Attended the Tri-unity Christian HS in Wyoming, Michigan.
Played college ball at Central Michigan from 2000 to 2003.
Selected by the Los Angeles Clippers as 6th overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft.
Signed with the Los Angeles Clippers in July 2003.
Traded to the New Orleans Hornets in December 2011.
Signed with the Dallas Mavericks in July 2012.
Selected to the all-state 1st Team by the Detroit Free Press in 2000.
Selected to the MAC All-Freshman Team in 2001.
Won the MAC Tournament with Central Michigan in 2001 and 2003.
Named MAC Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year in 2003.
Named MAC Tournament MVP in 2003.
Honorable Mention All-America by the Associated Press in 2003.
Led the nation in double-doubles in 2002-03.
Selected to the NBA Rookie All-Star Game in 2004.
Named to the All-Vegas Summer League 1st Team in 2005.
Selected to the NBA All-Star Game in 2010.
Led the European Championship in rebounds in 2011.
Member of the German National Team.