David Paris
David Paris

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Modesto, CA

High School:
Modesto Christian

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 260

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
02/03/1984

Experience:
2V

With two seasons at Cal under his belt, Paris has the opportunity to fill a more significant role in the Bears' rotation . a strong, physical forward with the ability to get good position under the basket . gives Cal experience in the post . teamed with Golden Bear junior Richard Midgley at Modesto Christian HS . 2003-04 . averaged 5.2 minutes in 22 games last season . scored six points against Wyoming in December, one off his career high . added five points at Arizona . also snagged four rebounds in the Pac-10 opener against Washington . appreciably raised his free throw rate to 55.0 percent from 22.7 percent as a freshman . 2002-03 . scored a career-best seven points (3-5 FG, 1-4 FT) and grabbed four rebounds in Cal's home win over Stanford ... also had six points vs. Grambling in the Golden Bear Classic ... saw his greatest amount of time vs. San Francisco when he played 18 minutes in Cal's overtime victory ... snared five rebounds in just seven minutes at Arizona ... also had five boards in both games of the Pac-10 Tournament against Oregon State and USC ... added five points in the quarterfinal victory over the Beavers.

High School: Paris averaged 18.5 ppg and 12 rpg as a senior at Modesto Christian ... voted MVP of the Turlock Pepsi Tournament ... earned first team all-district honors ... rated the No. 2 power forward on the West Coast by PacWestHoops.com and the No. 22 power forward nationally by ESPN.com ... helped Modesto Christian to a 34-4 record and a runner-up finish in the 2001 California state tournament as a junior ... averaged 16 points and 15 rebounds per game that season.

Personal: David Allen Paris ... born Feb. 3, 1984 in San Jose, CA ... parents are William "Bubba" Paris and Lynne Harris ... father was an offensive lineman for the San Francisco 49ers, while uncle, Leonard Gray, played in the NBA for the Seattle SuperSonics ... social welfare major.

Career Highs
Points: 7 vs. Stanford Jan. 4, 2003
Rebounds: 5 many times, last vs. USC March 14, 2003
Assists: 1 many, last vs. BYU Nov. , 2003
Blocks: twice, last at Oregon State Jan. 31, 2004
Steals: 1 at Arizona March 1, 2004

Career Statistics

YearG-GsMinFg-FgaPct3p-3paPctFt-FtaPctRebAvgPf-DAstToBlkStTpAvg
200326-018220-43.4650-0.0005-22.227441.720-021201451.7
200422-011511-33.3330-0.00011-20.550170.819-01820331.5
Total48-029731-76.4080-0.00016-42.381611.339-032021781.6
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