at Orlando, Mar. 21), one block (three times) and 6:42 minutes (at Charlotte, Apr. 16).

    2006-07 SEASON:

    Appeared in 13 games (six starts) for the 76ers and averaged 4.5 points (.479 FG%, .545 FT%), 4.2 rebounds, 0.77 blocks, 0.3 assists and 13.8 minutes…suffered a dislocated/fractured left ankle at practice on Nov. 30 and missed the final 68 games of the season…was a DNP-CD once (Nov. 5  vs. Miami)…averaged 15.6 points, 14.5 rebounds, 2.68 blocks and 1.88 steals per 48 minutes played…in his six starts he averaged 6.7 points, 6.5 rebounds, 1.17 steals, 1.17 blocks and 21.2 minutes…scored in double figures once and grabbed double-figure rebounds once…scored a career-high 12 points at Cleveland on Nov. 25…recorded career highs in defensive rebounds (9), blocks (4) and minutes played (34:08) at Milwaukee on Nov. 22 and grabbed a season-high 11 total rebounds in the contest…matched his career high with seven offensive rebounds at Miami on Nov. 27…had three multi-steal games and one multi-block game…Season Highs: 12 points (at Miami, Nov. 27), 11 rebounds (at Milwaukee, Nov. 22), four blocks (at Milwaukee, Nov. 22), two steals (three times), one assist (four times) and 34:08 minutes (at Milwaukee, Nov. 22).

    2005-06 SEASON:

    Appeared in a career-high 57 games (one start) for the 76ers and averaged 2.3 points (.454 FG%, .606 FT%), 2.3 rebounds, 0.3 assists and 8.5 minutes…missed the first five games of the season (Nov. 1-9) due to a left foot fracture…was a DNP-CD on 18 occasions and was a healthy scratch on the inactive list twice…scored in double figures once and grabbed double-figure rebounds on three occasions…grabbed double-figure rebounds in a career-high two consecutive games from Dec. 14-16…pulled down a team-leading 10-plus rebounds off the bench in back-to-back games with 12 rebounds against Atlanta on Dec. 14 and 10 rebounds against Miami on Dec. 16…grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds against Chicago on Feb. 25…grabbed a career-high seven offensive rebounds  against Atlanta on Dec. 14…had a career-high five assists at Toronto on Dec. 18…recorded a career-high three steals against Charlotte on Dec. 9…made his first career start at Phoenix on Jan. 4 and had two points and two rebounds in 12:11 minutes…made his NBA debut against Toronto on Nov. 15 and totaled two points in 1:12 of playing time…had two multi-steal games and three multi-block games…Season Highs: 10 points (vs. Milwaukee, Dec. 7), 13 rebounds (vs. Chicago, Feb. 25), five assists (at Toronto, Dec. 18), three steals (vs. Charlotte, Dec. 9), three blocks (vs. Chicago, Feb. 25) and 33:36 minutes (vs. Chicago, Feb. 25).


    2008: Appeared in two games in Philadelphia’s Opening Round series against Detroit and averaged 1.5 points (.000 FG%, .750 FT%) and 2.0 minutes…made his NBA postseason debut in Game 3 against Detroit on Apr. 25 and tallied two points in 2:13 of playing time.


    Played three seasons at Duke University…appeared in 92 career games (36 starts) and averaged 6.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.40 blocks while shooting 50.6 percent from the floor…finished with 129 career blocks, seventh best in Duke history...was part of two ACC Championship teams (2003, 2005) and one Final Four squad (2004) a junior in 2004-05, appeared in 29 games (20 starts) and averaged 4.4 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.52 blocks, 0.9 assists and 18.9 minutes…sat out four games after being diagnosed with mononucleosis, and slowly worked his way back into the rotation…as a sophomore in 2003-04, appeared in 37 games (10 starts) and averaged 7.0 points, 4.5 rebounds, 1.65 blocks and 19.2 minutes…posted the 10th best single-season block total in school history with 61 blocked shots...ranked third in the ACC with 1.65 blocked shots per game...had successful surgery on his left hip to correct a labral tear and bone spur in May of a freshman in 2002-03, appeared in 26 games (six starts) and averaged 7.4 points, 3.9 rebounds, 0.92 blocks and 13.5 minutes…became the first Duke player to score 20-or-more points in his debut since Billy McCaffrey scored 22 points (Nov. 25, 1989).


    Full name is Ronald Shavlik Randolph…son of Ken and Kim Randolph who both attended the University of North Carolina…his grandfather, Ronnie Shavlik, was an All-America basketball player at N.C. State and a first-round draft pick of the New York Knicks in the 1956 NBA Draft…wears number 42 because its half the number his grandfather wore (84)…has a brother, Dexter and a sister, Senna…family pet is an African gray parrot named Clever…lists his parents as the people that made a difference in his life for encouraging and believing in him and Mathew Pool for leading him to Christ…majored in religion…enjoys playing ping pong in his free time…lists ping pong and tennis as his favorite sports other than basketball…considers his Bible his most valuable possession…would like to work in real estate when his career is over…finished his prep career as the leading scorer, rebounder and shot blocker in Broughton High School history…broke Broughton's single-game scoring record with 50 points, eclipsing the previous mark of 47 set by Pete Maravich in 1965…had his jersey retired at Broughton (42)…was a two-time Parade All-America honoree (2001-02) and a 2002 McDonald’s All-America selection in 2002…was a two-time Associated Press North Carolina Player of the Year and the 2002 Gatorade North Carolina Player of the Year…lists True Blood, Entourage, Hung and Eastbound and Down as his favorite TV shows…lists the Rocky series, Old School, Wedding Crashers, Knocked Up and The Hangover as his favorite movies…playing the piano is one of his hidden talents…says the Bahamas was the best place he has visited because it was beautiful and relaxing with plenty of entertainment…lists Kanki in Raleigh, NC as his favorite restaurant…wears size 17 sneakers.