Appeared in 77 games, starting 9... Averaged 2.9 points, 4.8 rebounds, 0.1 assists, 1.1 blocks and 0.1 steals in 13.9 minutes per game.
Appeared in 80 games for the Bobcats, starting 65… Averaged 4.8 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.8 blocks in 27.3 minutes, leading the team in rebounds and blocks… Tied for ninth in the NBA in blocked shots and ranked 30th in rebounding… Scored in double figures 11 times and grabbed double-figure rebounds 19 times… Recorded seven double-doubles… Led or tied for the team lead in rebounds 33 times, in steals five times and in blocks 44 times… Set a franchise record with 44 games with two or more blocks… Scored a career-high-tying 14 points on November 30, 2012 against Philadelphia… Grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds on two occasions, January 6 at Detroit and April 13, 2013 against Milwaukee… Recorded a career-high 43 minutes on April 15, 2013 against New York.
Appeared in 63 games as a rookie for the Bobcats, starting 41… Averaged 5.2 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.8 blocks in 23.1 minutes, leading the team in rebounds and blocks… Ranked eighth in the NBA in blocked shots… Ranked first among NBA rookies in blocked shots, third in rebounding and sixth in field goal percentage (.464)… Scored in double figures 10 times and grabbed double-figure rebounds 11 times… Recorded five double-doubles… Led the Bobcats in rebounds 20 times, in steals three times and in blocks 33 times… Blocked at least two shots 31 times, including nine straight games to end this season, which was the fourth-longest streak of multiple-block games in the league… Ranked fifth in the NBA with 10 games of at least four blocks and joined Oklahoma City’s Serge Ibaka as the only two players in the league with at least three games of six or more blocks… Despite the shortened season, total of 115 blocks and average of 1.83 per game were each the most by a rookie since New Jersey’s Brook Lopez recorded 151 and averaged 1.84 in 2008-09… Average of 1.83 blocks was the third-best ever by a player under the age of 20… Scored a career-high 14 points and grabbed 14 rebounds on April 6 at Milwaukee… Scored 10 points, grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds and tied a career high with seven rebounds on March 6 against Orlando… Recorded the first double-figure scoring game, first double-figure rebounding game and first double-double of his career with 11 points and 10 rebounds in Jan. 17 at Orlando.
Played professionally in Spain from 2009-11… Split the 2010-11 season between C.B. Illescas in the LEB Silver league and Baloncesto Fuenlabrada in the ACB league… Appeared in 14 games for C.B. Illescas, averaging 9.0 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.9 blocks in 21.9 minutes per game and shooting .588 from the field… Scored 28 points on 12-15 shooting and grabbed 10 rebounds in 32 minutes against Prat Juventud… Tallied 14 points, a career-high 14 rebounds and four blocks in 26 minutes against Andorra… Was promoted to Fuenlabrada in January, averaging 6.4 points, 5.1 rebounds and a league-best 2.3 blocks in 17.1 minutes and shooting .552 from the field in 14 games with the team… In 2009-10, began the season with Fuenlabrada-Getafe Madrid in the EBA… Played in 19 games for Fuenlabrada-Getafe Madrid, averaging 9.4 points, 6.8 rebounds and 3.3 blocks in 23.9 minutes, while shooting .579 from the field, before moving C.B. Illescas… In 31 games with C.B. Illescas, averaged 5.6 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in 20.0 minutes and shot .581 from the field.
Draft rights (No. 7 overall pick) acquired by the Bobcats on June 23, 2011, from Sacramento in a three-team trade in which the Bobcats sent Stephen Jackson, Shaun Livingston and the draft rights to Tobias Harris (No. 19 overall pick) to Milwaukee
The son of Ngoie Francoise and Biyombo Francois… Has three brothers, Billy, Biska and Bikim, and three sisters, Bimeline, Bikelene and Bimela… Speaks five languages: English, Spanish and French, along with Swahili and Lingala, which are two of the recognized national languages of the Democratic Republic of Congo.