2013-14 HIGHLIGHTS: Did not play in the postseason while recovering from right shoulder surgery … Scored in double-figures two times and had two double- digit rebound games during the regular season … Posted one double-double … Averaged 5.6 points, 5.7 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.2 steals in 20.8 minutes (.529 FG%) in 14 games as a starter … Led the team in rebounding four times and in scoring once … Tied a franchise record, hauling down seven offensive rebounds in the second quarter @Bos (12/31) … Missed 35 games (10/30-11/7, 2/19-4/16) due to a right shoulder injury and subsequent surgery (in Atlanta on 2/28), and five games due to left ankle sprain/left leg contusion (12/13-12/20) … Awarded to the Hawks on a waiver claim on 7/29.
2012-13 HIGHLIGHTS: Appeared in 54 games during his second NBA season, averaging 3.6 points 3.5 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 13.1 minutes per game … traded from Orlando to Milwaukee along with J.J. Redick and Ish Smith on Feb. 21 … saw action in 43 games (3 starts) for the Magic with averages of 3.6 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game … made 11 appearances in a Bucks uniform, where his numbers increased to 3.9 points and 4.3 rebounds per contest … made his Bucks debut on March 6 at the L.A. Clippers and tallied two points in four minutes of action … scored in double figures three times on the season, including 12 points in just his second appearance in a Bucks uniform on March 10 at Sacramento … posted two double-doubles on the season, including a career-high-tying 16 points and 11 rebounds vs. Portland on Feb. 10 … missed 10 games due to injury, including one with a sprained left thumb (11/2) and nine due to a right thigh contusion (12/31, 1/5-20).
2011-12 SEASON: Played in 54 games during his rookie campaign with New Orleans, averaging 5.9 ppg., 4.9 rpg. and 1.4 apg. in 20.1 minpg….Shot a team-high .536 (140-261) from the field…Started in 24 games, averaging 8.3 ppg., 6.4 rpg., 2.0 apg., 1.38 stlpg. and 1.08 blkpg. in 28.5 minpg. during that span…Ranked in the top ten among all NBA rookies in field goal percentage (second), rebounding (fifth), blocked shots (fifth, 0.85 blkpg.) and steals (seventh, 0.98 stlpg.)…Also ranked 17th in assists and 19th in scoring…Led (or tied) the Hornets in rebounding nine times and in assists twice...Scored in double figures 11 times, including a career-high 16 points twice, the last time on Mar. 15 vs. Washington…Pulled down 10+ rebounds five times and recorded two double-doubles…Tallied a career-high 17 rebounds on Feb. 22 @ Cleveland…Notched first career double-double with 12 points and 12 boards on Feb. 15 @ Milwaukee…Had at least one blocked shot 30 times and two-or-more blocks 11 times, including a career-high four blocks on Apr. 24 @ Golden State…Recorded at least one steal in 34 outings, including a career-high four steals on Mar. 12 vs. Charlotte…Made first NBA start on Feb. 6 vs. Detroit, recording four points, nine rebounds, two blocks and one steal in 32 minutes…Scored his first NBA points on Jan. 7 @ Dallas…Made his NBA debut on Jan. 1 @ Sacramento, logging two minutes of action…Missed one game due to a concussion and one game due to a sore left foot…Also missed three games due to personal reasons (birth of his son)…DNP-CD seven times.
PREVIOUS SEASONS: Has appeared in 109 games (27 starts), in two seasons with New Orleans, Orlando and Milwaukee, and has averaged 4.8 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 16.7 minutes (.542 FG%, .522 FT%) • 2011-12 (with New Orleans): Played in 54 games during his rookie campaign, averaging 5.9 points., 4.9 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 20.1 minutes (team-high .536 FG%) • Started in 24 games, averaging 8.3 points, 6.4 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 1.4 steals and 1.1 blocks in 28.5 minutes • Ranked in the top 10 among all NBA rookies in field goal percentage (second), rebounding (fifth), blocked shots (fifth) and steals (seventh) • Also ranked 17th in assists and 19th in scoring • Led (or tied) the Hornets in rebounding nine times and in assists twice. CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Was not drafted by an NBA franchise…Signed as a free agent with New Orleans (Dec. 21, 2011)…Traded by New Orleans to Orlando in exchange for Ryan Anderson in a sign-and-trade deal (Jul. 11, 2012) ... Traded from Orlando to Milwaukee, along with J.J. Redick and Ish Smith, in exchange for Tobias Harris, Doron Lamb and Beno Udrih on February 21, 2013 ... Waived by the Bucks on July 26, 2013 ... Awarded to the Hawks on a waiver claim on July 29, 2013
OVERSEAS CAREER: Played two seasons (2009-11) in the ACB League, Spain’s top division, which is widely regarded as the best domestic league outside of the NBA, with Fuenlabrada…Named the 2010-11 ACB “Best Newcomer” after averaging 10.8 ppg. and 6.3 rpg. in 22.6 minpg., while shooting 67 percent from the floor in 33 games…In 2009, played with Vaqueros de Agua Prieta in Venezuela, winning the domestic championship…Also played professionally in Mexico for three seasons (2006-09) with Halcones de Xalapa, leading them to back-to-back championships in 2007-08 and 2008-09…Was a Mexican League All-Star in 2009.