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Memphis Grizzlies | #15 | Forward











6'8" | 215lb | 24 years

Player Bio


Played one year at Gonzaga University (2018-19) after playing two years at San Jose State University (2015-17)… Appeared in 37 games (36 starts) for the Bulldogs and averaged 16.9 points, 8.6 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.16 steals and 3.16 blocks in 28.1 minutes… Led the nation in field goal percentage (68.7 percent) and total blocks (117) and led Gonzaga to the Elite Eight in the 2019 NCAA Tournament during his lone season with the program … With the Bulldogs, he was named West Coast Conference Defensive Player of the Year and was one of four finalists for the Naismith Defensive Player of the Year Award… Also selected to The Wooden Award All-American Team, All-WCC First Team, WCC All-Tournament Team, AP All-American Third Team and NABC District (9) First Team… Also named WCC Newcomer of the Year and earned WCC Player of the Week honors twice… Competed in 61 games (33 starts) at San Jose State and averaged 13.0 points, 7.1 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.89 blocks in 27.6 minutes… During his time with the Spartans, he was selected to the All-Mountain West Conference First Team, MWC All-Defensive Team and NABC All-District (17) First Team as a sophomore and the MWC Sixth Man of the Year as a freshman.


Born Sept. 19, 1996 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada… A graduate of Desert Vista High School in Phoenix, Arizona, where he was one of the state’s top shot blockers… Led Desert Vista to the Division I state championship game in 2015… Named first-team All-Arizona Division I honoree by The Arizona Republic… Recorded 10 triple-doubles as a high school senior that included points, rebounds and blocks… Registered 15.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 4.0 blocks as a junior.