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Loren Woods
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Position Center
Height 7 ft 2 in (2.18 m)
Weight 260 lb (120 kg)
League Iranian Super League
Team Mahram Tehran
Born June 21, 1978 (1978-06-21) (age 31)
St. Louis, Missouri
Nationality American
High school Cardinal Ritter College Prep
College Wake Forest,
Arizona
Draft 2nd round, 46th overall, 2001
Minnesota Timberwolves
Pro career 2001–present
Former teams Minnesota Timberwolves (2001–03)
Miami Heat (2003–04)
Toronto Raptors (2004–06)
Austin Toros (D-League) (2007)
Žalgiris Kaunas (Lithuania) (2007; 2008–09)
Efes Pilsen (Turkey) (2007–08)
Houston Rockets (2008)
CAI Zaragoza (2009)

Loren Gerard Woods (born 21 June 1978, in St. Louis, Missouri) is an American professional basketball player. He is currently with the pro club Mahram Tehran of the Iranian Basketball Super League.

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Amateur career

He attended high school at Cardinal Ritter College Prep, where he teamed with ex-NBA player Jahidi White and Duke University standout Chris Carrawell. He started his college career at Wake Forest University, where was supposed to take over the center position once Tim Duncan left. However he transferred to the University of Arizona.

Pro career

Woods was selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the second round of the 2001 NBA Draft. After leaving the Timberwolves, Woods played for the Miami Heat and the Toronto Raptors, where he appeared in 45 games during the 2004-05 season and posted a career best 3.9 points per game. On August 15, 2006, he signed with the Sacramento Kings as a backup center,[1][2] but he was waived before the season began.[3]

Woods joined the Lithuanian giants Žalgiris Kaunas in 2007.[4] In June 2007, he joined the Turkish side Efes Pilsen. He signed two 10-day contracts with the Houston Rockets on March 21 and April 1, 2008[5][6] After being waived by the Rockets on July 14, 2008,[7] he signed again with Žalgiris Kaunas on July 16.[4] He joined CAI Zaragoza in 2009.[8]

NBA career statistics

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2001–02 Minnesota 60 0 8.6 .344 .000 .733 2.0 .4 .3 .6 1.8
2002–03 Minnesota 38 11 9.3 .382 .333 .778 2.5 .5 .3 .3 2.1
2003–04 Miami 38 2 13.3 .458 .000 .600 3.5 .3 .3 .5 3.2
2004–05 Toronto 45 30 15.8 .433 .000 .576 4.9 .4 .2 .9 3.9
2005–06 Toronto 27 4 12.0 .475 .000 .429 4.1 .1 .3 .9 2.3
2007–08 Houston 7 0 2.4 .600 .000 .000 .1 .3 .0 .0 .9
Career 215 47 11.3 .419 .143 .642 3.2 .3 .3 .6 2.6

Playoffs

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2002–03 Minnesota 2 0 1.0 .333 .000 .000 .5 .0 .0 .0 1.0
2003–04 Miami 1 0 2.0 .000 .000 .000 .0 .0 .0 .0 .0
2007–08 Houston 1 0 1.0 1.000 .000 .000 1.0 .0 .0 .0 2.0
Career 4 0 1.3 .500 .000 .000 .5 .0 .0 .0 1.0

Notes

  1. ^ Kings sign C Loren Woods.
  2. ^ KINGS SIGN LOREN WOODS TO A CONTRACT.
  3. ^ Fantasy basketball: Player notes.
  4. ^ a b Loren Woods comes back to Zalgiris.
  5. ^ Rockets sign Woods to second 10-day contract.
  6. ^ Woods set to sign.
  7. ^ Rockets release backup center Woods, sign Greene.
  8. ^ Talkbasket.net Zaragoza grabs Woods.

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