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Name  J.J. Hickson
Born  9/4/1988
Height  6-9
Weight  242
College  NC State
Home Town  Marietta, GA
High School  Wheeler
11/9 @Portland148302461010035
11/12 Portland2014700471140012
11/14 @Indiana17720315610113
11/16 @New York12000004411003
Season Total6329120592231711513
2008: Selected by Cleveland in 1st round (19th overall) of the NBA Draft...2011: Traded to Sacramento for Omri Casspi and a 1st round pick, June 30th...2012: Waived by Sacramento, Mar. 19th; Claimed off waivers by Portland, Mar. 21st; Re-signed with Portland to a one-year deal worth $4 million, July 13th...2013: Signed with Denver to a three-year deal worth $16.2 million, July 11th.

Named to the ACC All-Freshman Team after leading all league rookies in scoring, rebounding and double-doubles...Led NC State in scoring and rebounding, earning a honorable mention All-Conference honors...Has good size and frame...Athletic and explosive...Solid midrange jump shot...Great rebounder and shot blocker...Not all that quick...Could benefit from some added moves in the post...Still raw and needs time to develop.