Notes: 2012: Selected by Detroit in 1st round (9th overall) of the NBA Draft...2013: NBA All-Rookie Second Team.
Named to the All-Big East Conference All-Rookie team after appearing in all 34 games and averaging 10.5 points, 7.6 rebounds, and 2.7 blocks per game...Recorded a Calhoun-era freshman record 10 double-doubles...Preseason All-Big East Honorable Mention... Named to the Naismith preseason watch list and the Wayman Tisdale Award Watch List presented to the nation`s top freshman...Considered top prospect of high school class by major recruiting networks...Member of the gold medal winning United States team in the 2010
Fiba Under-17 World Championship...Made an immediate impact in a top level college program that reached the NCAA Tournament...Has the physical attributes of an NBA center...Runs the floor very well for his size...Excellent shot-blocker and rebounds on both ends, but needs to refine offensive skills to excel at the next level against bigger defenders...Finishes at the basket with intensity.
International trade figures due from Commerce Department
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Among a host of economic reports due out later this morning is the Commerce Department's release of international trade data for April. The Institute for Supply Management will put out its service sector index for May a little later and in early afternoon the Federal Reserve releases its Beige Book, a summary of economic conditions in the various states. In Frankfurt, Germany, the European Central Bank's governing council is set to meet to set monetary policy for the 19-nation Eurozone.
WEST PALM BEACH, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 03/21/14 -- Companies that pride themselves on being eco-friendly may have conflicted ideas between marketing with ad specialties and maintaining their green reputation. ...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Associated Press has learned the FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the country carrying video or, at times, cellphone surveillance technology.
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