Notes: 2012: Selected by Philadelphia in the 2nd round (45th overall) of the NBA Draft; Traded to Miami, June 29th...2015: Traded to New Orleans in a three-team deal, Feb. 19th.
2012 Second Team All-SEC selection by the coaches after averaging 12.9 points, 7.2 rebounds, and 1.4 blocks per game...Exploded for five games of 20 points or more during his junior season...Saw limited action in two seasons at Iowa State before transferring to LSU...Showed off an inside-outside game while leading the Tigers to the Postseason NIT and an 18-15 record which ended their two year streak of 20-loss seasons...Elected to pursue a professional career after graduating in the summer...Great passer for a big man with a soft shooting touch...Very good size and mobility for an NBA center...Needs to
improve strength and consistency...Struggled against teams with strong interior defenders...Very accurate free-throw shooter for a post player...Great work ethic and team player.
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