Appeared in 54 games (two starts), averaging 1.8 points (.493 FG, .600 FT) and 1.7 rebounds in 9.0 minutes per game…Appeared in 21 playoff games, averaging 0.8 points and 0.7 rebounds in 5.1 minutes per game…Tied playoff career-high with one steal in Game 2 vs. Milwaukee on 4/21/04, Game 5 vs. New Jersey on 5/14/04 and Game 3 vs. Indiana on 5/26/04…Played 20-plus minutes during the regular season twice, including a season-high 22 at Denver (3/6) when he scored eight points (4-4 FG)…Shot perfect from the field in six games, with the club going 5-1 in those games…Had his best month of the year in April, averaging 4.3 points in 12.8 minutes per game…Missed the first 10 games of the season (10/29 – 11/15) on the injured list with a sprained right wrist…Missed nine more games while on the injured list with a sprained right wrist from 12/9/03 through 12/27/03…DNP-CD nine times.
In 75 games (one start), averaged 2.4 points and 2.0 rebounds in 12.3 minutes…Scored in double-figures twice…Tallied a season-high 12 points on two occasions, at New Orleans (11/27) and at Washington (4/12)…Grabbed a season-high eight rebounds on two separate occasions, at Toronto (2/12) and at Dallas (2/18)…Played in a season-high 27 minutes at Boston (1/15)…Grabbed five rebounds in 20 minutes in his only start of the season at Milwaukee (1/14)…Shot 50.0% (25-50 FG) from the field in wins and 42.2% (46-109 FG) in losses…Shot 65.4% (17-26 FT) from the foul line in wins and 39.6% (21-53 FT) in losses…The 75 games played in a season were the most during his six-year NBA career.
Had the most productive season of his career, setting new career marks in nearly every statistical category...Made a remarkable 56.9 percent of his field goals...Completed the season averaging 4.3 ppg, 2.9 rpg and 1.0 apg in 17.3 mpg (.569 FG%, .504 FT%)...On March 8 (vs. Cleveland), hit just the third three-pointer of his career, a desperation shot that forced overtime...Tied a career-best with 3 blocks in that contest also...Set a career-high with 14 points vs. the Hawks (6-10 FGs, 2-2 FTs) on 12/26/01...Matched that with 14 points at Golden State on 1/8/02...Milwaukee notched a 5-2 mark when Ham scored in double figures...Began the season on the injured list after right knee surgery on Oct. 22...Activated on Nov. 28 after missing 11 games...Had one DNP-CD (coach’s decision)...Matched a career-high with 13 boards at Philadelphia on 12/14/01...Tied a career-best with four steals at Seattle on 12/2/01...SEASON HIGHS: 14 pts (2x), 13 rebs @Phil (12/14), 4 assts v/Orl (3/24), 4 stls @Sea (12/2), 3 blks v/Clev (3/8), 32 mins @Chi (12/31), 6 FGM (2x), 6 FTM @Dall (12/20).
Registered 9 points (4-4 FG) and 5 rebounds against the Boston Celtics on 3/6
...Recorded 6 points and 9 rebounds, in his first start for the Wizards, against the Orlando Magic on 11/15...
Ham won a roster spot with Denver in preseason and played 35 games with the Nuggets, making three starts...He averaged 2.3 ppg and 1.7 rpg in limited playing time, but in his three starts he twice scored 10 points and grabbed at least five rebounds in all three...Denver dealt Ham to Indiana on Feb. 20 for guard Jerome Allen, and he was placed on the Pacers' injured list due to an avulsed fracture of the left patella. He underwent surgery to alleviate the pain on his left patellar tendon on March 4 and was activated on April 11...In his only appearance as a Pacer, he had three points in five minutes at Toronto on April 12...He finished the season with averages of 2.3 points and 1.6 rebounds in 8.8 minutes per game...He totaled more offensive rebounds, 29, than defensive boards, 27, and had a career-high five offensive rebounds and six overall in a game against Phoenix on Jan. 14...He matched that total of six rebounds two games later against Dallas on Jan. 18...He scored a career-high 13 points for Denver against the Pacers on Jan. 10...Ham appeared in the Nestle Crunch Slam Dunk at All-Star Weekend and finished fourth in the annual competition...
A three-year letterman who started all 89 games during his career at Texas Tech and led the Red Raiders to an NCAA Sweet 16 appearance as a senior...An athletic small forward, Ham averaged 9.1 ppg and 5.7 rpg in his three seasons at Texas Tech...He was named the most underrated player in what was then the Southwest Conference prior to the 1995-96 season, a year in which he was portrayed on the cover of Sports Illustrated after shattering a backboard with a dunk...In that game, the Red Raiders upset North Carolina 92-73 to advance to the round of 16 in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history, Ham, who played center as a sophomore and junior after playing just one year of basketball in high school, moved to forward as a senior and was named to the All-SWC Second Team...Ham played for the Houston Rockets in the Rocky Mountain Revue during the summer of 1996 and averaged 6.2 ppg and 2.0 rpg in limited action...But the Nuggets liked his potential, invited him to training camp and he won a spot on their roster...Ham appeared in 35 games for Denver, including three as a starter, before he was dealt to Indiana for guard Jerome Allen on February 20, 1997...He was placed on the Pacers' injured list due to a fracture of the left patella and remained there until the final 10 days of the season, when he was activated and played in one game for Indiana...Ham was invited to partcipate in the Nestle Crunch Slam Dunk at All-Star Weekend and finished fourth in the competition...He signed with Washington as a free agent on October 30, 1997 and appeared in 71 games for the Wizards in 1997-98, averaging 2.0 points and 1.8 rebounds per game in limited playing time...