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2013-14 SEASON: Appeared in 72 games (45 starts) with the Washington Wizards, averaged 6.8 points, 5.3 rebounds, 0.9 assists, 0.6 steals and 0.6 blocks in 21.6 minutes... Scored 16 points and blocked a season-high five shots vs. CHA (4/9)...Missed the game vs. POR (2/3) due to personal reasons...Missed the game vs. PHI (1/20) due to a sprained left ankle suffered vs. DET (1/18)...Posted his first double-double of the season with 12 points and 12 rebounds vs. DEN (12/9)...Averaged 5.3 points and 5.0 rebounds on .491 shooting from the field in 48 games (14 starts) during the 2012-13 season. PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2012-13: Averaged 5.3 points and 5.0 rebounds on .491 shooting from the field in 48 games (14 starts)…Averaged 8.1 points and 6.0 rebounds as a starter…Recorded three double-doubles…Recorded 10 games of 10+ points…Had four games of 10+ rebounds…Scored a season-high 16 points and grabbed a season-high tying 13 rebounds vs. BKN (4/15)…Scored 13 points and grabbed 12 rebounds vs. MIL (3/13)…Missed 26 games due to injury; 24 games due to a strained right knee (11/19); one game to a sprained left ankle (1/14). 2011-12: Averaged 8.4 points and 6.5 rebounds in 50 games (32 starts)…Shot .531 from the field…Averaged 9.7 points, 7.8 rebounds in 32 starts…Averaged 10.6 points and 8.3 rebounds in his last 29 games of the season…Recorded four double-doubles and had 10 games with 10+ rebounds…Scored a season-high 20 points twice at MIL (2/28) and at DAL (3/13)…Scored 18 points and grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds (eight offensive) vs. LAL (3/7)…Had three straight games of 11+ rebounds from 3/24-3/29…Missed 16 games due to injury; one for right knee tendinitis (3/26), and the final 15 games of the season for plantar fasciitis in his left foot (3/30-4/26). 2010-11: Appeared in 65 games as a rookie (14 starts), and averaged 5.3 points and 3.9 rebounds in 16.4 minutes per game…Averaged 10.2 points and 7.6 rebounds while shooting .559 percent from the floor as a starter…Scored 20+ points three times, including a season-high 26 points at TOR (3/18)…Recorded five double-doubles…Grabbed 10+ rebounds in six contests, including two games with 13 rebounds…Also owned a .549 fg%...Blocked a season-high six shots vs. ORL (2/4)…Started his first career NBA game at SAC (12/8)…Suffered a fractured sesamoid bone in his right foot (3/25 at DEN), and missed the final 11 games of the season. CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Draft rights traded by Minnesota to Washington along with the draft rights to Hamady Ndiaye in exchange for the rights to Lazar Hayward and Nemanja Bjelica (6/24/10)... Signed as a free-agent with the Utah Jazz (7/21/14). COLLEGE: Finished his career at Clemson fifth all time with 1,725 career points and third with 1,060 rebounds…Led the Tigers to three consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances and a school record 93 victories during his tenure…Only player in ACC history with 1,500 points, 1,000 rebounds, 200 blocks, 200 assists and 100 steals…Named First Team All-ACC and was named to the All-ACC Defensive Team following his senior season…Averaged 15.2 points and 8.4 rebounds as a senior…Was named to the All-ACC Defensive Team and All-ACC Second Team following his junior season…Averaged career in points (15.3) and rebounds (9.7) and Led ACC in field goal percentage (.571), rebounding (9.7), and finished second in blocks (2.0) as a junior. PERSONAL: Majored in PRTM at Clemson (commercial recreation, sport and camp management)…Is a fixture at Wizards Basketball Camps and community events, including “Salute To The Stars” and the annual “Family-to-Family Holiday Delivery”…Named Gatorade High School Player of the Year in the state of South Carolina after averaging 21.9 points, 16.4 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game as a high school senior during the 2005-06 season…Is the cousin of Rockets forward Jordan Hill…Won a bronze medal with Team USA at the World University Games in the summer of 2009…Brother, Devin, is a senior forward at Clemson.