Swiss basketball player who was drafted by the Houston Rockets in the first round of the 2014 NBA Draft. After spending much of his rookie season in the D-League, he became part of the Rockets' rotation during the 2015-16 season.
He played basketball while attending the National Institute of Sport and Physical Education.
He's represented his native Switzerland in international basketball competition.
In the 2015-2016 season, he was the third-tallest player on the Rockets, surpassed only by Donatas Montiejunas and Dwight Howard.