French NBA forwards known for his 3-stage shot and defensive prowess, having a ridiculous 7-1 wingspan. He debuted in the NBA using the Portland Path Blazers in 2008 and was exchanged towards the Charlotte Hornets in 2015. He was called most valuable participant from the Under-18 Albert Schweitzer Competition in Mannheim, Germany as his French group won the name in 2006. He was drafted 25th general with the Houston Rockets in 2008 but hardly ever played a casino game for the group. He was wedded to Melanie Pimentel from 2011 to 2013. His dad, Richard, was a specialist basketball participant in France. In 2008, he started playing beside Portland Path Blazers power forwards/middle LaMarcus Aldridge.