Power forward who made his NBA debut in 2006, making the All-Rookie second team for the Minnesota Timberwolves.
He had a successful career at Boston College, eclipsing 2,000 points and 1,000 rebounds, en route to being selected 36th overall in the 2006 NBA Draft.
He played for the U.S. national team, winning a gold medal in 2005 at the Summer Universiade games.
On New Year's Eve, 2011, he got engaged to his childhood friend, Claudia Cirillo, despite having lost contact for over a decade.
After being drafted by the Timberwolves, he formed a dynamic rookie-duo with teammate Randy Foye.