Notes: 2012: Selected by New Orleans in 1st round (1st overall) of the NBA Draft; Gold Medallist with United States at Summer Olympics in London...2013: NBA All-Rookie First Team...2014: NBA All-Star...2015: NBA All-Star.
Named the 2012 National College Player of the Year after leading the Wildcats to the national title with 14.2 points, 10.4 rebounds, and a school record 186 blocks...Filled up his trophy case during his lone collegiate season with All-American honors, the USBWA National Freshman of the Year Award, a sweep of the Southeastern Conference awards, and finally the NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player award...Incredible combination of size, length, athleticism, and awareness made him one of the best shot blockers in the history of the NCAA...Has fluid athleticism and the agility of a guard despite
being 6-10...Has a decent jump shots and elevates to finish with explosiveness around the basket...Skilled ball handler and passer for a post player...His thin frame and lack of strength limits his ability to isolate opponents in the post...Awareness to move the ball up the floor was very evident during his freshman season as he constantly found a teammate after a defensive rebound to trigger a fast break...Lack of discipline on the defensive end can get him into foul trouble...Showed he has superstar potential and quickly became one of the most highly coveted prospects by NBA scouts despite his slender build.
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