2020-21 SEASON: Missed the entire season due to a torn anterior cruciate ligament of his left knee on Aug. 2, 2020 vs. Sacramento…Underwent successful surgery on Aug. 7.
PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Appeared in 136 career NBA regular season games (106 starts), all with Orlando, averaging 9.3 ppg., 5.4 rpg., 1.1 apg., 1.51 blkpg. and 1.07 stlpg. in 25.8 minpg….Also played and started in five career playoff outings, averaging 6.6 ppg., 6.2 rpg. and 1.00 blkpg. in 27.3 minpg….2019-20: Appeared in 34 games (32 starts) with Orlando, averaging 11.9 ppg., 6.8 rpg., 1.4 apg., 2.29 blkpg. and 1.56 stlpg. in 28.8 minpg.…As a starter, averaged 12.0 ppg., 6.9 rpg., 1.4 apg., 2.44 blkpg. and 1.56 stlpg. in 29.7 minpg… Led (or tied) the team in scoring three times, in rebounding seven times and in assists once…Scored in double figures 23 times and 20+ points four times, including a career-high 25 points on Nov. 23 @ Indiana…Had five double-doubles…Had 10+ rebounds six times, including a career-high-tying 13 rebounds on Nov. 20 @ Toronto…Dished out a career-high five assists on Nov. 6 @ Dallas and Dec. 23 vs. Chicago…Had at least one blocked shot 30 times and two-or-more blocks 23 times, including a career-high six blocked shots on Nov. 6 @ Dallas…Had at least one steal 24 times and two-or-more steals 13 times, including a career-high seven steals on Dec. 28 @ Milwaukee…Scored his 1,000th career NBA point on Nov. 20 @ Toronto…Passed Darko Milicic (200) for tenth on the Magic’s all-time blocked shots list on Dec. 27 vs. Philadelphia and passed Tony Battie (205) for ninth on Dec. 30 vs. Atlanta…Missed 39 games due to injury: missed two games (Nov. 15-17) due to a sprained right ankle, 31 games (Jan. 3-Mar. 10) due to a posterior lateral corner injury/medial bone contusion of his left knee (suffered injury Jan. 1 @ Washington) and six games (Aug. 4-13) due to a torn left anterior cruciate ligament…Suffered a torn ACL of his left knee on Aug. 2 vs. Sacramento…Underwent successful surgery on Aug. 7…Missed the 2020 NBA Playoffs due to a torn left ACL…2018-19: Played in 75 games (64 starts) with Orlando, averaging 9.6 ppg., 5.5 rpg., 1.1 apg. and 1.31 blkpg. in 26.6 minpg.…Shot .815 (110-135) from the free throw line…As a starter, averaged 9.7 ppg., 5.6 rpg., 1.1 apg. and 1.27 blkpg. in 27.2 minpg…Ranked 19th in the NBA in blocked shots…Led (or tied) the team in scoring once and in rebounding six times…Scored in double figures 37 times and had 20+ points once…Had 10+ rebounds four times, including a career-high 13 rebounds on Jan. 31 vs. Indiana…Had three double-doubles…Recorded first career double-double on Oct. 22 @ Boston with 18 points and 12 rebounds…Had at least one blocked shot 52 times and two-or-more 26 times…Had at least one steal 42 times and two-or-more steals 13 times…Logged a career-high 35 minutes played (35:09) on Jan. 23 @ Brooklyn…Missed seven games due to injury: missed six games (Nov. 4-12) due to a sprained right ankle and one game (Apr. 10) due to a concussion...Also played and started in five playoff contests, averaging 6.6 ppg., 6.2 rpg. and 1.00 blkpg. in 27.3 minpg.…2017-18: Played in 27 games (ten starts) during his rookie campaign with Orlando, averaging 5.4 ppg., 3.7 rpg., 1.22 stlpg. and 1.11 blkpg. in 19.8 minpg.…As a starter, averaged 7.5 ppg., 3.8 rpg., 2.00 stlpg. and 1.00 blkpg. in 23.1 minpg…Scored in double figures three times…Made his NBA debut on Oct. 18 vs. Miami, tallying four points, eight rebounds and two blocked shots in 17 minutes…Recorded his first NBA points and rebound on a putback with 2:55 left in the first quarter…Made his first NBA start on Oct. 20 @ Brooklyn, tallying nine points, three assists, one rebound, two steals and one blocked shot in 23 minutes…Missed 51 total games due to injury: missed one game (Oct. 29) due to an illness, 17 games (Nov. 13-Dec. 15) due to a sprained right ankle, 24 games (Dec. 22-23, Dec. 28-Feb. 14) due to a sore right ankle, three games (Mar. 22-28) due to a left foot strain and six games (Apr. 3-11) due to a sprained left ankle…On the Inactive List four times…Also played in two games with Lakeland of the NBA G League, averaging 7.0 ppg., 3.0 rpg. and 2.00 stlpg. in 16.1 minpg.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Orlando in the first round (sixth overall) of the 2017 NBA Draft…Played with Lakeland of the NBA G League (2017-18).