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TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the New Orleans Hornets with the 1st overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft.

2012-13 Season: Averaged 13.5 points, 8.2 rebounds, 1.8 blocks, 1.2 steals and 1.0 assists in 64 contests (60 starts)...Led the team (or tied for the lead) in scoring 10 times, and in rebounds 20 times...led all rookies in rebounds per game (8.2), blocks per game (1.8), steals per game (1.2) and double-doubles (20)...ranked fourth in points per game (13.5) among all rookies... recorded six performances of 20-plus points/10-plus rebounds...recorded 20-plus points 10 times, and double digit points in 44 contests...recorded double-digit rebounds on 23 occasions and five-plus blocks twice...totaled 18 points, 14 rebounds and four steals 4/9 at LAL...recorded 18th double-double of the season with 24 points and 12 rebounds 4/5 at UTA...recorded 17 points, 13 rebounds and 2 blocks in win vs. CLE on 3/31 including season high 11 FTA...notched 4th 15+ pts/15+ rebs performance in W vs. MEM on 3/22 with 18 points, 15 rebounds and 2 blocks...hit the game-winning shot with 0.6 seconds left 3/20 vs. BOS, as he tipped in an Eric Gordon missed layup...recorded third consecutive double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds and tied a season-high with five blocked shots 3/12 at BKN...tallied 20 points and career-high 18 rebounds in loss at MEM on 3/9... poured in monster 17 point, 15 rebound, four block performance in L vs. ORL on 3/4....led team with 20 points while also grabbing eight rebounds 2/24 in W vs. SAC...tallied a second consecutive double-double on 2/19 vs. CHI, scoring 15 points and grabbing 10 rebounds...On 2/13 vs. POR, led the team with 21 points and 11 rebounds...scored a team-high 18 points in the loss at MIN on 2/2...registered eighth double-double of the season with 13 points and 10 rebounds on 2/1 at DEN... finished with 25 points, nine rebounds, three blocks and one steal 12/28 vs. TOR...made his first start since returning from injury on 12/18 at GSW, collecting a then career-high 16 rebounds and four steals...recorded his career-high in points (28) as part of second career double-double...recorded first double-double of NBA career with 23 points and 11 rebounds 11/9 vs. CHA...led the team with 21 points while adding seven rebounds, one steal and one blocked shot 10/31 vs. SAS in season opener

COLLEGE (University of Kentucky 2011-12): Left Kentucky for the NBA after leading Wildcats to a national championship in his freshman season...won six of the seven major National Player of the Year awards, getting the nod from the AP, USBWA and Basketball Times, and capturing the Wooden, Adolph Rupp and Naismith awards...named Final Four Most Outstanding Player as UK won a national title...led the nation in blocks (4.65 bpg), while leading the team in scoring (14.2 ppg), rebounding (10.4 rpg) and field goal percentage (.623)...broke school and SEC records as well as an NCAA freshman record for blocks in a season (186)...finished the season with 20 double-doubles, tops in the SEC and tied for the UK freshman record...named SEC Defensive Player of the Year, SEC Freshman of the Year, First Team All-SEC, SEC All-Freshman Team and SEC All-Defensive Team...averaged 13.7 points, 12.3 rebounds and 4.8 blocks in NCAA Tournament...tied NCAA Championship game record for blocks (6)...also grabbed 16 rebounds in that contest, vs. the Final Four vs. Louisville, posted 18 points (7-of-8 FGs), 14 rebounds and five blocks...contributed 18 points (6-9 FGs), 11 rebounds, six blocks and two steals vs. Baylor in the Elite Eight...notched 15 points with 12 rebounds and five assists in a win over Iowa St.... during the regular season, tallied a career-high 28 points on 10-of-11 shooting, 11 rebounds, five blocks and two steals vs. Vanderbilt...had a career-high 18 rebounds, along with 14 points and five blocks vs. Chattanooga.

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Height: 6'10''/ 2.08m
Weight: 220 lbs./ 99.8 kg
Born: March 11, 1993
From: University of Kentucky
Draft: 1st Round (1st pick) 2012 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2012
Years Pro: 2
Previous Teams:
  New Orleans Pelicans 2012 - 2013
Prior to NBA/Country: Kentucky/USA

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