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. Signed with the Warriors in July.
Traded to the Utah Jazz in July 2013.
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.
Led the NBA in field-goal shooting percentage in 2007-08.