2011-12 SEASON: Played in 61 games with Orlando, averaging 9.3 ppg. and 5.4 rpg. in 23.4 minpg….Made 13 starts, averaging 15.5 ppg., 8.3 rpg. and 1.31 stlpg. in 31.8 minpg. during that span…Started in all five playoff outings, averaging 19.0 ppg., 9.2 rpg. and 1.20 blkpg. in 38.0 minpg….During the postseason, led the team in scoring, rebounding, blocked shots and minutes played…In the regular season, led (or tied) the team in scoring four times and in rebounding seven times…Scored in double figures 23 times and 20-plus points four times, including a career-high 31 points on Apr.3 @ Detroit…Tallied 10-or-more rebounds eight times, including a career-high 16 rebounds on Apr. 1 vs. Denver and Apr. 9 vs. Detroit…Also had a career playoff-high 13 rebounds on Apr. 28 @ Indiana…Recorded six double-doubles…Had at least one steal in 27 games and two-or-more steals eight times, including a career-high-tying four steals on Apr. 21 @ Utah…Had at least one blocked shot 18 times...Missed four games total – On the Inactive List for personal reasons once (Feb. 17), suspended by the team for two games (Feb. 3-4) for conduct detrimental to the team and missed one game (Apr. 16) due to a hyperextended right knee…On the Inactive List (rest) on Apr. 26.
PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Appeared in 338 career NBA regular season games with Boston and Orlando, averaging 7.9 ppg. and 4.3 rpg. in 21.4 minpg….Also played in 64 playoff outings, averaging 8.7 ppg. and 4.4 rpg. in 22.2 minpg….Helped Boston capture the 2007-08 NBA World Championship…2010-11: Played in 78 games with Boston, averaging career-highs of 11.7 ppg., 5.4 rpg., 1.2 apg. and 1.00 stlpg. in 29.5 minpg….Made 13 starts, averaging 13.8 ppg., 4.6 rpg., 2.1 apg. and 1.54 stlpg. during that span…Also appeared in nine playoff outings, averaging 4.9 ppg. and 3.6 rpg. in 21.2 minpg….Led (or tied) the Celtics in scoring five times and in rebounding nine times…Scored in double figures 49 times and 20-plus points four times…Tallied 10-or-more rebounds five times…Recorded five double-doubles…Dished out a career-best eight assists on Jan. 2 @ Toronto (also had 15 points and 11 rebounds in that contest)…Had a career-high-tying four steals twice, the last time on Jan. 10 vs. Houston...Missed three games due to a strained patella tendon in his left knee from Mar. 4-9…2009-10: Appeared in 54 games with Boston (one start), averaging 6.3 ppg. and 3.8 rpg. in 17.3 minpg….Also played in 24 playoff contests, averaging 7.3 ppg. and 4.5 rpg. in 20.1 minpg....Missed the first 27 games of the season due to a broken right thumb, and also missed one game (Dec. 30) due to a sprained right ankle…Helped the Celtics reach the NBA Finals, where they fell to the L.A. Lakers in seven games...2008-09: Played in 76 games with Boston, averaging 7.0 ppg. and 4.0 rpg. in 21.5 minpg….Made 16 starts, averaging 12.6 ppg., 5.6 rpg. and 1.7 apg. in 33.0 minpg. during that span…Scored a career-high 24 points on Mar. 21 @ Memphis…Also appeared and started in 14 playoff games, averaging 15.8 ppg., 5.6 rpg., 1.8 apg. and 1.29 stlpg. in 36.4 minpg….Scored a career-playoff-high 26 points on Apr. 20 vs. Chicago…Ripped down a career-playoff-best 11 rebounds on Apr. 26 @ Chicago…Hit the game-winning jumper at the buzzer in Game #4 @ Orlando on May 10…Missed two games (Dec. 21-23) due to a concussion and whiplash, and missed four games (Mar. 11-17) due to a right ankle sprain…2007-08: Appeared in 69 games (one start) with Boston during his rookie campaign, averaging 4.5 ppg. and 3.0 rpg. in 13.6 minpg….Blocked career-high three shots on Dec. 21 vs. Chicago…Also played in 17 playoff contests, averaging 2.3 ppg. and 1.5 rpg. in 8.1 minpg., helping the Celtics capture the 2008 NBA World Championship.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Seattle in the second round (35th overall) of the 2007 NBA Draft…Traded by Seattle to Boston along with Ray Allen in exchange for Wally Szczerbiak, Delonte West and the draft rights to Jeff Green (Jun. 28, 2007)…Traded by Boston to Orlando along with Von Wafer in exchange for Brandon Bass (Dec. 12, 2011).
COLLEGE CAPSULE: Played three seasons at the Louisiana State University, averaging 16.7 ppg., 9.6 rpg., 1.5 apg., 1.16 blkpg. and 1.14 stlpg. in 95 career games (93 starts)…Shot .496 (566-1,142) from the field during his collegiate career and posted 44 double-doubles…During his junior campaign (2006-07), averaged 17.7 ppg., 10.4 rpg. and 1.10 stlpg. in 29 games…Led the SEC in rebounding and ranked third in scoring…Named First Team All-SEC…As a sophomore (2005-06), averaged 18.6 ppg., 9.7 rpg., 1.31 stlpg. and 1.14 blkpg. in 36 games…Led the SEC in both scoring and rebounding, becoming only the fifth player in conference history and the first since Shaquille O’Neal accomplished the feat in 1991…Named the SEC Player of the Year, earned Second Team All-America honors from The Sporting News and Third Team All-America by The Associated Press…During his freshman season (2004-05), averaged 13.5 ppg., 8.8 rpg. and 1.37 blkpg. in 30 contests…Named SEC Freshman of the Year. Player Profile >