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.Andris Biedrins Golden State Warriors

Position: PF
Height: 7-0 / 2,13
Weight: 240 lbs. / 108,9 kg.
Born: 4/02/86
Hometown: Riga (Latvia)

  Strengths: Very good athlete... Good shot blocker... Good rebounder... Really big.
Weaknesses: Has not faced serious competition... Offensive game needs polish... Won't contribute right away.
Season highs: Seven rebounds, nine rebounds and four blocks vs. PAOK Thessaloniki.
Grew up with Kadeti (Latvia).
Played for Skonto Riga (Latvia) till 2004.
Selected by the Golden State Warriors as 11th overall pick in the 2004 NBA Draft.
Played the European Championships for cadet with the Latvian National Team in 2001.
Played the European Junior Championships with the Latvian National Team in 2002.
Named Latvian League Newcomer of the Year in 2003.
Led the Albert Schweitzer tournament in rebounds in 2004.