Seven-foot-two center who played professionally in the NBA and in Greece.
He was signed by the Greek League team AEK Athens in 1996 at the age of 17.
He was selected 25th overall by the Phoenix Suns in the 2000 NBA Draft.
He was originally born in Georgia and later earned a Greek citizenship.
His size and style of play drew frequent comparisons to Dutch Pacers center Rik Smits.