Hakim Warrick was born July 8, 1982.
Warrick played four years at Syracuse (2001-05), averaging 15.4 points, and 7.6 rebounds. At 6-foot-9 with a 7-foot-1 wingspan, Warrick was one of the most prolific dunkers in the school's history.
His most memorable moment came during the 2003 national championship game, where he blocked Michael Lee's potential game-tying three-point attempt for Kansas with 1.5 seconds left, securing the school's first title.
Carmelo Anthony then left for the NBA, and Warrick was the team's first scoring option the next season. He stood up to the task, averaging more than 20 points in his final two years at college, and was a finalist for three national player of the year awards.
Warrick was selected 19th overall by the Memphis Grizzlies in the 2005 NBA draft.
Although Warrick never enjoyed the same type of success during his eight seasons in the NBA as he did in college, he was a solid player.
He currently plays for Torku Konyaspor of the Turkish Basketball League.