Scored a career-high 20 points along with 10 rebounds and three blocked shots at Atlanta on 11/03/03
One of 10 NBA players named participate in the NBA Nike World Tour in September 2001. NBA players were teamed with local players in China and Chinese Taipei for two exhibition games held in Shanghai and Taipei
Named First-Team All-Big Ten and Honorable Mention All-America by the AP after his junior season at Michigan in 1997-98
Led Michigan to the 1997 NIT championship and was named Tournament MVP
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Played in 70 games for the New Orleans Hornets averaging 5.1 points and 3.7 rebounds in 13.3 minutes per game…led the Hornets in field goal percentage (.505, 145-287)…scored in double figures 14 times and in rebounding seven times…posted five double-doubles…over an eight-game stretch from Jan. 9-23, averaged 11.0 points and 6.1 rebounds on .667 (34-51) shooting from the floor…scored a career-high 20 points along with 10 rebounds and three blocked shots at Atlanta on Nov. 3…posted 18 points and 10 rebounds on Mar. 17 vs. Philadelphia…missed five games for personal reasons and received six DNP-CDs…played in four games during the 2004 Playoffs, averaging 2.5 points and 2.5 rebounds in 10.0 minutes per game.
PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Played in 69 games with New Orleans during the 2002-03 season…averaged 3.9 points and 3.8 rebounds in 12.3 minutes per game…scored 10 or more points seven times and led the team in rebounding three times…scored a season-high 15 points at Atlanta on April 16…posted 13 points and a career-high 12 rebounds at Phoenix on Mar. 1…received 13 DNP-CDs…averaged 3.5 points and 5.0 rebounds in six games during the 2003 Playoffs…during the 2001-02 season, played in 61games averaging 3.7 points and 3.1 rebounds…scored a season-high 15 points and tied a franchise record for blocks in a quarter with five on Jan. 3 vs. Golden State…averaged 7.0 points, 5.8 rebounds and 2.4 blocks over a five games stretch as the back-up center…played in eight games during the 2002 Playoffs, averaging 2.3 points and 2.0 rebounds in 7.8 minutes per game…during the 2000-01 season, averaged career-highs of 5.7 points and 4.3 rebounds in 70 games for Cleveland… Played in 44 games (16 starts) with Milwaukee in 1999-00, averaging 3.6 points and 2.6 rebounds in 10.2 minutes per contest…scored a season-high tying 8 points on four occasions…grabbed two rebounds in four minutes during the 2000 Playoffs…during his rookie season in 1998-99, averaged 5.3 points and 3.7 rebounds in 16.0 minutes per contest over 49 games…started 43 games at center, making his first start on Feb. 20 vs. Indiana…shot .537 (108-201) FG% which ranked first on the Bucks and first among all rookies…scored in double figures six times, including a season-high tying 15 points on April 2 at Boston and May 4 vs. Toronto…started Game 1 of the 1999 Playoffs vs. Indiana…had a playoff-high 10 points on 5-6 FG on May 11…averaged 5.3 ppg, 4.0 rpg and 1.33 bpg in 3 postseason games.
COLLEGE CAREER: Finished collegiate career at the University of Michigan ranked sixth on the career blocked shots list with 97 and tied with Juwan Howard as the 10th leading career rebounder (745)…during his junior season of 1997-98, was named Honorable Mention All-America by The Associated Press…averaged 16.2 ppg…recorded 19 double-doubles and grabbed 15+ rebounds on four occasions…scored a career-high 27 points vs. Penn State on Jan. 3…was named the Most Outstanding Player of the Big Ten Tournament and was a First Team All-Big Ten selection…as a sophomore in 1996-97, led the Wolverines to the National Invitational Tournament (NIT) title…named MVP of the NIT…on the season he led the team in rebounds (271) and blocked shots (40)…scored in double-figures on 25 occasions and had three games of 20+ points…as a freshman, averaged 9.0 ppg and 5.9 rpg.
Full name is Robert DeShaun Traylor and his nickname is “Tractor”
His aunt, Lydia Johnson, was a standout center at the University of Detroit (1978-80) and is listed as his basketball hero while growing up
Was a McDonald’s and First Team Parade High School All-American
Majored in Sports Management and Communications at Michigan
Was one of 10 NBA players named participate in the NBA Nike World Tour in September 2001