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Selected by Houston in the first round (18th overall) of the 2012 NBA Draft…Signed as a free agent by New Orleans 7/22/16.
In 50 games (11 starts), averaged 8.7 points, 4.2 rebounds and 0.8 blocks in 20.9 minutes per game while shooting 45.2% from the floor, 31.6% from 3-point range and 66.4% from the foul line…Scored in double-figures in 21 contests, including 20+ points three times…Recorded 2+ blocks nine times, including 3+ four times…Had 23 points, four blocks and three 3FGM in just 21 minutes of play at Denver on 11/13…According to the Elias Sports Bureau, he is the first player in NBA history to record at least 20 points, four blocks and three 3FGM in fewer than 25 minutes of play.
In 178 games with 106 starts, averaging 10.4 points, 5.8 rebounds, 1.0 assist and 1.2 blocks in 24.1 minutes per game while shooting 51.2% from the floor, 31.4% from 3-point range and 62.8% from the line…Has 27 career double-doubles…
In 33 games with 24 starts for Houston, averaged 11.7 points, 6.7 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 1.8 blocks in 27.0 minutes per game while shooting 52.8% from the floor, 35.1% from 3-point range and 60.0% from the line…Missed 40 games with left leg nerve inflammation, three with flu-like symptoms and six with pneumothorax…Scored in double-figures 20 times, including 20+ three times...Had a season-high 26 points vs. Brooklyn on 2/27…Recorded eight double-doubles and grabbed a season-high 15 rebounds vs. Minnesota on 2/23/15…Had 3+ blocks 10 times, including a career-high 7 vs. Sacramento on 4/1/15…Would have ranked 10th in the league in blocks had he qualified… Played the first four games of the season before missing the next 41 from 11/4/14-1/25/15…Over a 15-game stretch from 2/20-3/19/15, averaged 14.5 points and 9.0 rebounds before missing the next six games with pneumothorax…
In 76 games with 71 starts for Houston, averaged 12.1 points 6.9 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 1.3 blocks in 27.3 minutes per game while shooting 54.2% from the floor, 30.7% from 3-point range and 60.0% from the line…Selected to the Rising Stars Challenge held during All-Star Weekend…Scored in double-figures 49 times, including 20+ 11 times and 30+ three times…Became the second youngest player in Rockets history to post his first 30-point game at 22 years and nine days (30 by Hakeem Olajuwon on 12/4/84 at 21 years and 318 days)...Recorded 18 double-doubles, including four games with 20+ points and 10+ rebounds…Recorded 3+ blocks 17 times…
In 19 games for Houston, averaged 5.5 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.00 blocks in 14.5 minutes per game while shooting 45.7% from the floor, 26.3% from 3-point range and 76.5% from the line…Recorded 24 DNP-CD’s and was on the inactive list for another 39 games…Recorded his first career double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds (8 offensive) at Sacramento on 4/3/13…Was assigned to the Rockets NBA Development League affiliate, Rio Grande Valley, four times (11/30-12/3/12, 12/14-12/16/12, 12/26/14-1/14/13, 1/16-1/22/13)…In 24 games with 15 starts for the Vipers, averaged 19.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.3 blocks in 30.9 minutes per game while shooting 47.9% from the floor, 29.7% from 3-point range and 69.4% from the line…Would have ranked seventh in the D-League in both scoring and rebounding had he qualified.
COLLEGE (University of Kentucky, 2010-12):
An early entry candidate for the 2012 NBA Draft, averaged 14.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 1.8 blocks in 76 games (69 starts) over his two seasons at Kentucky…Was one of just six players in UK history to record 1,000 points, 500 rebounds and 140 blocks in a career…
Helped the Wildcats win the 2012 National Championship, while earning Second-Team All-SEC honors…Started 34 of 38 games played...Averaged 12.3 points and 7.2 rebounds per game…
Was selected SEC Freshman of the Year, First-Team All-SEC and was a member of the SEC All-Freshman Team…Averaged 15.7 points and 8.8 rebounds in 38 appearances (35 starts) as a freshman, leading the SEC in rebounding average and double-doubles (11), as well as ranking sixth in scoring and blocks per game (1.9 bpg)…Scored 25 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in his collegiate debut against ETSU, both team-highs, earning SEC Freshman of the Week…First UK freshman to begin career with a double-double since Jules Camara in 1998-99...Joined Sam Bowie as only freshman in UK history with 20-10 game in debut ... Along with Lamb, became first freshman duo in UK history to score 20 pts. in a debut.
Cousin of former Arizona All-American and NBA Rookie of the Year Damon Stoudamire…Was a McDonald’s All-American out of Jefferson High School (Portland, OR)…Played high school basketball with Terrence Ross (Toronto Raptors)…Averaged 30.0 points, 14.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists as a senior, leading Jefferson High to its third consecutive State Championship, which is a feat no other 5A or 6A Oregon school had ever accomplished…One of only three players to twice be named The Oregonian Class 5A Player of the Year (others: UCLA’s Kevin Love and Oregon’s Fred Jones)…Also played quarterback and wide receiver in football…Enjoys playing ping pong and video games…Favorite athlete while growing up was Magic Johnson.
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