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PROFESSIONAL CAREER:
2011-12: Appeared in 18 games (zero starts) for the Sacramento Kings ... averaged 1.6 points, 2.2 rebounds, 0.2 steals and 0.8 blocks in 6.1 minutes per game.

2010-11: Played in one game as a reserve, scored two points in two minute ... Missed 37 games (2/1-4/13) due to a partial patellar tendon tear, left knee ... Suffered injury in practice on January 31 ... Underwent surgery on March 4 ... Assigned to Reno Bighorns (D-League) on 11/29 ... Recalled from Reno on 1/9 ... Averaged 4.4 ppg (27-53 FG, .509 FG%, 7-17 FT, .412 FT%), 2.7 rpg, 0.1 apg, 2.14 bpg, and 10.5 mpg in 14 games (started 3) with Reno (D-League).

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Selected by the Sacramento Kings in the second round (33rd pick) of the 2010 NBA Draft... Signed by the Sacramento Kings on July 8, 2010 ... Waived by the Sacramento Kings on July 16, 2012 ... Signed with the Memphis Grizzlies as a free agent on Sept. 25, 2014 .

COLLEGE:
Averaged 13.1 ppg (.524 FG%, 3-5 3pt, .588 FT%), 8.9 rpg, 5.35 bpg, and 26.1 mpg in 34 contests as a freshman at Marshall ... Named the Conference USA Freshman and Defensive Player of the Year after setting school records for single-season and career blocked shots (182), leading the nation while finishing with the second-most blocks ever by a freshman and fourth-highest total in Division I annals—trailing only David Robinson (207 blocks for Navy in 1985-86), Mickell Gladness (196 blocks in 2006-07 for Alabama A&M), and Shawn James (196 blocks for Northeastern in 2005-06) ... Earned AP Honorable Mention and Sporting News Second-Team All-American honors, Second Team All Conference USA, Conference USA All-Freshman Team, and Second Team NABC All-District 11 accolades ... Led the NCAA with three triple-doubles ... Fouled out only once and carried a respectable 2.2-to-1 block to foul ratio ... Swatted at least three shots in 32 games and on 20 occasions blocked five or more attempts ... Became the first freshman in league history to record a triple-double, registering 17 points (8-11 FG, 1-1 FT), 14 rebounds, and tying a conference record with 11 blocks vs. Brecia (12/16/09) ... Netted 14 points (5-8 FG, 4-6 FT) to accompany 14 rebounds and 10 blocks at Central Florida (1/13/10) ... Encored in the subsequent matchup against UCF with a Division-1 leading third triple-double, posting 14 points (3-6 FG, 8-15 FT), 11 rebounds, and a school and conference record 13 blocks (2/27/10) ... Nearly tallied a triple-double with 14 points (7-10 FG), a career-high-tying 17 rebounds, and nine rejections at Ohio (11/28/09) ... Scored a career-high 22 points (9-12 FG, 4-6 FT) complemented by eight rebounds and seven blocked shots vs. Memphis (1/27/10).

HIGH SCHOOL:
Led The Patterson School (Lenoir, N.C.) to a 34-2 record and a No. 1 national ranking as a senior (2008-09) ... Appeared in the 2009 Reebok All-American preview game, totaling 10 points, five rebounds, and two blocks (4/20/09) ... Attended Hope Christian Academy (Charlotte, N.C.) as a junior in 2007-08 ... Averaged 18.0 points, 10.0 rebounds, and 5.55 blocks per game in 2006-07 at East Side High School (Newark, N.J.).

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Vitals

Height: 7'0''/ 2.13m
Weight: 265 lbs./ 120.2 kg
Born: June 13, 1989
From: Marshall University
Draft: 2nd Round (33rd pick) 2010 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2010
Years Pro: 2
Previous Teams:
  Memphis Grizzlies 2014 - 2014
  Sacramento Kings 2010 - 2012
Prior to NBA/Country: Marshall/USA

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