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Memphis Grizzlies | #4 | Center











6'11" | 265lb | 29 years

Player Bio


Eight-year NBA veteran has appeared in 588 regular season games (524 starts) for the Oklahoma City Thunder and New Orleans Pelicans… Has averaged 9.6 points, 7.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 26.9 minutes while shooting 59.1 percent from the field and 54.8 percent from the free throw line… Has officially missed 48 games due to injury… DNP (Coach’s Decision) once… Has scored in double figures 276 times, including 39 games with at least 20 points… His longest streak of consecutive games scoring in double figures is 15 (Jan. 6-Feb. 7, 2019), and his longest career streak of consecutive games with at least 20 points is four (Dec. 7-14, 2018)… Has grabbed double-digit rebounds 188 times, including four games with at least 20 rebounds… His longest streak of consecutive games with double-digit rebounds is six, accomplished twice (last from March 23-April 3, 2018)… Has recorded double-digit assists once… Has posted 125 double-doubles, including one triple-double… Has one career game with at least 20 points and 20 rebounds… His longest streak of consecutive games with a double-double is four, accomplished four times (last from Feb. 11-23, 2020)… Ranks 10th among active players in offensive rebounds and has ranked in the top 10 in the category in each of the last five seasons, including second-place finishes in 2017-18 and 2018-19… Ranks sixth in NBA history in career field goal percentage and fifth among active players.


Played one season at the University of Pittsburgh (2012-13)… Started all 32 games for the Panthers and averaged 7.2 points, 6.3 rebounds and 2.03 blocks in 23.4 minutes while shooting 57.1 percent from the field… Named to the Big East All-Rookie Team… Ranks first all-time among Pitt freshmen in field goal percentage, second in blocked shots (63) and sixth in rebounds (192)… Led the team in rebounds and blocks per game… Scored in double figures six times… Posted 13 points and 11 rebounds in an NCAA Tournament game on March 21 vs. Wichita State.


Born July 20, 1993 in Rotorua, New Zealand… First lottery pick and first round pick to come out of New Zealand in NBA Draft history… One of 18 siblings, six of whom played basketball for New Zealand… All of his brothers stand between 6-10 to 6-11 and his sisters between 6-5 and 6-6… Half-sister Dame Valerie is a 2008 and 2016 Olympic champion and four-time world champion in the shot put… Favorite movie is “Nacho Libre” and favorite song is “Bohemian Rhapsody”… Plays guitar.