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PRO CAREER:

Awarded to the Bobcats off waivers from the Mavericks on July 14, 2012, after the Mavericks designated him as the team’s amnesty player... Has played in 794 career NBA games for the Wizards, Mavericks and Bobcats, with averages of 6.9 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.4 blocks in 23.4 minutes… Enters the season tied for 34th on the NBA’s career field goal percentage list (.528), ranked 56th in blocks per game (1.4) and tied for 68th in total blocks (1099)… Initially selected by Cleveland with the 20th overall pick in the 2001 NBA Draft… Draft rights were traded to Orlando on June 27, 2001 for Michael Doleac and then to Washington on August 1, 2001 for Laron Profit and a future first-round draft pick… Traded by Washington to Dallas with Caron Butler, DeShawn Stevenson and cash considerations on February 13, 2010 in exchange for Josh Howard, Drew Gooden, Quinton Ross and James Singleton… Has also appeared in 53 playoff games, averaging 6.4 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.3 blocks in 21.5 minutes.

2012-13:

Appeared in 61 games for the Bobcats, with 17 starts… Averaged 3.5 points and 4.8 rebounds in 19.0 minutes… Scored in double figures twice… Grabbed 10 or more rebounds four times… Recorded one double-double, tallying a season-high 14 points and a season-high-tying 11 rebounds on Nov. 3 at Dallas… Also grabbed 11 rebounds each on Nov. 13 against Washington, Nov. 19 against Milwaukee and Nov. 28 at Atlanta… Led or tied for the team lead in rebounds nine times, in steals three times and in blocks 14 times.

2011-12:

Appeared in 54 games for the Mavericks, starting all 54… Averaged 5.2 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.0 block in 21.2 minutes, while shooting .518 from the field… Scored in double figures seven times and grabbed double-figure rebounds eight times… Tallied two double-doubles… Scored a season-high 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds on Feb. 28 against New Jersey… Scored 12 points and grabbed a season-high-tying 12 rebounds on Jan. 27 against Utah… Grabbed a season-high 12 rebounds on Jan. 4 against Phoenix… Recorded a season-high five blocks on Jan. 29 against San Antonio… Recorded 1,000th career block on Jan. 1 at Minnesota… In four playoff games, averaged 3.3 points and 3.3 rebounds in 15.3 minutes.

2010-11:

Appeared in 72 games (eight starts) for the Mavericks, averaging 4.4 points on .574 shooting and 5.2 rebounds in 18.3 minutes… Scored in double figures six times and grabbed double-figure rebounds nine times… Tallied two double-doubles… Scored a season-high 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds on Feb. 16 against Sacramento… Scored a season-high-tying 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds on Feb. 23 against Utah… Grabbed a season-high 19 rebounds and blocked five shots on April 6 against Denver… Saw action in 18 playoff games during the Mavericks run to the NBA Championship, averaging 3.1 points on .581 shooting, to go with 4.1 rebounds and 1.0 block in 15.3 minutes.

2009-10:

Appeared in 77 total games (67 starts) for the Wizards and Mavericks, posting season averages of 9.1 points on .562 shooting, 9.3 rebounds and 2.1 blocks in 30.6 minutes… Ranked third in the NBA in offensive rebounds (278), while ranking fourth in both blocks per game and total blocks (158)… Saw action in 49 games (48 games) for the Wizards, averaging 9.8 points, 10.3 rebounds and 2.1 blocks, before being traded to Dallas on Feb. 13… Following trade, played in 28 games (19 starts) for the Mavericks, averaging 8.1 points, 7.4 rebounds and 2.0 blocks… Overall, scored in double figures 38 times and grabbed double-figure rebounds 31 times, recording 19 double-doubles… 14 double-doubles came with Washington, five with Dallas… Scored 16 points and grabbed a career-high 20 rebounds for the Wizards on Jan. 15 at Chicago and tallied 13 points and a career-high-tying 20 rebounds for the Mavericks on Feb. 22 against Indiana, becoming just the third player in the last 22 seasons to record 20-rebound games with two different teams in the same season, along with Dikembe Mutombo (Atlanta and Philadelphia in 2000-01) and Olden Polynice (Phoenix and Sacramento in 1993-94)… Scored a season-high 19 points on Oct. 30 for the Wizards at Atlanta… Played in six playoff games, averaging 6.0 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in 23.2 minutes.

2008-09:

Saw action in just six games (five starts) for the Wizards after missing the season’s first 75 games due to right wrist surgery… Averaged 9.7 points, 7.3 rebounds and 2.5 blocks… Scored in double figures in three of six games and tallied two double-doubles… Posted season highs of 18 points and 12 rebounds on April 4 against Miami… Tallied 12 points and 10 rebounds on April 2 against Cleveland… Had 15 points, nine rebounds and a season-high five blocks on April 10 at Toronto.

2007-08:

Appeared in 80 games for the Wizards, starting all 80… Averaged a career-high 10.6 points, 7.2 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in a career-high 27.9 minutes… Shot .528 from the field and a career-best .735 from the free-throw line… Ranked fifth in the NBA in offensive rebounds (273) and 10th in total blocks (133)… Scored in double figures 45 times, including four games of 20 points or more, and grabbed double-figure rebounds 20 times… Tallied 16 double-doubles… Opened the season with three straight double-doubles, marking his first career stretch of three consecutive double-doubles… Scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds on Feb. 10 at Phoenix, followed by 20 points and 10 rebounds on Feb. 11 at Golden State, recording consecutive games with 20 points or more and 10 rebounds or more for the first time in his career… Scored a career-high 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds on April 5 at Chicago… Grabbed a career-high 11 offensive rebounds on Oct. 31 at Indiana… Handed out a career-high five assists on Feb. 23 against Charlotte… In six playoff games, averaged a playoff career-high 12.0 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.5 blocks.

2006-07:

Appeared in 77 games (49 starts) for the Wizards, averaging 6.6 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in 22.6 minutes… Scored in double figures 19 times and grabbed double-figure rebounds 11 times… Tallied seven double-doubles… Scored a season-high 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds on Feb. 5 against Seattle… Scored 12 points and grabbed a season-high 14 rebounds on Dec. 21 at Sacramento… In three playoff games, averaged 4.3 points and 1.7 rebounds in 11.3 minutes.

2005-06:

Appeared in 79 games (70 starts) for the Wizards, averaging 7.3 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.3 blocks in 23.8 minutes… Scored in double figures 26 times and grabbed double-figure rebounds 13 times… Tallied seven double-doubles… Scored a season-high 21 points on Jan. 25 at Boston… Scored 10 points and grabbed a season-high 14 rebounds on Nov. 2 at Toronto… Started all six playoff games, averaging 7.2 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.8 blocks in 25.8 minutes while shooting .682 from the field.

2004-05:

Appeared in 68 games for the Wizards, starting all 68… Averaged 9.4 points on .560 shooting, 6.8 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in 27.4 minutes… Scored in double figures 32 times, including three games with 20 points or more, and grabbed double-figure rebounds 11 times… Tallied six double-doubles… Scored a season-high 22 points on a career-high-tying 10 field goals and grabbed 10 rebounds on Nov. 28 at Toronto… Tied season high with 22 points on March 5 at Charlotte… Scored 14 points and grabbed a season-high 14 rebounds on Nov. 26 at Philadelphia… Scored 17 points and tied season high with 14 rebounds on Dec. 10 against New York… Tied a career high with seven blocked shots on Nov. 13 at Cleveland… Had a career-high five steals on Nov. 14 against Dallas… Saw action in 10 playoff games, starting all 10… Averaged 10.6 points, 7.6 rebounds, 2.0 blocks and 1.4 steals in 27.4 minutes… Averaged 13.0 points and 8.8 rebounds in four games in the second round against Miami.

2003-04:

Appeared in 77 games (59 starts) for the Wizards, averaging 7.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.3 blocks in 19.3 minutes… Scored in double figures 17 times and grabbed double-figure rebounds seven times… Tallied three double-doubles… Scored a season-high 23 points on a career-high 10 field goals and grabbed 11 rebounds on Nov. 29 against Detroit… Scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds on Feb. 4 against Memphis… Scored 16 points and grabbed 13 rebounds on Feb. 7 at Cleveland… Grabbed a season-high 16 rebounds on Dec. 2 at Dallas.

2002-03:

Appeared in 81 games (69 starts) for the Wizards, averaging 6.2 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in 23.8 minutes… Scored in double figures 16 times and grabbed double-figure rebounds five times… Tallied two double-doubles… Scored 11 points and grabbed a season-high 12 rebounds on Dec. 18 against Memphis… Scored a season-high 16 points on Jan. 16 against Orlando… Recorded 10 points and 10 rebounds on Feb. 25 at Indiana.

2001-02:

Appeared in 62 games (two starts) as a rookie with the Wizards… Averaged 5.1 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in 20.4 minutes… Scored in double figures seven times and grabbed double-figure rebounds eight times… Tallied two double-doubles… Recorded first career double-double with 17 points and a season-high 15 rebounds on Dec. 11 at Memphis… Scored 11 points and grabbed 11 rebounds on Dec. 22 at New York… Scored a season-high 19 points on Dec. 8 at Dallas… Blocked a career-high seven shots on Dec. 19 against Atlanta, tying a then-Verizon Center record… Named NBA Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month in December after averaging 7.9 points, 7.9 rebounds and 2.2 blocks.

COLLEGE:

Played four seasons at the University of North Carolina… Appeared in two Final Fours… Holds the UNC and ACC records for field goal percentage in a career (.637) and a season (.697 in 1999-2000)… Holds the UNC records for blocked shots in a career (304) and a season (120 in 2000-01), both of which also rank ninth in ACC history… Averaged 10.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.2 blocks in 141 career games… Recorded the first triple-double in school history with 18 points, 14 rebounds and a school-record 10 blocks on December 4, 2000 against Miami… As a senior in 2000-01, named Second Team All-America by the Sporting News and Third Team by the NABC… Also named Second Team All-ACC and to the ACC All-Defensive Team in 2000-01, as well as Third Team All-ACC in 1999-2000.

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Height: 7'0''/ 2.13m
Weight: 263 lbs./ 119.3 kg
Born: November 27, 1979
From: University of North Carolina
Draft: 1st Round (20th pick) 2001 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2001
Years Pro: 12
Previous Teams:
  Charlotte Hornets 2014 - 2014
  Cleveland Cavaliers 2014 - 2014
  Charlotte Bobcats 2012 - 2013
  Dallas Mavericks 2010 - 2012
  More Previous Teams
Prior to NBA/Country: North Carolina/USA

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