"That's a cheap shot by a low-class type player. You don't do that. That's gay on his part. I told him that he was gay, too, for touching me in my private parts." - Francisco Elson about Kevin Garnett.
- C, 7'0, 240
- Free agent Last played with Galatasaray (Turkey, 2016)
(NBA): 24th pick, 2002
Out of: Partizan Belgrade (Serbia)
Experience: 7 years Hand: Right
2000 - July 2004
Partizan Belgrade (Serbia)
July 2004 - July 2008
New Jersey Nets (NBA)
July 2008 - December 2008
Triumph Lyubertsy (Russia)
December 2008 - February 2011
Oklahoma City Thunder (NBA)
February 2011 - June 2011
Boston Celtics (NBA)
June 2011 - June 2014
CSKA Moscow (Russia)
June 2014 - April 2016
Anadolu Efes (Turkey)
June 2016 - September 2016
2002 NBA Draft
Drafted 24th overall by New Jersey.
26th July, 2004
Left Partizan Belgrade.
27th July, 2004
Signed four year, $4,919,760 rookie scale contract with New Jersey. Included team option for 2007/08.
27th October, 2006
New Jersey exercised 2007/08 team option.
29th July, 2008
Signed a three year contract with Triumph Lyubertsy.
19th December, 2008
Left Triumph Lyubertsy.
22nd December, 2008
Signed a three year, $15,482,496 offer sheet with Oklahoma City.
29th December, 2008
New Jersey declined to match Oklahoma City's offer sheet.
24th February, 2011
Traded by Oklahoma City, along with
and a 2012 first round draft pick (#22, Jeff Green ) to Boston in exchange for Fab Melo and Kendrick Perkins . Nate Robinson
9th June, 2011
Signed a two year contract with CSKA Moscow.
10th July, 2013
Signed an extension with CSKA Moscow through 2015. Included team option for 2014/15.
23rd June, 2014
CSKA Moscow declined 2014/15 team option.
26th June, 2014
Signed a two year contract with Anadolu Efes.
28th April, 2016
Released by Anadolu Efes.
30th June, 2016
Signed a one year contract with Galatasaray.
9th September, 2016
Released by Galatasaray.
New York Knicks
San Antonio Spurs
Note: Non-US teams that the player
has played for are, unless stated otherwise, from the top division in
that nation. If a league or division name is expressly stated, it's not
the top division. The only exceptions to this are the rare occasions where
no one league is said to be above the other, such as with the JBL/BJ League
split in Japan.