Notes: 2007: Selected by Miami in 1st round (20th overall) of the NBA Draft; Traded to Philadelphia, June 28th...2010: Traded to New Orleans in a four-player deal, Sept. 23rd...2011: Re-signed with New Orleans to a three-year deal worth $7.5 million, Dec. 16th.
2006 and 2007 All-Mountain West Conference First Team selection...Surprising mobility for a seven-footer...Rebounding ability has improved throughout his collegiate career...Outstanding post footwork and just a smooth operator...Mediocre ball-handling skills...Does a nice job at keeping the ball off the court...Average mid-range jumper...Back to the basket play has improved each year...However, that area of his game needs to get better if he hopes to make an impact at the next level...Does not always get ideal position
against physical defenders, meaning he has trouble blocking out...Will struggle against faster, more athletic players.
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