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TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Sacramento with the 10th overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft. Traded to Philadelphia along with Andres Nocioni in exchange for Samuel Dalembert on 6/17/10. Re-signed with Philadelphia on 12/11/11. Re-signed with Philadelphia on 7/13/12.



2012-13 NOTES/CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Appeared in all 82 games with 40 starts, averaging 11.0 points, 7.2 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.38 blocks in 27.2 minutes per game while shooting 46.4% from the floor, 35.6% from 3-point range and 77.7% from the line
  • Started the final 40 games after coming off the bench the first 42 games of the season, started 81 games for the Sixers in 2010-11 and 29 (of 37 GP) in 2011-12.
  • Ranked 15th in the NBA in blocks (1.38 bpg).
  • Over the final 25 games of 2012-13, averaged 13.6 points, 9.0 rebounds 3.3 assists and 1.60 blocks while shooting 50.9% from the floor, 45.7% from 3-point range and 81.6% from the line.
  • Had 18 points, 16 rebounds, 8 assists and 7 blocks vs. Indiana on 3/16 becoming just the fourth player in NBA history to post those numbers in a single game (Jabbar three times, Barkley once for Sixers on 11/28/86 and Olajuwon twice with last coming on 3/29/90).
  • Tallied 14+ points, 6+ assists, 5+ rebounds, 4+ blocks and 2+ steals twice over a 16-games span (at LAC on 3/20 and vs. CLE on 4/14), prior to that, last Sixer to hit those numbers in a single game was Jerry Stackhouse vs. Washington on 3/29/96.
  • Sixers were 25-23 when he scored in double-figures this past season (12-8 in 2011-12, 14-6 in 2010-11).
  • Scored in double-figures in a career-high 12 consecutive games from 3/16-4/6 after not having a streak longer than seven games prior.
  • Scored 20+ points in six of the final 54 games after not doing so his first 146 games as a Sixer, had 20 points at Memphis on 12/26, marking his first 20-point effort since scoring 23 points for Sacramento at Denver on 2/1/10.
  • Had 21 points and 12 rebounds off the bench at Milwaukee on 1/22, first Sixer reserve with 21+ points and 12+ boards since Jumaine Jones had 26 points and 13 boards at Indiana on 4/17/01.
  • Had 19 double-doubles this past season, recorded eight double-doubles in 37 games played in 2011-12 after having seven in 81 games played in 10-11.
  • Over the final 60 games of 2012-13, shot 81.4% from the line after shooting 60.7% the first 22 games of the season, shot a career-high 77.7% overall after shooting 72.7% in 2011-12 and a career-worst 53.4% in 2010-11.
  • Uncle, Steve Hawes, played 10 seasons in the NBA from 1974-1984.

  • PRO CAREER:
    Five NBA seasons. In 338 games with 228 starts, averaging 8.5 points, 5.7 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 0.99 blocks in 22.9 minutes per game while shooting 46.8% from the floor, 30.1% from 3-point range and 65.0% from the line. Has 40 career double-doubles.


    PLAYOFFS: In 18 games with 17 starts, averaging 8.2 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 23.9 minutes per game while shooting 51.1% shooting from the floor, 33.3% from 3-point range and 70.0% from the line. 2011: Started all five games for Philadelphia in its First Round series vs. Miami, averaging 5.2 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 19.6 minutes per game while shooting 36.4% from the floor, 0-of-1 from 3-point range and 2-of-4 from the line. 2012: Appeared in all 13 games with 12 starts during Philadelphia's run to the Eastern Conference Semifinals, averaging 9.3 points, 6.6 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 0.85 blocks in 25.5 minutes per game while shooting 46.3% from the floor, 40.0% from 3-point range and 73.1% from the line. Scored 20+ points in Games 3 and 4 in the First Round series vs. Chicago and followed that up with 11 points and a playoff career-high 14 boards at Chicago in Game 5.


    2011-12:
    Fifth NBA season (Philadelphia), In 37 games with 29 starts, averaged 9.6 points, 7.3 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.30 blocks in 24.9 minutes per game while shooting 48.9% from the floor, 25.0% from 3-point range and 72.7% from the line. Sixers were 22-15 in games he played and 13-16 in games he missed, Missed one game with a low back strain (1/11/12), 27 with a left Achilles strain (1/18-2/3/12 and 2/8-3/11/12) and recorded one DNP-CD (3/16/12), Recorded eight double-doubles and 10+ boards 11 times, including four straight to open the season.


    2010-2011:
    Fourth NBA season (Philadelphia): In 81 games (all starts), averaged 7.2 points, 5.7 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 0.88 blocks in 21.2 minutes per game while shooting 46.5% from the floor, 24.3% from 3-point range and 53.4% from the line. Missed one game at New Orleans on 1/3/11 with a mid-back strain. Sixers were 14-6 when he scored 10+ points. Grabbed 10+ rebounds 12 times and recorded seven double-doubles. Recorded 2+ blocks 20 times. Sixers were 15-6 when he had 3+ assists. Averaged 27.1 minutes played over the final 18 games, up from 19.5 mpg his first 63 GP.


    2008-09:
    Fifth NBA season (Sacramento): In 77 games with 51 starts, averaged career-highs of 11.4 points, 7.1 rebounds and 1.21 blocks to go along with 1.9 assists in 29.3 minutes per game. Shot 46.6% from the floor, a career-best 34.8% from 3-point range and 66.2% from the line. Missed four games due to an abdominal strain (12/30/08-1/5/09) and one game with a strained left knee (4/15/09). As a starter, averaged 12.4 points, 8.0 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.22 blocks. Had the second most assists of any center. SUMMER 2008: Started all five games for Sacramento at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, averaging 17.0 points (39.2% FGs, 73.3% FTs), 8.4 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.60 blocks in 33.2 minutes per game.


    2007-08:
    Fourth NBA season (Sacramento): In 71 games with eight starts, averaged 4.7 points, and 3.2 rebounds in 13.1 minutes per game while shooting 45.9% from the floor, 19.0% from 3-point range and 65.5% from the line. Missed the first four games of the season after undergoing a brief arthroscopic procedure in October of 2007 to repair a left knee lateral meniscus tear. Posted his first career double-double with 19 points and 12 rebounds in his first career start at Memphis (3/22/08). SUMMER 2007: Started all five games for Sacramento at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, averaging 16.6 points (44.0% FGs, 42.9% FTs), 5.4 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 33.2 minutes per game.


    COLLEGE CAREER:
    Was an early entry candidate for the 2007 NBA Draft following his freshman season at Washington. In 31 games with 24 starts, averaged 14.9 points (53.2% FGs, 75.5% FTs), 6.4 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.7 blocks. Earned Honorable Mention All-Conference and All-Freshman Pac-10 honors. Set school freshman records for both scoring and blocks.


    OFF THE COURT:

    Was a member of the 2006 FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship team which won the gold medal. Also a member of the 2006 USA Junior National Select Team which defeated the World Select Team at the Nike Hoop Summit. Averaged 20.0 points, 11.3 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 3.10 blocks as a senior at Seattle Prep High School. Was a McDonald's, Parade Magazine and EA Sports All-American. Named Seattle Times' State High School Player of the Year following his senior season. Led his team to the 2006 state Class 3A championship. Graduated with a 3.70 grade-point average. Full name is Spencer Mason Reynvaan-Hawes. Son of Jeff and Lisa Hawes. Has a younger sister Kaija. Father played at Washington from 1972-74 and uncle, Steve, was a Husky from 1970-72 and played 10 seasons in the NBA. Enjoys watching the Seattle Seahawks. Favorite pre-game meal is steak and potatoes. Pays close attention to politics and current events.
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Vitals

Height: 7'1''/ 2.16m
Weight: 245 lbs./ 111.1 kg
Born: April 28, 1988
From: University of Washington
Draft: 1st Round (10th pick) 2007 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2007
Years Pro: 7
Previous Teams:
  Philadelphia 76ers 2010 - 2013
  Sacramento Kings 2007 - 2009
Prior to NBA/Country: Washington/USA

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