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Washington Wizards | #15 | Forward-Center

Montrezl

Harrell

PPG

13.5

RPG

6.2

APG

1.1

PIE

15.2

6'7" | 240lb | 27 years

Player Bio

BEFORE NBA

Was an early entry candidate for the 2015 NBA Draft following his junior season at Louisville. As a junior, averaged 15.7 points and 9.2 rebounds while earning All-ACC Second Team honors. Was the recipient of the inaugural Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award presented by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Finished second in the conference in rebounding as a junior and recorded 13 double-doubles... Scored 20+ points nine times his final season, including 30+ once. Finished his career as the Cardinals all-time leader in dunks... Shot .586 from the floor for his career... Shot .609 from the floor as a sophomore, which led the AAC and ranked sixth nationally. Earned All-AAC First Team honors as a sophomore in addition to being named the conference’s Most Improved Player after increasing his averages to 14.0 ppg and 8.4 rpg up from 5.7 ppg and 3.6 rpg as a freshman. As a freshman, 43 of his 97 field goals made came from dunks. Louisville won the NCAA National Championship his freshman season.

PERSONAL LIFE

Son of Samuel and Selena Harrell. Has two younger brothers, Cadarius and Quatauis. Lists his grandmother as his biggest influence growing up, having introduced him to basketball. Majored in sports medicine at Louisville. Enjoys fishing and spending time with friends and family. Favorite TV shows are SportsCenter, Martin and Power. Favorite movies are The Fast and Furious series. Played baseball, football and participated in track & field growing up. Favorite food is Shrimp Alfredo. Favorite player growing up was Michael Jordan. Lists winning the NCAA Championship as the most memorable moment of his career thus far. Helped Hargrave Military Academy to a 38-1 mark and a spot in the national prep championship game... Had 18 dunks in a single game with Hargrave and shattered a backboard in practice his senior year. Named MVP of the 2012 Jordan Brand Classic... Helped Team USA to a gold medal in the FIBA U18 World Championship in 2012.