Curtis Borchardt

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Curtis Borchardt
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Personal information
Born (1980-09-13) September 13, 1980 (age 35)
Buffalo, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Listed weight 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school Eastlake (Sammamish, Washington)
College Stanford (1999–2002)
NBA draft 2002 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18th overall
Selected by the Orlando Magic
Pro career 2003–2012
Position Center
Career history
20032005 Utah Jazz
2005–2009 Granada (Spain)
2009–2010 ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne (France)
2012 Blancos de Rueda Valladolid (Spain)

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. Seattle Times State Player of the Year averaged 28.2 points, 14.8 rebounds, 5.4 blocks as a 6-foot-11 senior, leading Wolves from Sammamish to school's first state tournament and sixth-place finish. 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:

2008-2009 ACB league leader in rebounding.

2006-2007 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 2005-2012.

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.

2001-2002 1st Team All-Pac-10 and AP Honorable Mention All American

2001-2002 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 2001-2002 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 2000-2001 seasons.


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


  1. ^ Celtics Acquire Future Value In Antoine Walker Sign & Trade.
  2. ^ El CB Granada ficha al pívot Curtis Borchardt, con experiencia NBA. (Spanish)
  3. ^ Borchardt signed with ASVEL (French).

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