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Indiana Pacers | #27 | Forward-Center











6'9" | 245lb | 30 years

Player Bio


2019-20: Appeared in 65 games averaging 9.2 points, 6.6 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.29 blocks in 24.1 minutes per game…Shot 56.6 percent from the field, 33.3 percent from three and 76.3 percent from the free-throw line…Handed out a career-high six assists to go along with a career-high three steals against the LA Clippers on Nov. 20 while also pulling down a career-high seven offensive rebounds…Set a new career-high with five blocks against Cleveland on Nov. 5…Recorded career-highs in points (25) and rebounds (16) against Minnesota on Feb. 21…Recorded 20 points against Indiana on Mar. 10 2018-19: Appeared in 66 games (two starts) averaging 5.7 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.0 assist in 13.8 minutes per game...Shot 54.9 percent from the field, 38.8 percent from three and 73.7 percent from the free throw line...Made his return to the court on opening night when he recorded one rebound in four minutes against Philadelphia on Oct. 16…Netted a season-high 17 points to go along with eight rebounds against Detroit on Oct. 27…Missed six games due to a right plantar fascia tear (Oct. 30 through Nov. 9)…Tied his career-high with four assists against Cleveland on Nov. 30…Got his first start of the season against Chicago on Dec. 8 and responded with career-highs in points (22), assists (5), blocks (4) and minutes (32:16) and grabbed 10 rebounds…Pulled down a season-high 13 rebounds including a career- high 12 off the defensive glass against Dallas on Jan. 4…Tied his career-high with two steals against Brooklyn on Jan. 14…Recorded 20 points, six rebounds and two blocks off the bench against the LA Lakers on Feb. 7…Scored 16 points and blocked two shots coming off the bench against Brooklyn on Mar. 30…Recorded 10 or more points in 11 games and two games of 20 or more points…Recorded two games of 10 or more rebounds and one double-double…Led the team in rebounding four times, in steals once, in blocks 14 times and in minutes once…Missed seven games due to injury…Missed six games due to right plantar fascia tear (Oct. 30 – Nov. 9); Missed one game due to illness (Mar. 14)… PLAYOFFS: Appeared in seven games totaling 12 points and 10 rebounds over 42 minutes. 2017-18: Appeared in 63 games (three starts) averaging 5.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 0.76 blocks in 14.8 minutes per game…Shot 54.1 percent from the field, 31.0 percent from three and 75.3 percent from the free throw line… Made his NBA debut against Milwaukee on Oct. 18 and recorded six points and two rebounds in six minutes…Recorded 11 points and five rebounds in 21 minutes against New York on Oct. 24…Recorded his first career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds against Sacramento on Nov. 1…Netted a season-high 12 points against Detroit on Nov. 27…Pulled down 11 rebounds against Dallas on Dec. 6…Pulled down a season-high 15 rebounds to go along with 10 boards and two steals against Chicago on Dec. 23…Scored a new career-high of 19 points against Detroit on Feb. 23…Recorded two double-doubles…Had nine games of scoring in double-figures…Led the Celtics in scoring once, in rebounds 10 times, in steals six times and in blocks 13 times…Had surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee on Mar. 15 and missed the remainder of the season…Missed a total of 16 games due to injury during the season…Missed 15 games due to a left knee meniscal tear/left knee surgery (3/14-4/11/18)…Missed one game due to right hamstring soreness (2/28/18)…Missed three games due to a DNP-CD (10/17/17; 11/24/17; 3/3/18)… PLAYOFFS: Missed the playoffs due to injury...2016-17: Appeared in a total of 74 games for Brose Baskets Bamberg in Germany last season where he appeared in the Euroleague, German Cup and Bundesliga Basketball League…Appeared in the most games for Brose Bamberg in the BBL where he averaged 9.5 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.24 blocks in 18.9 minutes per game…Was named the 2016-17 BBL Defensive Player of the Year…Also appeared in 30 games of the Euroleague where he averaged 9.6 points and 4.6 rebounds in 19.7 minutes per game…Shot 41.0 percent from three during those 30 games…Appeared in three games of the German Cup where he averaged 14.0 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.67 blocks in 19.4 minutes per game. 2015-16: Appeared in a total of 66 games for Brose Bamberg split between the Euroleague and the BBL…Made 42 appearances in the BBL where he averaged 10.8 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.29 blocks in 19.6 minutes per game…Shot 44.0 percent from three…Appeared in 24 games of the Euroleague where he averaged 9.2 points, 4.4 rebounds and shot 38.9 percent from three…2014-15: Appeared in a total of 62 games for Brose Bamberg split between the BBL and the Eurocup…Appeared in 44 games in the BBL where he averaged 9.8 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.18 blocks in 20.3 minutes per game… Appeared in 18 games of the Eurocup where he averaged 8.7 points, 5.3 rebounds and shot 36.1 percent from three…2013-14: Appeared in a total of 51 games for Ratiopharm Ulm in the BBL and the Eurocup…In his 34 BBL appearances he averaged 9.4 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.26 blocks in 20.8 minutes per game…In his 17 Eurocup games he averaged 7.3 points, 4.7 rebounds and shot 38.1 percent from three…2012-13: Appeared in a total of 57 games for Ratiopharm Ulm split between the BBL, Eurocup and Euroleague quali- fiers…Played in 42 BBL games where he averaged 6.5 points and 4.8 rebounds in 16.9 minutes per game…Appeared in 14 Eurocup games averaging 5.4 points and 3.8 rebounds in 16.6 minutes per game…Appeared in one Euroleague qualifier and recorded two points and six rebounds in 11 minutes…2011-12: Appeared in 22 games for Basketball Lowen Braunschweig of the BBL and averaged 3.2 points and 1.8 rebounds in 8.0 minutes per game…2010-11: Appeared in one game for Basketball Lowen Braunschweig and saw the floor for four minutes.