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Background

2012-13:

In his first year with Indiana, he made 80 appearances (two starts) and was one of six Indiana players to gather at least 100 offensive rebounds and hestarted the season with two offensive boards in each of the first five games... His 37 games with multiple offensive rebounds featured a season-high six at Detroit, 2/23, and he had at least four offensive rebounds four times...He totaled 10 boards in that game against the Pistons and had double-digit rebounds twice...While averaging just under four rebounds a game on the season, he had 32 games with five or more boards...He claimed a season-high 11 boards in the Pacers’ win vs. Washington, 1/2...He was third on the team with 66 blocks...He rejected a total of 58 shots in his first three seasons...He had multiple rejections 15 times and blocked a season-high three shots three times...Prior to this season he blocked more than two shots one time in 149 games for the San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks...After going 14 games without scoring more than seven points, he tallied 11 in the Pacers win over the Lakers in Los Angeles, 11/27...That was the first of three double-figure scoring games he would have in a five-game span that was capped by his 6-6 FG and 12 points vs. Portland, 12/5...That was the most field goals made without a miss by any Indiana player this season...In all, he scored 10+ points in 10 games...More than he had passed out in three previous NBA seasons combined (26), he had 27 assists this season...His four games with multiple assists included a career-high three at Cleveland, 12/21...He had three streaks of four straight games or more with a steal, including a season-high six straight games in late February and early March...His five games with multiple steals featured a career-high tying three thefts vs. Charlotte, 2/13...He was one of four Indiana players to shoot 45+ percent from the floor and he shot 46 percent (110-239) over his final 46 games of the season. ..He made at least four shots without a miss in two different games...In addition to his team single-game best 6-6 FG vs. Portland, 12/5, he was 4-4 from the floor, vs. Atlanta, 2/5...One of two players to make appearances in each of the first 79 games for Indiana, he drew his first DNP-CD at New York, 4/14...He made two starts this season, the first of which was vs. the Clippers, 2/28, and he had five points with five rebounds in 25 minutes...He also started the season finale vs. Philadelphia, 4/17, scoring five points with six rebounds, one assist and a steal in 34 minutes against the Sixers... Scored the 1,000th point of his five-year NBA career on 3/18 at Cleveland.

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2011-12: He played in a career-high 61 games for the Dallas Mavericks in 2011-12, averaging 5.8 points, 4.7 rebounds and 18.7 minutes per game...among Mavs with at least 200 attempts, his 54.6 percent from the field ranked second best on the team...including six of Dallas’s first 18 games, he scored in double figures 10 times... he led the Mavericks’ to their first win of the season vs. Toronto, 12/30, scoring a career-high 19 points on 6-6 FG and 7-11 FT, adding five rebounds, two blocked shots and a steal in 29 minutes...his six field goals against the Raptors tied his most ever in the NBA and 11 free throw attempts were one off his career-high...third on the team with 108 offensive rebounds (1.77 orpg), he had at least three 19 times with a high of six at Sacramento, 3/9... that game against the Kings was part of a 12-game stretch in which he had at least five total rebounds 10 times and he averaged 6.3 rpg...he collected a season-high 10 rebounds against the Grizzlies, 4/4, and at the Lakers, 1/16...he narrowly missed a double-double in the game with the Lakers, scoring nine points...that was one of four games in which he missed a double-double by either one rebound or one point and he had two outings with nine points and nine boards...after blocking a total of 27 shots in his first three seasons, he had 31 rejections for the Mavericks in 2011-12, including a career-high three vs. Phoenix, 1/23...he rejected more than one shot six times... before the NBA labor dispute had been resolved, he played four games with STB LeHavre in France...he averaged 12.3 points, 8.8 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game for LeHavre. 2010 -11: After signing as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks, he averaged 3.1 points and 2.1 rebounds per game in 56 appearances...including the first two 3-pt attempts (0-2) of his career, he shot 56 percent from the floor and hit 63-82 FT (.768)...he registered 14 steals and 15 blocks...he scored in double figures four times, pulled down 10 or more rebounds twice and recorded the first double-double of his career with 12 points and 10 rebounds in 21 minutes vs. Golden State, 12/7...he drew 25 DNP-CDs and sat out the game vs. Phoenix, 4/10, with a stiff lower back... 2009-10: In 26 games (all off the bench), he averaged 3.9 points, 2.0 rebounds and 6.3 minutes per game...he shot nearly 64 percent (.636) rom the floor and made 31-47 FT (.660)...he made his regular season debut vs. New Jersey, 1/10, and scored a season-high 15 points on 6-6 FG and 3-4 FT with a season-high nine rebounds...that was one of four games in which he scored in double figures and his six field goals were his most ever in the NBA...he also had six field goals made (6-9) in a win vs. Golden State, 3/19, where he totaled 12 points...his six rebounds in that game against the Warriors featured a season-high tying four offensive rebounds...he also had four rebounds at the offensive end at Houston, 2/26...on his way to 14 points vs. the Minnesota Timberwolves, 4/10, he attempted a career-high 12 free throws (6-12) and shot 4-7 FG... 2008-09: He missed the entire NBA season due to a right ankle injury suffered during the summer and eventually had surgery on it at the end of January...he made one appearance for the Austin Toros, scoring four points with two assists... 2007-08: He started the season with the Spurs, seeing action in six of the team’s first 11 games...he was assigned to Austin of the NBA Developmental League, 11/21, and was recalled 1/28...he drew three straight DNP-CDs for the Spurs before being re-assigned 2/1...a first team All-NBADL selection, he averaged 16.8 points, 8.0 rebounds and 30.0 minutes per game in 46 appearances for the Toros...he shot 61.5 percent from the floor, ranking second in the NBADL in that department...he also ranked among the D-League’s top 10 in rebounding (8th) and blocked shots (9th)...he scored 10 or more points 38 times for the Toros, recording 16 double-doubles...in his six games with the Spurs, he totaled 21 points, five rebounds and four blocked shots...in a win over Milwaukee, 11/11, he scored 12 points on 4-7 FG and 4-4 FT...he also had an assist, a rebound and two rejections against the Bucks... 2005-06: A starter in 33 games for STB LeHavre, he averaged 9.7 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.0 blocked shots per game...he was named the ProA League’s under 20 Player of the Year...he averaged 7.4 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.0 steals per game in eight appearances in the U20 European Championships... 2004-05: In his first full season with STB LeHavre, he averaged 6.0 points and 4.0 rebounds per game...he shot nearly 60 percent (.597) from the floor in 31 appearances... 2003-04: At the age of 16, he began his pro career with three games for STB LeHavre in France’s Pro A League...with STB LeHavre, he averaged 1.7 points and 1.0 rebounds per game.

PLAYOFFS:

2012-13: After not seeing action in the first game of the 2013 playoffs, he made appearances in the final 18 contests of Indiana’s playoff run...He finished this years playoffs averaging 2.3 ppg and 2.8 rebounds...In Game 4 vs. New York, he pulled in four offensive boards and totaled six rebounds for the game. 2011-12: He averaged 7.3 points and 4.5 rebounds a game in four appearances for the Mavericks in their first round series with Oklahoma City...in his best outing of the series, he scored 10 points with five rebounds, a steal and a blocked shot in 13 minutes of Game 4, 5/5...after hitting just 1-4 FG in Game One, he shot 8-10 from the field in the remaining three games...a career 69 percent free throw shooter, he hit 11-13 FT in the series with the Thunder... 2010 -11: After making one appearance in each of the first three rounds of the Western Conference playoffs, and totaling five minutes, he saw action in three games of the NBA Finals vs. Miami, averaging 9.0 minutes, 3.0 points and 1.7 rebounds per game...in the Finals, he shot 3-5 FG and 3-5 FT, after going without an attempts from the field and 2-4 FT in the first three rounds of the postseason...he had just one rebound in the first three series... 2009-10: He made the first postseason appearance of his career in Game 5 of the series with Dallas, 4/27, scoring nine points on 3-6 FG and 3-5 FT...he also had two rebounds and a blocked shot in 18 minutes...he logged just 17 seconds in Game 6 against the Mavericks, 4/29, and did not attempt a shot or claim a rebound.

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Vitals

Height: 6'11''/ 2.11m
Weight: 250 lbs./ 113.4 kg
Born: November 05, 1986
From: Rouen, France
Draft: 1st Round (28th pick) 2005 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2007
Years Pro: 6
Previous Teams:
  Indiana Pacers 2012 - 2013
  Dallas Mavericks 2011 - 2012
  San Antonio Spurs 2010 - 2010
  Dallas Mavericks 2010 - 2010
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Prior to NBA/Country: Pau Orthez/France

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