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.Rafael Araujo Toronto Raptors

Position: C
Height: 6-11 / 2,11
290 lbs. / 131,6 kg.
Born: 8/12/80
Hometown: Sao Paulo (Brazil)

  Strengths: Very physical and aggressive player... Really strong... Has a mean streak... Runs the floor well.
Weaknesses: Lacks athleticism... Foul prone... Doesn't block many shots.
Season highs: 32 points and 17 rebounds vs. Oklahoma State.

Played college ball at Western Arizona and Brigham Young till 2004.
Selected by the Toronto Raptors as 8th overall pick in the 2004 NBA Draft.
Named to the NJCAA All-America 2nd Team in 2002.
Named to the All-MWC 3rd Team in 2003.
Named Mountain West Conference Player of the Year in 2004. Named to the All-MWC 1st Team.
Honorable Mention All-American by the AP in 2004.
Played the World Championship with the Brazilian National Team in 2002.