Has seen action in 51 games (two starts) in his two-year NBA career and has averaged 3.3 points, 1.9 rebounds and 9.9 minutes while shooting 46.9 percent from the floor and 85.4 percent from the foul line…has missed a total of 53 games due to injury or illness, 50 games as a DNP-CD and two games as a healthy scratch on the inactive list…in his two starts he has averaged 7.5 points, 2.5 rebounds, 0.5 assists and 22.5 minutes…has scored in double figures once…has drawn seven charges….has three dunks…has seen action in two postseason games (no starts) and recorded one rebound in seven minutes of action.
Came off the bench in each of the eight games in which he appeared for the HEAT and averaged 2.9 points (.391 FG%, .714 FT%), 1.4 rebounds, 0.5 assists and 11.6 minutes…missed 52 games due to a salmonella infection from Nov. 30-Mar. 18…was a DNP-CD on 13 occasions and also missed one game as a healthy scratch on the inactive list…had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee after the season concluded on July 3…scored in double figures once, recording a career-high 10 points at Orlando in the regular season finale on Apr. 18…recorded career highs in both field goals made (4) and attempted (7) at Orlando on Apr. 18…topped Miami’s reserves in assists and steals once each…drew one charge…Season Highs: 10 points (at Orlando, Apr. 18), three rebounds (twice), two assists (at Charlotte, Apr. 10), one steal (twice) and 25:51 minutes (at Orlando, Apr. 18).
Saw action in 43 games (two starts) and averaged 3.4 points (.483 FG%, .882 FT%), 2.0 rebounds, 0.2 assists and 9.6 minutes…missed one game due to injury (Nov. 28 vs. New York due to lower back spasms), was a DNP-CD on 37 occasions and was a healthy scratch on the inactive list once…led the team in steals and blocks once each…topped the Miami reserves in scoring four times, in rebounds on eight occasions, in steals seven times and in assists twice…in his two starts he averaged 7.5 points, 2.5 rebounds, 0.5 assists and 22.5 minutes…took six charges…had three dunks…made his NBA debut at Memphis on Nov. 2 and was scoreless in 1:37 minutes…made his first NBA start at New Jersey on Feb. 4 and tallied six points, two rebounds and one assist in 16:54 minutes…Season Highs: nine points (five times), six rebounds (five times), two assists (at Toronto, Mar. 29), two steals (twice), one block (at Atlanta, Apr. 18) and 27:49 minutes (at Atlanta, Apr. 18).
2007: Was on the inactive list as a healthy scratch for each of Miami’s four postseason contests…2006: Appeared in two games for the HEAT and was scoreless, but grabbed one rebound in seven minutes of play…missed two games due to illness, was a DNP-CD on 11 occasions and a healthy scratch on the inactive list eight times…sat out the first two games on the NBA Finals at Dallas (June 8-11) with the flu…made his postseason debut in Game 3 of the Opening Round series at Chicago on Apr. 27 and was scoreless in three minutes…also saw action in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against New Jersey on May 10 and grabbed an offensive rebound in five minutes.
Played four years at the University of Kansas and averaged 15.0 points (.558 FG%, .784 FT%), 8.3 rebounds, 0.9 assists, 0.74 steals, 0.74 blocks and 26.6 minutes in 106 games (69 starts)…finished his career as the 12th leading all-time scorer at Kansas with 1,593 points…also ranked tied for fourth on KU’s all-time double-doubles list with 38, tied for fourth with 39 double-figure rebound games and seventh on the all-time rebound list with 884…shot at least 53 percent from the floor in each of his four seasons…scored in double figures 80 times in his career with 32 games of at least 20 points and four games with 30-or-more points…helped lead Kansas to a 110-28 (.797) record during his career with three Big 12 championships and four NCAA Tournament berths (two-Final Four appearances, including one national runner-up finish, and one-Elite 8 finish)…averaged 15.4 points and 8.2 rebounds while shooting 54.7 percent from the floor in 51 career Big 12 Conference games…ended his Big 12 career ranked 14th in scoring, 10th in rebounds and fifth in double-doubles…in 12 career Big 12 Tournament games he averaged 16.4 points, 8.6 rebounds, 1.1 assists, 1.14 blocks and 26.7 minutes while shooting 59.7 percent from the floor and 78.4 from the foul line…in 10 career NCAA Tournament games he averaged 12.8 points, 7.9 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 24.1 minutes while shooting 51.9 percent from the floor and 81.5 percent from the charity stripe…earned First Team All-Big 12 honors and was a Naismith Award and John R. Wooden Award finalist in both his junior and senior years…captured the Dr. Forrest C. “Phog” Allen Most Valuable Player Award, the James Naismith Captains Award and the Bill Bridges Rebounding Award at the KU banquet in each of his last two seasons…was unanimously voted the 2004-05 Big 12 Conference Player of the Year as a senior and earned consensus All-America honors after averaging 20.3 points, 11.0 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 34.3 minutes in 26 games while shooting 55.2 percent from the floor and a career-high 81.6 percent from the foul line…was named to the Big 12 All-Tournament Team and was a three-time Big 12 Player of the Week recipient as a senior…led the Big 12 in scoring and rebounding during the 2004-05 season and was the only player in the conference to average a double-double…scored a career-high 32 points against Oklahoma State on Feb. 27, 2005…celebrated Senior Night against Kansas State on Mar. 2, 2005 with 25 points and a career-high 20 rebounds, the 20/20 game was just the seventh in Big 12 Conference history…averaged 29 points, 10.5 rebounds and shot 65.6 percent from the floor in the KU’s two Big 12 Conference Tournament games in 2005…made a school-record 34 straight free throws during the 2004-05 campaign…missed four games after undergoing surgery to repair a ligament in his left thumb in December of 2004…earned Associated Press Third Team All-America honors as a junior in 2003-04 after averaging 17.8 points (.532 FG%, .811 FT%), 9.3 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 32.7 minutes in 32 games (31 starts)…led KU in scoring average, rebound average, free throw percentage, field goals made (200), free throws made (167), free throw attempts (206), offensive rebounds (98) and defensive rebounds (199)…his 569 points in 2003-04 ranked 23rd on KU’s all-time single-season list…recorded a season-high 31 points on 12-14 shooting against Missouri in the first round of the Big 12 Tournament…totaled 30 points in KU’s NCAA Tournament game against UAB on Mar. 26 while connecting on 18-20 from the foul line…the 18 free throws he made against UAB were a career high and tied Wilt Chamberlain for the second most free throws made in a game by a Jayhawk in school history…appeared in 16 games (12 starts) as a sophomore in 2002-03 and averaged 14.8 points (team-high 64.6 FG%, .676 FT%), 8.2 rebounds, 0.94 steals, 0.6 assists and 24.4 minutes…missed 22 games as a sophomore due to a dislocated right shoulder…was named to the Preseason NIT All-Tournament Team…as a freshman in 2001-02 he was named to the Big 12 All-Reserve Team after averaging 8.1 points (.553 FG%, .738 FT%), 5.3 rebounds and 15.3 minutes in 32 games…missed the first five games of his career due to left knee surgery…had 10 points and a season-high 11 rebounds against nationally-ranked Wake Forest in his collegiate debut on Dec. 4.