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Portland Trail Blazers | #54 | Forward











6'8" | 235lb | 32 years

Player Bio


An early entry candidate for the 2010 NBA Draft, finished his three-year career at Kentucky with averages of 16.1 points (58.5 percent, 617-1054 FG), 8.2 rebounds and 1.57 block in starting all 97 career games. Was one of five Wildcats picked in the opening round of the 2010 NBA Draft, which was the first time five players from one school were chosen in the first round of the draft. Became the 10th fastest player to reach the 1,000-point club at UK (58 games). Was a two-time All-SEC First Team pick as a junior and sophomore, as well as a second-team selection as a freshman. Earned first-team All-SEC, AP Honorable Mention All America, USBWA All-District IV Team and NABC All-District 21 Second-Team honors as a junior. Was the only SEC player to rank in the league’s top-five in scoring (17.9 points) and rebounding (9.3 rebounds) as a sophomore. Named first-team All-SEC and NABC Second-Team AllDistrict in 2008-09. Led the SEC with 15 double-doubles in 2008-09, as well as becoming the first Wildcats player since Reggie Hanson in 1989 to record four straight double-doubles (3/7-17). Garnered SEC Co-Freshman of the Year accolades by the league coaches. Was also named second-team All-SEC and NABC second-team All-District in 2007-08, adding SEC Freshman of the Week honors three times. His six double-doubles were the most for a UK freshman since Jamal Mashburn’s six in 1990-91. Missed the final five games of 2007-08 with a stress fracture in his left ankle.