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PROFESSIONALLY:Has averaged 3.7 points, 3.5 rebounds in 107 career games…Has played professionally in Slovenia and Serbia, including Euroleague action for Partizan Belgrade from 2008-2011…Averaged 10.1 points and 3.6 rebounds per game in 2010-11…Was named the FIBA Young Men’s Player of the Year in 2011 (top player born in 1990 or later), edging out three-time winner Ricky Rubio of Spain…Has connected at a .500 clip or better from the field in every season in his professional career…Finished second in voting for the Euroleague’s Rising Star trophy (top player under 23 by July 1) in 2009-10 and third in 2010-11.

2012-13: Averaged 2.5 points and 2.4 rebounds in 11.8 minutes per game in 51 games (four starts)…Scored a season-high 10 points twice (vs. OKC 1/7; vs. ORL 1/14)…Grabbed a season-high eight rebounds vs. TOR (3/31).

2011-12: Appeared in 57 games (20 starts) and averaged 4.7 points, 4.4 rebounds per game…Shot .537 from the field…Scored a career-high 16 points vs. CHA (4/23)…Grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds at CLE (4/25)…Had 10 or more rebounds in five games…Posted two double-doubles…Averaged 6.9 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.2 steals in 20 starts…Had a career-high five steals vs. TOR (2/10)...Averaged 8.5 points, 7.0 rebounds and 1.3 assists while shooting .551 from the field in April.

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Height: 7'0''/ 2.13m
Weight: 242 lbs./ 109.8 kg
Born: April 24, 1990
From: Ostrava, Czech Republic
Draft: 1st Round (6th pick) 2011 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2011
Years Pro: 3
Previous Teams:
  Washington Wizards 2011 - 2013
Prior to NBA/Country: Partizan Belgrade/Czech Republic

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