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Cleveland Cavaliers | #32 | Forward-Center











6'9" | 228lb | 25 years

Player Bio


HOW ACQUIRED: Signed to a Two-Way contract by the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 9, 2019.


COLLEGE CAREER: Played in 126 games (123 starts) over four seasons at Kansas State, averaging 12.0 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 29.3 minutes per contest…also shot .498 from the field and .384 from three-point range…only player in school history with at least 1,000 points, 100 three-point field goals, 500 rebounds, 200 assists and 100 steals…started all 25 games as a senior in 201819, averaging 12.9 points on .492 shooting, including .418 (23-55) from beyond the arc, a team-high 6.1 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 30.4 minutes per game…selected to the All-Big 12 First Team by the league coaches and The Associated Press…scored a season-high 24 points on a perfect 9-9 shooting from the field against Oklahoma State (Feb. 2); became the seventh Wildcat to go 9-of-9 or better from the field, including the fourth to do it in a conference game and the first since 1980…during his junior season in 2017-18, appeared in 33 games (32 starts) with averages of 16.2 points, 6.2 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.55 steals in 32.8 minutes per contest…also shot .550 from the field and .440 from long distance…selected to the All-Big 12 First Team by the league coaches and the Second Team by The Associated Press…scored a career-best 34 points in a win at Iowa State (12/29/17), which came on 13-of-16 field goals, including 6-of-8 from 3-point range…started all 35 contests as a sophomore in 2016-17, averaging 9.3 points and 4.5 rebounds in 28.0 minutes per game…in his freshman campaign in 2015-16, played in 33 games (31 starts), averaging 9.9 points and 5.1 rebounds in 26.4 minutes per contest…the 33 games played tied nine others for the fourth-most games played by a true freshman in school history, while his 31 starts also ranked fourth all-time by a rookie.