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2011-12: Appeared in 59 games including two starts, averaging 9.3 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 19.0 minutes ... shot .618 (212-343) from the floor and .691 (125-181) from the foul line ... scored in double figures 28 times, including 20-or-more twice and grabbed 10-or-more rebounds twice ... registered two double-doubles ... led the team in points three times, rebounds twice, assists once, steals four times and blocks 20 times ... leads the team in FG percentage ... scored a career- high 26 points (10-13 FG, 6-7 FT) to go along with 5 rebounds at Phoenix on 4/25 ... finished with 25 points (11-13 FG, 3-5 FT) and added 10 rebounds and a season-high 4 assists at Houston on 1/21/12 ... finished with 17 points (7-9 FG, 3-5 FT) and 7 rebounds vs. Washington on 3/12 ... tallied 16 points (5-6 FG, 6-7 FT), 8 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 block vs. Atlanta on 1/25/12 ... finished with 14 points, 6 rebounds and 2 blocks at Utah on 4/11 ... scored 11 points and grabbed 10 rebounds at Houston on 12/29/11 ... suffered a right calf strain at L.A.C. on 2/18 and missed the next three games ... registered one DNP and was placed on the inactive list for three games after having mid-back spasms from 3/23 – 3/27 ... appeared in 13 playoff games, averaging 5.8 points and 2.8 rebounds in 12.9 minutes ... shot .638 (30-47) from the floor ... scored in double figures four times ... recorded 11 points (5-7 FG, 1-2 FT) and 7 rebounds in Game 4 at L.A. Clippers on 5/20/12 ... tallied 10 points (5-8 FG) and 8 rebounds in Game 3 at Utah on 5/5 ... finished with 10 points and 3 steals in Game 4 at Utah on 5/7.

CAREER NOTES: Is in third NBA season, all with the Spurs ... has appeared in 119 games, averaging 6.9 points and 4.3 rebounds in 15.6 minutes ... a career .586 (313-534) shooter form the floor ... ... has appeared in 16 playoff games, averaging 6.0 points and 3.1 rebounds in 13.6 minutes ... has played professionally since the age of 15 ... signed by Caja Laboral in April of 2000 ... led Caja Laboral to four Spanish League regular season titles (2004, 2005, 2007 and 2009) and two Spanish League championships (2008 and 2010) ... helped lead Caja Laboral to at least the quarterfinals of the Euroleague Championship six straight seasons (including four straight semifinal appearances from 2004–08) ... earned All-Euroleague First Team honors in 2007–08 and was named to the All- Euroleague Second Team in 2008–09 and 2009–10) ... has played for the Brazilian National Team since 2002 ... helped Brazil capture gold medals at the 2003 South American Championship, the 2003 Pan American Games, the 2005 Americas Championship and the 2009 Americas Championship ... guided Brazil to second place finish in the 2011 Americas Championship and a berth into the 2012 Olympics ... helped guide Brazil to the quarterfinals in the 2012 Olympics in London, averaging 10.8 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 22.8 minutes in six games ... played for Brazil in the 2002, 2006 and 2010 World Championships. ... averaged 12.8 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 25.0 minutes in six games at the 2010 World Championships.

2010-11: Appeared in 60 games, including six starts, averaging 4.6 points and 3.3 rebounds in 12.3 minutes ... shot .529 (101-191) from the field and .543 (76-140) from the free throw line ... scored in double figures 10 times ... led the team in scoring one time, rebounds six times, steals six times and blocks six times ... scored a season-high 18 points (7-10 FG, 4-6 FT), grabbed 5 rebounds and blocked 2 shots in 26 minutes vs. Cleveland on 11/20 … posted his only double-double of the season with 10 points and a season-high 14 rebounds in 27 minutes vs. Golden State on 3/21 … finished with 16 points (7-8 FG) and 9 rebounds in 28 minutes at Sacramento on 2/4 … registered 14 points (6-11 FG, 2-5 FT) and 9 rebounds in 28 minutes vs. Portland on 3/28 … posted 13 points (5-7 FG, 3-6 FT) and grabbed 8 boards in 19 minutes vs. Utah on 4/9 ... recorded 12 points (6-7 FG) and 9 rebounds in 21 minutes vs. Denver on 12/22 ... missed seven games (2/11-2/27) due to a strained left hamstring ... diagnosed with a strained right plantaris muscle on 9/30 ... was inactive for two games (10/27-10/30) ... registered 13 DNP-CDs … appeared in three games vs. Memphis in the first round of the playoffs … averaged 6.7 points and 4.7 rebounds in 16.7 minutes … posted 10 points and 9 rebounds in 22 minutes in Game 4 at Memphis on 4/25.

2009–10: Spent his seventh season playing for Caja Laboral Vitoria in the ACB League … named the Spanish League regular season MVP and the Spanish League Finals MVP … averaged 15.4 points and 7.1 rebounds in 28.9 minutes in 38 games … shot .595 (219-368) from the field and .759 (145-191) from the line … in Euroleague action, averaged 13.0 points and 5.4 rebounds in 26.1 minutes in 16 games … shot .539 (76-141) from the field and .636 (56-88) from the line … earned All-Euroleague Second Team honors.

2008–09: In 35 games averaged 14.7 points, 6.6 rebounds 2.1 assists and 1.3 steals in 28.0 minutes while helping lead Tau Ceramica to the Spanish League regular season title … shot .624 (189-303) from the floor … appeared in 17 games in Euroleague competition, averaging 14.0 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.6 blocks … shot .659 from the floor … earned All-Euroleague Second Team honors and helped guide Tau to the 2009 playoffs.

2007–08: Helped lead Tau to the Spanish League Championship averaging 13.5 points and 5.2 rebounds in 25.5 minutes in 33 games … shot .654 (168-257) from the field and .637 (109-171) from the foul line … in eight playoff games averaged 15.0 points and 5.5 rebounds … in Euroleague action played in 25 games, averaging 14.0 points and 5.0 rebounds while shooting .627 (131-209) from the field … named to the 2008 All-Euroleague First Team.

2006–07: Averaged 11.3 points and 5.4 rebounds in 24.0 minutes in 28 games in Spanish League action … in eight playoff games averaged 9.9 points and 4.9 rebounds … in Euroleague play averaged 10.7 points and 6.0 rebounds in 20 games.

2005–06: Appeared in 39 games for Tau Ceramica, averaging 10.2 points and 5.0 rebounds in Spanish League play … saw action in 24 Euroleague games, averaging 9.5 points and 4.6 rebounds.

2004–05: Saw action in 29 Spanish League games, averaging 8.7 points and 4.5 rebounds … appeared in 13 playoff games, averaging 8.1 points and 5.2 rebounds … in Euroleague play, averaged 7.0 points and 4.5 rebounds in 19 games.

2003–04: Saw action in 10 games in his first season for Tau Ceramica, averaging 1.7 points and 1.6 rebounds … appeared in 16 Euroleague games, averaging 4.0 points and 2.4 rebounds.

2002–03: Averaged 13.3 points and 7.1 rebounds in 28 games while on loan to Basket Bilbao Berri.
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Height: 6'11''/ 2.11m
Weight: 245 lbs./ 111.1 kg
Born: January 01, 1985
From: Blumenau, Brazil
Draft: 1st Round (28th pick) 2007 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2007
Years Pro: 4
Previous Teams:
  San Antonio Spurs 2007 - 2013
Prior to NBA/Country: Saski Baskonia/Brazil

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