Grew up with Shahin Ahvaz (Iran).
Signed with Paykan Tehran (Iran) in 2002-03.
Signed with Al Wasl (United Arab Emirates) in 2003.
Signed with Paykan Tehran (Iran) in 2003-04.
Signed with Saba Battery Tehran (Iran) in 2007-08.
Never drafted by an NBA team.
Signed with the Memphis Grizzlies in August 2008. Sent to the Dakota Wizards of the NBADL during the 2008-09 season.
Signed with Melli Haffari (Iran) in October 2011.
Returned to the Memphis Grizzlies in December 2011.
Traded to the Toronto Raptors in January 2013.
Traded to the Phoenix Suns in February 2013.
Won the bronze medal at the Asian Games with the Iranian National Team in 2006.
Won the Asian Club Championship with Saba Battery Tehran in 2008.
Led the 2008 Olympic Games basketball tournament in rebounds and blocks.
Won the Asian Championship with the Iranian National Team in 2009. Named MVP.
First Iranian player in the NBA.