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2013-14 SEASON:

(w/Utah) Appeared in 66 games (50 starts) for the Jazz … Averaged 9.1 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 25.4 minutes ... Inactive 4 games (left knee bone bruise) … Inactive (lower back strain) vs. LAC 3/14 … Posted 18 points and 6 rebounds vs. ATL 3/10 … Had 19 points and 7 boards vs. BOS 2/24 … Had a season-high 14 boards vs. PHI 2/12 … Posted a season-high tying 23 points vs. MIA 2/8 … Had a team-high 21 points @ DAL 2/7 … Produced a season-high 23 points vs. TOR 2/3 … Inactive (right heel inflammation) vs. GSW 1/31 … Had a 16 point/11 rebound double-double vs. SAC 1/27 … Posted 17 points and 7 rebounds @ DET 1/17 … Inactive four games (calcaneal inflammation) … Recorded a team-high 18 points vs. PHX 11/29 … Had 19 points and 5 rebounds @ DAL 11/22 … Inactive (nasal fracture) @ NOP 11/20 … Scored 16 points vs. GSW 11/18 … Suffered a fractured nose vs. SAS 11/15 … DNP 5 games (right Achilles’ rehab).

PREVIOUS SEASONS:

2012-13 (w/Utah): Appeared in 73 games (51 starts) for the Jazz … Averaged 7.2 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 23.7 minutes … Scored in double-figures 22 times, including two games with 20+ points … Recorded two doubledoubles … Led Jazz in scoring twice … Led Jazz in rebounding twice … Grabbed at least 10 rebounds in two games … Missed three games due to concussion symptoms (11/30-12/3) … Missed four games due to right knee inflammation (12/30, 1/9-1/12) … Missed one game due to stomach flu (4/9) … DNP-CD one game … Recorded two double-doubles … Scored 14 points on 7-9 shooting vs. (BKN 3/30) … Registered 14 points and 10 rebounds at CHI (3/8) … Recorded 15 points and three assists vs. (BOS 2/25 … Had 15 points and six boards at POR (2/2) … Totaled 11 points and 10 rebounds at BKN (12/18) … Tallied 20 points and four rebounds vs. SAC (11/23) … Totaled 17 points and five rebounds at TOR (11/12) … Tallied 13 points and seven rebounds vs. PHX (11/10) … Had team-high 21 points and three boards vs. DAL (10/31).

2011-12 (w/Atlanta): Appeared in 57 games (37 starts) with Atlanta, averaging 10.2 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 26.3 minutes … Scored in double-figures 32 times, including two games with 20+ points … Missed three games (1/9 - 1/12) due to a sprained left ankle … Missed one game due to personal reasons (2/20) … Missed two games due to hip flexor (3/16-3/18) … Recorded two double-doubles … Led the team in scoring once and rebounds twice … 38 percent from three-point range was a career best … Set a season-high 29 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks vs. NYK (4/22) … Grabbed a season-high 12 rebounds, along with 11 points vs. GSW (2/29) … Scored 22 points and added eight rebounds while making a career best five three-point field goals at DET (1/27).

2010-11 (w/ Atlanta): Appeared in 65 games (52 starts) averaging 10.4 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 28.7 minutes … Averaged double-figures for the fifth straight season … Scored 10+ points 33 times (Hawks were 22-11), including four 20+ games and one 30+ game … Ranked second on the team in free throw percentage and third in rebounds … Scored a season-high 31 points, along with seven rebounds and two assists at CLE (3/27) … Tallied 26 points, five rebounds and one assist at BOS (12/16) … Registered 17 points and 12 rebounds at TOR (11/28).

2009-10 (w/ Atlanta): Appeared in a career-high 81 games (all starts) averaging 10.1 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 30.4 minutes … Finished third on the team in rebounds per game, and fifth in points per game … Scored 26 points, adding nine rebounds and two steals vs. SAS (3/21) ... Grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds at DAL (12/5) … Recorded a season-high 29 points and nine rebounds vs. HOU (11/20).

2008-09 (w/ Atlanta): In 61 games (59 starts), averaged 13.9 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 34.3 minutes … Missed a total of 19 games due to injury … Scored 10+ points 36 times, including nine 20+ games and one 30+ game … Recorded six double-doubles … Made 55 three-point field goals, after making just 25 in his first three seasons combined … Ranked second on the team in free throws made (220), third in rebounds per game and fourth in points per game … Scored season-high 31 points and grabbed seven rebounds at DEN (2/25) … Tallied 21 points, 14 rebounds and four assists vs. WAS (11/19).

2007-08 (w/Atlanta): Played in 80 games (all starts) averaging 14.8 points, 5.7 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.0 steals in 34.6 minutes … Scored 20+ points 16 times, including one 30+ game … Recorded seven double-doubles … Ranked second on the team in free throw percentage, and third in points per game … Scored 27 points while grabbing 11 rebounds vs. NYK (3/30) … Registered a season-high 33 points in 39 minutes at SEA (1/25).

2006-07 (w/ Atlanta): Appeared in 64 games (63 starts) averaging 13.1 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.9 assists … Scored 10+ points 31 times including 13 20+ games … Increased every statistical category from his rookie season … Recorded 24 points, five rebounds and one assist in 38 minutes at TOR (1/5) … Scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds vs. PHX (2/25).

2005-06 (w/ Atlanta): Played in 79 games (seven starts) averaging 8.5 points and 4.8 rebounds in 24.7 minutes … Scored 10+ points 27 times … Named to NBA All-Rookie second team … Scoring average increased in each month of the season … Tallied a season-high 26 points and seven rebounds at Miami (12/20) … Registered 19 points while adding 10 rebounds and three assists at MIL (4/15).

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

Selected by the Atlanta Hawks in the first round (second overall pick) of the 2005 NBA Draft … Traded by the Atlanta Hawks to the Utah Jazz in exchange for Devin Harris on 7/11/12 ... Signed as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets on July 21, 2014.

COLLEGE:

Played at North Carolina for one season (2004-05) … Won the 2005 NCAA title … His tip-in with 1:26 remaining in the NCAA final vs. Illinois broke a 70-70 tie, propelling UNC to a 75-70 victory … Earned ACC Rookie of the Year honors and was a unanimous selection to the ACC All-Freshman Team … On the season, averaged 11.3 points and was second on the team with 6.6 rebounds per game … Finished fourth in free throw percentage (.847) and 10th in rebounding … A five-time Rookie of the Week selection … Shot .506 from the field and .432 from three-point range … During North Carolina’s tournament wins (six games), averaged 12.0 points and 7.3 rebounds, including 20 points vs. Oakland, and 20 points and a career-high 15 rebounds vs. Iowa State.

PERSONAL:

Son of Andrea Gittens and Marvin Williams, Sr. … Born and raised in Bremerton, Wash., outside of Seattle … Has two brothers, Demetrius and J’Tonn … Traveled to Senegal in 2010 as part of the NBA’s Basketball Without Borders program … Served on the Special Olympics Georgia Honorary Board, and was a spokesperson for the organization’s “r-Word” campaign … Appeared on the cover of 2K Sports “College Hoops” basketball video game in 2005 … Is a fan of the Seattle Mariners and Seattle Seahawks … Spends his summers in Chapel Hill, N.C., pursuing his college degree at the University of North Carolina … Anticipated graduate date is summer of 2014.

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Height: 6'9''/ 2.06m
Weight: 237 lbs./ 107.5 kg
Born: June 19, 1986
From: University of North Carolina
Draft: 1st Round (2nd pick) 2005 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2005
Years Pro: 9
Previous Teams:
  Charlotte Hornets 2014 - 2014
  Utah Jazz 2012 - 2014
  Atlanta Hawks 2005 - 2012
Prior to NBA/Country: North Carolina/USA

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