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PROFESSIONAL CAREER:
Has appeared in 796 games during his 11-year NBA career and has made 784 starts…has averaged 19.2 points, 8.7 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 1.10 blocks and 35.9 minutes while shooting 49.8 percent from the floor, 31.0 percent from three-point range and 80.0 percent from the foul line…has missed 80 games due to injury or illness, four for personal reasons, two as a healthy scratch on the inactive list and four as a DNPCD… is a nine-time NBA All-Star…has earned All-NBA Second Team honors and All-Rookie First Team honors once each…has been selected the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week eight times and Player of the Month once…has scored in double figures on 724 occasions, including 367 games with 20-or-more points, 72 30-point efforts and ten 40- point performances…his longest stretch of consecutive games scoring in double figures is 76 games (Dec. 10, 2008-Dec. 1, 2009)…his longest stretch of consecutive 20-point efforts is 17 (Apr. 5, 2009-Nov. 15, 2009)…has grabbed double-figure rebounds on 309 occasions, including a pair of games with at least 20 rebounds…his longest consecutive streak of double-figure rebound games is 10 (Mar. 26, 2007-Apr. 13, 2007)…has amassed 299 double-doubles and his longest consecutive streak is 10 games (Mar. 26, 2007-Apr. 13, 2007)…has started each of the last 783 games in which he has appeared dating back to Nov. 26, 2003…his longest stretch of consecutive games played is 97 (Feb. 10, 2004-Mar. 16, 2005)…his career high for consecutive field goals made is 17 (Jan. 31, 2007-Feb. 2, 2007) and his career high for consecutive free throws made is 31 (Jan. 18-25, 2006)…his career high for consecutive games with a block is 14 and occurred on two occasions (most recently: Mar. 4, 2005-Apr. 1, 2005)…has hit 10-or-more free throws in a game 106 times…has recorded 236 multi-block games and 157 multi-steal games...ranks among the HEAT’s all-time leaders in free throw percentage (3rd), field goal percentage (4th), blocked shots (7th), free throws made (9th), free throws attempted (9th), defensive rebounds (9th), points (10th), field goals made (10th), total rebounds (10th), double-figure scoring efforts (10th), field goals attempted (11th), double-doubles (11th), starts (12th), offensive rebounds (13th), minutes (13th), games played (16th) and steals (18th)…is the Raptors’ all-time leader in points, total rebounds, offensive rebounds, defensive rebounds, field goals made, free throws made, blocks, minutes, games started and double-doubles…has appeared in 69 postseason games (65 starts) and has averaged 15.8 points, 8.0 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.19 blocks and 35.4 minutes while shooting 46.4 percent from the floor, 36.4 percent from three-point range and 80.7 percent from the line…has scored in double figures in 57 postseason contests, including 19 games with at least 20 points and three 30-point efforts…has grabbed double-figure rebounds 23 times in postseason play and has recorded 21 double-doubles…ranks among the HEAT’s postseason leaders in field goals attempted (3rd), double-doubles (tied-3rd), double-figure scoring efforts (tied-3rd), points (4th), field goals made (4th), free throws made (4th), blocks (4th), starts (tied-4th), 20-point games (5th), free throws attempted (5th), offensive rebounds (5th), defensive rebounds (5th), total rebounds (5th), steals (tied-5th), minutes (6th), dunks (6th) and games played (tied- 7th)…started three of the eight NBA All-Star Games in which he has appeared and has averaged 11.0 points, 5.4 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 20.5 minutes…sat out one All-Star Game due to injury.

2013-14 SEASON: Started all 79 games in which he appeared for the HEAT and averaged 16.2 points (.516 FG%, .820 FT%), 6.6 rebounds, 1.1 assists, 1.01 steals, 0.99 blocks and 32.0 minutes…missed one game (Nov. 5 at Toronto) due to personal reasons and the final two games of the season (Apr. 14-16) he was placed on the inactive list to rest…was selected an Eastern Conference reserve for the All-Star Game in New Orleans…was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the week ending Dec. 29…recorded single-season career highs in three-point field goals made and attempted and steals…ranked 22nd in the NBA in field goal percentage and 31st in blocks per game…led the HEAT in starts and double-figure rebound games and ranked second in points scored, field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted, offensive, defensive and total rebounds, double-figure scoring efforts, double-doubles, games played, minutes and blocks…topped the HEAT in scoring 12 times, in blocks 31 times, in rebounds on 30 occasions, in steals 15 times and in minutes on four occasions…scored in double figures 67 times, including 25 games with at least 20 points and a pair of 30-point efforts…grabbed double-figure rebounds nine times and posted six double-doubles…his string of 12 consecutive field goals made from Jan. 23-26 was tops on the HEAT in 2013- 14 and his season high 22 consecutive free throws made from Feb. 20-Mar. 4 was tied for the second best streak on the team…scored his 15,000th career point vs. Brooklyn on Mar. 12…recorded his 1,500th career assist at Detroit on Dec. 8…scored a season-high 37 points, including a game-winning three-pointer with five-tenths of a second remaining, to give Miami a one-point win at Portland on Dec. 28…set career highs in both threepoint field goals made (4) and attempted (9) vs. Chicago on Feb. 23…Season Highs: 37 points (at Portland, Dec. 28), 12 rebounds (vs. Cleveland, Dec. 14), five blocks (at Philadelphia, Jan. 17), four assists (three times), four steals (vs. Portland, Mar. 24) and 44:40 minutes (vs. Minnesota (Apr. 4).

2012-13 SEASON: Started all 74 games in which he appeared for the HEAT and averaged 16.6 points (.535 FG%, .798 FT%), 6.8 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 1.36 blocks and 33.2 minutes…missed a total of six games due to injury/illness and was a DNP-CD the final two games of the season…sat out three games (Dec. 22 and Apr. 9-10) with a cold, two games (Feb. 6-8) with the flu and one game (Apr. 6) with a sore right knee…was named a starter by Head Coach Erik Spoelstra for the Eastern Conference All-Stars at All-Star Weekend in Houston…ranked among the NBA leaders in field goal percentage (14th), blocks per game (17th), scoring average (32nd), field goals made (33rd), free throws made (37th) and attempted (35th), rebound average (38th), points (39th), double-doubles (tied-45th) and field goals attempted (50th)…led the HEAT in offensive rebounds and blocks, ranked second in field goal percentage, minutes played, defensive and total rebounds, doubledoubles, double-figure scoring and rebound efforts and was third in field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted, points, 20-point games and dunks...recorded a single-season career high in field goal percentage…topped the HEAT in scoring nine times, in blocks a team-high 31 times, in rebounds on 26 occasions, in steals 10 times, in minutes seven times and in assists twice…scored in double figures 68 times, including 21 games with at least 20 points, two games of 30-or-more and one 40-point performance...his 40-point outing against Denver on Nov. 3 is his high as a member of the HEAT and tied for the team high this season…grabbed double-figure rebounds 15 times and recorded 15 double-doubles…hit a season-high three three-point field goals at San Antonio on Mar. 31 including the game-winner with 1.9 seconds left and the HEAT down two…hit a seasonhigh 11 consecutive field goal attempts from Feb. 12-14, the third best streak on the team in 2012-13…scored his 13,000th career point vs. Cleveland on Nov. 24…grabbed his 6,000th career rebound at Washington on Dec. 4…Season Highs: 40 points (vs. Denver, Nov. 3), 18 rebounds (vs. Milwaukee, Nov. 21), six assists (at Charlotte, Apr. 5), six steals (at L.A. Lakers, Jan. 17).

2011-12 SEASON: Started all 57 games in which he saw action for Miami and averaged 18.0 points (.487 FG%, .821 FT%), 7.9 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 35.2 minutes…missed the final six games of the season (Apr. 18-26) with a slight right hamstring strain and three games (Mar. 1-4) due to personal reasons…was selected an Eastern Conference reserve for the All-Star Game in Orlando…ranked among the NBA leaders in scoring average (24th), minutes per game (24th), defensive rebounds (25th), rebounds per game (26th), field goals made (32nd), field goal percentage (32nd), total rebounds (33rd) and free throw percentage (38th)…led the HEAT in free throw percentage, ranked second in minutes played, defensive rebounds, double-figure scoring efforts, double-doubles and dunks and finished third in points, scoring average, field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted, total rebounds and starts…topped Miami in scoring eight times, in rebounds 24 times, in minutes on 14 occasions, in blocks 11 times, in steals seven times and in assists three times…scored in double figures on 51 occasions, including 22 games with at least 20 points and five 30-point performances…grabbed double-figure rebounds on 12 occasions and posted 11 doubledoubles… his 11 consecutive field goals made from Jan. 24-25 was the HEAT high in 2011- 12…played his 600th career game on Jan. 19 vs. the L.A. Lakers…Season Highs: 35 points (vs. Cleveland, Jan. 24), 16 rebounds (at Atlanta, Feb. 12), five assists (four times), four steals (vs. San Antonio, Jan. 17), four blocks (at Chicago, Apr. 12) and 47:20 minutes (at Atlanta, Jan. 5).

2010-11 SEASON: Started all 77 games in which he appeared for the HEAT and averaged 18.7 points (.496 FG%, .815 FT%), a team-leading 8.3 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 36.3 minutes…missed four games due to a sprained left ankle (Jan. 18-28) and was a DNP-CD in the season finale at Toronto (Apr. 13)…was selected an Eastern Conference reserve for the NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles…ranked among the NBA leaders in free throw attempts (14th), defensive rebounds (15th), free throws made (tied-17th), doubledoubles (tied-19th), rebounds per game (20th), total rebounds (21st), minutes per game (23rd), scoring average (24th), field goals made (28th), field goals attempted (tied-29th) and field goal percentage (38th)…led the HEAT in offensive and total rebounds…topped Miami in scoring eight times, in rebounds a team-high 32 times, in blocks on 14 occasions, in minutes and steals 11 times each and in assists once…scored in double figures on 74 occasions, including 34 games with at least 20 points and three 30-point efforts…grabbed double-figure rebounds a team-high 28 times and posted 28 double-doubles…grabbed his 5,000th career rebound at Washington on Dec. 18…Season Highs: 35 points (vs. Phoenix, Nov. 17), 17 rebounds (at Sacramento, Dec. 11), six assists (vs. Denver, Mar. 19), four steals (twice), three blocks (twice) and 43:38 minutes (at Portland, Jan. 9).

2009-10 SEASON: Started all 70 games he appeared in for the Raptors and averaged 24.0 points (.518 FG%, .797 FT%), 10.8 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 0.97 blocks and 36.1 minutes…missed a total of 12 games due to injury or illness…missed six games (Feb. 19-Mar. 1) due to a sprained left ankle…sat out one game (Mar. 5) due to a stomach virus…missed the final five games of the season (Apr. 7-14) with a displaced nasal fracture that occurred as a result of an inadvertent elbow to the face with 9:32 left in the first quarter in Cleveland on Apr. 6 and required surgery the following day…was selected an Eastern Conference reserve and had 23 points (including the game-winning free throw with five seconds left), 10 rebounds, two steals and one assist in 29:08 minutes at the NBA All-Star Game in his hometown of Dallas…was a two-time NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week (weeks ending Jan. 31 and Apr. 4)…received the 2010 Magic Johnson Award from the Pro Basketball Writers Association for his steady cooperation with the media…was the only player in the NBA to rank in the Top 10 in both rebounding (6th) and in scoring (9th)…set career highs in scoring average and rebound average…led Toronto in scoring average, points, field goal percentage, field goals made and attempted; free throws made and attempted; offensive, defensive and total rebounds; minutes per game and double-doubles…topped the Raptors in scoring 55 times and in rebounds on 53 occasions…scored in double figures on 68 occasions, including a career-high 53 20-point performances, 15 games with at least 30 points and a pair of 40-point efforts…grabbed double-figure rebounds a career-high 49 times and posted a career-high and franchise record 49 double-doubles…became the Raptors’ all-time leading scorer on Jan. 3 vs. San Antonio…scored his 10,000th career point on Mar. 17 vs. Atlanta…played his 500th career game at New Jersey on Mar. 20…scored a career-high 44 points at Milwaukee on Jan. 20…Season Highs: 44 points (at Milwaukee, Jan. 20), 18 rebounds (vs. Miami, Jan. 27), seven assists (twice), five steals (vs. Golden State, Apr. 4), four blocks (twice) and 46:03 minutes (at Philadelphia, Apr. 3).

2008-09 SEASON: Started all 77 games in which he appeared and averaged 22.7 points (.487 FG%, .817 FT%), 10.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.00 blocks and 38.0 minutes…missed five games (Feb. 6-18) due to a strained right knee…was selected as an Eastern Conference reserve for the NBA All-Star Game in Phoenix but did not play due to a strained right knee…was named the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 2…set franchise single-season records in free throws made and attempted…set career highs in field goals made and attempted; free throws made and attempted; offensive, defensive and total rebounds; assists and points…ranked among the NBA leaders in free throws made (3rd) and attempted (4th), rebounding (6th) and scoring (10th)…joined Dwight Howard as the only NBA players to average 20 points and 10 rebounds in 2008-09…led the Raptors in scoring average, points, field goals made and attempted; free throws made and attempted; offensive, defensive and total rebounds; minutes played, starts and double-doubles…topped the Raptors in scoring 48 times and in rebounds on 52 occasions…scored in double figures a career-high 75 times, including 47 games with at least 20 points and a career-best 17 30-point performances…grabbed double-figure rebounds 44 times and amassed 43 double-doubles…became Toronto’s alltime leader in offensive rebounds vs. Detroit on Nov. 5…Season Highs: 42 points (vs. New Jersey, Nov. 21), 19 rebounds (at Chicago, Apr. 15), seven assists (vs. Atlanta, Nov. 28), seven steals (at Chicago, Jan. 23), three blocks (seven times) and 47:17 minutes (vs. Detroit, Mar. 13).

2007-08 SEASON: Started all 67 games in which he saw action and averaged 22.3 points (.494 FG%, career-high .844 FT%), 8.7 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.00 blocks and 36.2 minutes…missed a total of 15 games due to injury, five (Nov. 30-Dec. 7) due to a strained right groin and 10 (Mar. 2-17) with a sore right knee…was named an Eastern Conference starter (replacing the injured Kevin Garnett) at the NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans…was selected the Atlantic Division winner of the NBA Sportsmanship Award…earned Eastern Conference Player of the Week honors for the week ending Jan. 13…finished 10th in the NBA in scoring and free throws made and attempted...led the Raptors in scoring average, points, field goals made and attempted; free throws made and attempted; offensive, defensive and total rebounds and double-doubles…topped the team in scoring 40 times and in rebounds on 38 occasions…became Toronto’s all-time leading rebounder on Dec. 18 against the Clippers in L.A., its’ all-time leading shot blocker at Seattle on Dec. 21 and its’ all-time leader in both free throws made and attempted on Jan. 16 vs. Sacramento…set career highs in both free throws made (22) and attempted (24) at Phoenix on Dec. 22, with his 22 makes the NBA season high and also tying the Raptors’ single-game record…scored in double figures on 63 occasions, including 42 games with at least 20 points, 13 games with 30-or-more points and a career-high four 40-point performances (tying the franchise single-season record)…grabbed double-figure rebounds 28 times and posted 28 double-doubles…Season Highs: 42 points (at Phoenix, Dec. 22), 19 rebounds (at Memphis, Nov. 21), nine assists (vs. Denver, Mar. 23), five blocks (vs. Boston, Nov. 4), four steals (vs. L.A. Clippers, Feb. 8) and 55:25 minutes (vs. Portland, Jan. 13).

2006-07 SEASON: Started each of the 69 games in which he saw action and averaged 22.6 points (.496 FG%, .785 FT%), 10.7 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.30 blocks and 38.5 minutes…missed 12 games (Dec. 10-30) due to a left knee bone bruise and one game (Apr. 17 at Detroit) as a DNP-CD…earned All-NBA Second Team honors…was chosen as an Eastern Conference starter for the first time in his career at the NBA All-Star Game in Las Vegas…was named the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Month for January…was named the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the week end-ing Apr. 1…ranked 12th in the NBA in scoring average and tied for 10th in minutes…led Toronto in scoring average, points, field goals made and attempted; free throws made and attempted; offensive, defensive and total rebounds; blocked shots and minutes…led the team in scoring 49 times and in rebounding on 60 occasions…scored in double figures in all 69 games, including 46 games with at least 20 points, seven 30-point performances and one 40-point outing…grabbed double-figure rebounds 42 times, including one 20-rebound effort…posted 42 double-doubles, including a career-high 10 consecutive from Mar. 26-Apr. 13 to set a franchise record…became the Raptors’ all-time leader in double-doubles on Mar. 30 at Washington…made a career-high 17 consecutive field goal attempts over two games from Jan. 31-Feb. 2, the longest streak in the NBA since Alonzo Mourning hit 19 in a row for Miami in February 2000…recorded his second career 20-point/20-rebound game with 23 points and a career-high tying 22 rebounds (including a career-high 10 offensive) at Golden State on Nov. 14…Season Highs: 41 points (vs. Orlando, Feb. 7), 22 rebounds (at Golden State, Nov. 14), seven assists (vs. New York, Apr. 15), six blocks (at Milwaukee, Jan. 10), four steals (at Philadelphia, Apr. 6) and 48:00 minutes (vs. New York, Apr. 15).

2005-06 SEASON: Started all 70 games in which he appeared and averaged 22.5 points (.505 FG%, .816 FT%), 9.2 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.13 blocks and 39.3 minutes…missed the final 12 games of the season (Mar. 29-Apr. 19) due to a sprained left thumb which occurred at Milwaukee on Mar. 26…was selected as an Eastern Conference reserve at the NBA All-Star Game in Houston…was named the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 5…was the only player in the NBA to average at least 22 points and shoot better than 50 percent from the floor and 80 percent from the foul line…ranked among the NBA leaders in minutes per game (11th), rebounding (12th), scoring average (14th) and double-doubles (14th)…led the Raptors in scoring average, field goal percentage, free throws made and attempted; offensive, defensive and total rebounds; blocked shots and double-doubles…topped the team in scoring 37 times and in rebounding on 46 occasions…scored in double figures on 68 occasions, including 48 games with at least 20 points and six 30-point performances…grabbed doublefigure rebounds 32 times and posted 32 double-doubles…set a franchise-record by posting double-digit free throws made in five consecutive games from Dec. 2-14…Season Highs: 37 points (at Detroit, Dec. 27), 17 rebounds (at Philadelphia, Nov. 15), eight assists (at Boston, Mar. 22), four blocks (three times), three steals (at Miami, Feb. 27) and 51:25 minutes (vs. Atlanta, Mar. 1).

2004-05 SEASON: Started all 81 games in which he appeared and averaged 16.8 points (.471 FG%, .760 FT%), 8.9 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.40 blocks, 0.94 steals and 37.2 minutes…missed one game due to injury (Mar. 18 at Detroit due to a sore lower back)…was named the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 9…led the Raptors in starts, free throws made and attempted; offensive, defensive and total rebounds; double-doubles and blocks…ranked among the NBA leaders in doubledoubles (12th), free throw attempts (16th), rebounding (17th), blocks (26th), minutes (27th) and scoring average (32nd)…set career highs in starts, minutes, blocks and steals…topped the Raptors in scoring 21 times and in rebounds on 46 occasions…scored in double figures 70 times, including 25 games with at least 20 points and a pair of 30-point efforts…grabbed double-figure rebounds 32 times, including one 20-rebound performance…posted 32 double-doubles…recorded 24 points and a career-high 22 rebounds at Philadelphia on Mar. 25 to become the fourth youngest player in NBA history to record 20 points and 20 rebounds in a game…grabbed his 1,000th career rebound at New Jersey on Feb. 22 to become the third youngest player in NBA history to reach that milestone…tallied 26 points and recorded game highs of 14 rebounds and four blocks as a member of the Sophomore team in the Rookie Challenge during All-Star Weekend in Denver…Season Highs: 33 points (at New Orleans, Mar. 6), 22 rebounds (at Philadelphia, Mar. 25), five assists (four times), five blocks (twice), three steals (four times) and 48 minutes (vs. Atlanta, Mar. 11).

2003-04 SEASON: Started 63 of the 75 games in which he appeared and averaged 11.5 points (.459 FG%, .701 FT%), 7.4 rebounds, 1.41 blocks, 1.0 assists and 33.5 minutes…missed a total of seven games due to injury…missed four games (Jan. 9-15) due to a right knee strain which occurred vs. Cleveland on Jan. 7 and missed three games (Feb. 4-8) with a sprained right ankle which occurred at Philadelphia on Feb. 3…named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team…ranked 24th in the NBA in blocks and tied for 28th in rebounding…topped all NBA rookies in rebounding and blocks, ranked second in double-doubles and fifth in scoring, field goal percentage and minutes…set a franchise record for most rebounds in a rookie season…topped the team in scoring four times and in rebounds on 19 occasions…scored in double figures on 51 occasions, including four 20- point performances…grabbed double-figure rebounds 18 times and amassed 13 doubledoubles… made his first NBA start at Sacramento on Nov. 14…made his NBA debut vs. New Jersey on Oct. 29 and totaled 11 points, four rebounds and two blocks in 24 minutes…scored 25 points vs. Houston on Nov. 16, his highest scoring output off the bench in his career…played for the Rookie team in the Rookie Challenge during All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles…Season Highs: 25 points (vs. Houston, Nov. 16), 16 rebounds (twice), six blocks (twice), four assists (vs. Atlanta, Dec. 5), three steals (seven times) and 46 minutes (at Miami, Nov. 29).

NBA PLAYOFFS:
2013: Started all 23 games for the NBA Champion HEAT and averaged 12.1 points (.458 FG%, .733 FT%), 7.3 rebounds, 1.57 blocks, 1.5 assists and 32.7 minutes…led the HEAT in blocks, was tied for the lead in offensive rebounds and ranked second in defensive and total rebounds…topped Miami in blocks a team-high 10 times, in rebounds seven times and in steals on three occasions…scored in double figures on 17 occasions, including a pair of 20-point efforts…grabbed double-figure rebounds six times and posted six double-doubles…averaged 12.8 points (.538 FG%, .667 FT%), 8.0 rebounds, 1.75 blocks, 1.0 assists and 30.5 minutes in the Opening Round vs. Milwaukee…averaged 13.6 points (.500 FG%, .625 FT%), 8.6 rebounds, 2.20 blocks, 2.0 assists and 33.4 minutes in the Eastern Conference Semifinals vs. Chicago…led the HEAT in blocks and offensive, defensive and total rebounds in the Chicago series and ranked second in points and minutes…scored 20 points and recorded postseason career highs in both defensive (14) and total (19) rebounds in Game 3 at Chicago on May 10…averaged 11.0 points (.377 FG%, .850 FT%), 4.3 rebounds, 1.00 blocks and 31.6 minutes in the Eastern Conference Finals vs. Indiana…averaged 11.9 points (.462 FG%, .733 FT%), 8.9 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 1.57 blocks and 34.3 minutes in the NBA Finals vs. San Antonio…led the HEAT in offensive rebounds and blocks vs. the Spurs…recorded four double-doubles in the Finals including three straight games from June 9-13…grabbed an offensive rebound with 6.3 seconds remaining in regulation in Game 6 on June 18 and fed Ray Allen for his gametying three-point field goal with 5.2 seconds remaining which forced overtime…his block of a Danny Green three-point attempt with 1.2 seconds left in overtime secured Miami’s three-point win in Game 6 and forced a decisive Game 7…2012: Saw action in 14 games (10 starts) for the NBA Champion HEAT and averaged 14.0 points (.493 FG%, .827 FT%), 7.8 rebounds, 1.00 blocks and 31.4 minutes…missed nine games due to an abdominal strain suffered late in the first half of Game 1 in the Eastern Conference Semifinals vs. Indiana on May 13…led the HEAT in free throw percentage and finished second in rebound average and blocks per game…topped the HEAT in rebounds five times and in blocks on seven occasions…scored in double figures in 10 contests, including a pair of 20-point performances…grabbed double-figure rebounds three times and posted a pair of doubledoubles… started all five games in the Opening Round vs. New York and averaged 15.0 points (.510 FG%, .821 FT%), 7.2 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 33.4 minutes…led Miami in field goal percentage, free throw percentage and total rebounds in the Opening Round series and tied for the team lead in offensive and defensive rebounds…started the only game in the Eastern Conference Semifinals vs. Indiana in which he appeared and totaled 13 points and five rebounds in 16 minutes before suffering an abdominal strain late in the first half of Game 1 that would force him to miss the rest of the series and the first four games of the next series…came off the bench in each of the three games in which he appeared in the Eastern Conference Finals vs. Boston after returning from injury in Game 5 on June 5 and averaged 11.7 points (.538 FG%, .800 FT%), 7.0 rebounds, 1.33 blocks and 24.7 minutes…hit a postseason career-high three three-point field goals in the series-clinching Game 7 vs. Boston on June 9…appeared in all five games of the NBA Finals vs. Oklahoma City (starting the final four) and averaged 14.6 points (.452 FG%, .882 FT%), 9.4 rebounds, 1.20 blocks and 36.6 minutes…led Miami in free throw percentage in the Finals and tied for the team lead in offensive rebounds and blocks and ranked second in defensive and total rebounds…scored in double figures in all five games in the Finals, including a 2012 postseason-high 24 points in the series clincher on June 21…also grabbed double-figure rebounds twice vs. OKC, including 15 in Game 2 at OKC on June 14, and posted a pair of double-doubles…2011: Started all 21 games for the HEAT and averaged 18.6 points (.474 FG%, .814 FT%), 8.5 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 39.7 minutes…led the HEAT in free throw percentage, rebound average, offensive rebounds and total rebounds and ranked second in minutes played, field goal percentage and defensive rebounds…topped Miami in scoring three times, in rebounds eight times, in steals and blocks four times each and in assists once…scored in double figures 19 times, including nine 20-point games and two 30-point performances…grabbed double-figure rebounds nine times and amassed eight double-doubles… averaged 19.8 points (.481 FG%, .781 FT%), 9.0 rebounds, 1.20 blocks, 1.00 steals and 39.8 minutes in the Opening Round vs. Philadelphia…averaged 12.8 points (.404 FG%, .786 FT%), a team-high 10.2 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.00 steals, 1.00 blocks and 38.4 minutes in the Eastern Conference Semifinals vs. Boston…averaged 23.2 points (.600 FG%, .914 FT%), 7.6 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 1.00 blocks and 41.4 minutes vs. Chicago in the Eastern Conference Finals…led Miami in defensive rebounds and both field goal and free throw percentage in the series vs. Chicago and tied for the team lead in field goals made…scored at least 20 points in four of the five games vs. Chicago, including a pair of 30-point efforts…averaged 18.5 points (.413 FG%, .778 FT%), 7.3 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 39.5 minutes vs. Dallas in the NBA Finals…led Miami in free throws made and total rebounds and tied for the team lead in offensive rebounds vs. the Mavs…2008: Started all five games in Toronto’s Opening Round series vs. Orlando and averaged a series-best 24.0 points (.472 FG%, .833 FT%), 9.0 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 39.8 minutes…led the Raptors in points, field goals made and attempted; free throws made and attempted; offensive, defensive and total rebounds and steals...topped Toronto in scoring and rebounding three times each...scored in double figures in all five games, including three games with at least 20 points and one 30-point performance...grabbed double-figure rebounds twice and recorded a pair of double-doubles...recorded postseason career highs in points (39) and field goals made (16) and grabbed 15 rebounds in Game 4 at Toronto on Apr. 26...his nine offensive rebounds in Game 4 set a franchise postseason record and his 39-point effort tied the second-highest single-game output in the Raptors’ postseason history...was a perfect 13- 13 from the foul line in Game 1 at Orlando on Apr. 20, matching Toronto’s postseason record for free throws made in a game...2007: Started all six games in Toronto’s Opening Round series vs. New Jersey and averaged 17.5 points (.396 FG%, .842 FT%), 9.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.83 blocks and 37.0 minutes...topped the Raptors in points, field goal attempts, free throws made, free throw percentage, defensive rebounds, total rebounds and blocks...led Toronto in scoring twice, in rebounds on three occasions and in assists once...scored in double figures in all six games, including three 20-point performances...grabbed doublefigure rebounds on three occasions and posted three double-doubles...made his NBA postseason debut in Game 1 vs. New Jersey on Apr. 21 and tallied 22 points, five rebounds, three assists and one steal in 33:55 minutes.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Selected in the first round of the 2003 NBA Draft (fourth overall) by the Toronto Raptors…signed a contract extension with the Raptors on July 14, 2006…traded by the Raptors to the HEAT for a pair of first-round draft picks on July 9, 2010.

OLYMPICS:
2008: Was a member of the USA Basketball Senior National Team that went 8-0 and captured the gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China…came off the bench in all eight games and averaged 9.1 points, a team-leading 6.1 rebounds and 17.2 minutes…connected on a team-leading 77.4 percent (24-31) of his field goal attempts and also led the squad in defensive rebounds and total rebounds…led the team in scoring once and in rebounds four times.

HONORS:
2013-14: Was selected an Eastern Conference reserve for the NBA All-Star Game…was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the week ending Dec. 29…for the second consecutive year he was a member of the winning team in the Shooting Stars competition at All-Star Weekend…2012-13: Was an Eastern Conference starter for the NBA All-Star Game…was a member of the winning team in the Shooting Stars competition at All-Star Weekend…2011-12: Was selected an Eastern Conference reserve for the NBA All-Star Game…2010-11: Was selected an Eastern Conference reserve for the NBA All-Star Game…2009-10: Was selected an Eastern Conference reserve for the NBA All-Star Game…was a two-time Eastern Conference Player of the Week (weeks ending Jan. 31 and Apr. 4)…received the Magic Johnson Award…2008-09: Was selected an Eastern Conference reserve to play in the NBA All-Star Game but did not play due to a sprained knee…was named the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 2…2007- 08: Was an Eastern Conference starter for the NBA All-Star Game…was named the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 13…received the Atlantic Division Sportsmanship Award…2006-07: Named to the All-NBA Second Team…was an Eastern Conference starter for the NBA All-Star Game…captured NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Month honors for January…was named the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the week ending Apr. 1…2005-06: Was selected an Eastern Conference reserve for the NBA All-Star Game…was named the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 5…2004-05: Was selected the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 9…started for the Sophomore team in the Rookie Challenge at All-Star Weekend…received the NBA’s Community Assist Award for June 2005…2003-04: Was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team…was a member of the Rookie team in the Rookie Challenge at All-Star Weekend.

COLLEGE:
Played one season at Georgia Tech before becoming an early entry candidate in 2003…started all 31 games in which he appeared for the Yellow Jackets and averaged 15.6 points, a team-leading 9.0 rebounds and 2.16 blocks…captured ACC Rookie of the Year honors...was named to the All-ACC Second Team, the ACC All-Defensive Team and the ACC All-Rookie Team...earned a spot on the United States Basketball Writers Association National All-Freshman Team...led the ACC in field goal percentage, joining Antawn Jamison as the only freshman to accomplish that feat…also topped the ACC in blocks, ranked second in rebounds and double-doubles and eighth in points.

PERSONAL:
Full name is Christopher Wesson Bosh…lists his parents Noel and Freida Bosh as the people that made a difference in his life…has a brother (Joel Bosh)…has two daughters (Trinity and Dylan) and a son (Jackson)…married his wife Adrienne in July 2011…has his own website (www.chrisbosh.com)…has his own Foundation (Team Tomorrow, Inc.) which is dedicated to supporting community-based organizations that promote the upliftment of children, families and the community…his hobbies include reading and playing with his kids…his most prized possession is his family…entered a partnership with the Frieze ice cream shop in Miami Beach where a portion of the proceeds from his Chris Bosh inspired flavor “Bosh Frieze Frenzy” benefits his Foundation…has made cameos in his favorite TV show Entourage (summer of 2010), Law & Order: SVU (fall of 2011) and Go On (fall of 2012)…was appointed Editor at Large for Ocean Drive magazine in 2010 and has a regular feature describing his favorite things in Miami…created the now famous “Used Car Salesman” skit and posted it on YouTube to garner votes for the 2008 All-Star Game…is a member of Hoop Heroes, an initiative that pairs NBA players and corporate sponsors to support children served by After School All- Stars, a national organization that provides comprehensive programming to middle school children in 13 cities across the country, as part of the program he agreed to donate $20 per rebound during the regular season with a $5,000 minimum yearly donation…made a one million dollar charitable commitment to various community legacy programs after signing his contract extension with the Raptors in 2006...is a fan of his hometown Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers…was named to the US Senior National Team on Mar. 5, 2006 and was a member of the US team that won the bronze medal at the 2006 FIBA World Championships…was named a Parade All-American, McDonald’s All-American and Mr. Basketball in the state of Texas as a senior after leading Lincoln High School to a 40-0 record and a state championship...was a member of the National Honor Society in high school…wears size 14 sneakers.

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Vitals

Height: 6'11''/ 2.11m
Weight: 235 lbs./ 106.6 kg
Born: March 24, 1984
From: Georgia Institute of Technology
Draft: 1st Round (4th pick) 2003 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2003
Years Pro: 11
Previous Teams:
  Miami Heat 2011 - 2014
  Toronto Raptors 2010 - 2010
  Miami Heat 2010 - 2010
  Toronto Raptors 2003 - 2009
Prior to NBA/Country: Georgia Tech/USA

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