Curtis Borchardt

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Curtis Borchardt
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Personal information
Born (1980-09-13) September 13, 1980 (age 38)
Buffalo, New York
Listed height7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Listed weight240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High schoolEastlake (Sammamish, Washington)
CollegeStanford (1999–2002)
NBA draft2002 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18th overall
Selected by the Orlando Magic
Playing career2003–2012
Career history
20032005Utah Jazz
2009–2010ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne
2012Blancos de Rueda Valladolid

Curtis Alan Borchardt (born September 13, 1980) is an American former professional basketball player. He is a 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) tall center.

Amateur career[edit]

Borchardt played high school basketball in Sammamish, Washington (then Redmond), for Eastlake High School. He then attended Stanford University, where he was an honorable mention All-American as a junior in 2002.

Pro career[edit]

Borchardt was selected 18th overall in the first round by the Orlando Magic in the 2002 NBA Draft but was traded to the Utah Jazz. Injury-prone in college, this continued as he sat out his rookie season. He made his Jazz debut in the 2003-04 campaign. He was dealt to the Boston Celtics as part of the largest trade in NBA history - a 13-player, 5-team deal on August 2, 2005.[1] He was not included on Boston's roster in 2005-06 but played with them in the preseason, scoring seven points in seven games.

He moved to the Spanish League club Granada in December 2005.[2] In 2009, he joined the French League club ASVEL.[3]

In 2012, Borchardt signed with Blancos de Rueda Valladolid of Liga ACB.

Awards and achievements:

  • 2008–09 ACB league leader in rebounding.
  • 2006–07 ACB league leader in rebounding and valuation (Player Efficiency).
  • 13-time Spanish ACB Player of the Week and 5-time Player of the Month designations 2005–12.
  • All Rocky Mountain Review NBA Summer League 1st Team 2004.
  • Selected 18th overall in the 1st round of the 2002 NBA draft by the Orlando Magic then traded to the Utah Jazz.
  • 2001–02 1st Team All-Pac-10 and AP Honorable Mention All American
  • 2001–02 Stanford's Hank Luisetti Team Most Valuable Player and Best Defensive Player
  • Set Stanford Men's Basketball Single Season Record for Blocks (85) during the 2001–02 season and currently ranks 2nd in the school's Career Blocks list at (145).
  • 2-time Pac-10 Men's Basketball conference champion at Stanford during the 1999-2000 and 2000–01 seasons.

Personal life[edit]

His wife, Susan King Borchardt, also played college basketball at Stanford University and later played professionally for the Minnesota Lynx in the WNBA.


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