There are three NBA titles, Olympic gold and other prizes acquired while playing with the Spurs and for his native Argentina.
The best might be the one he married in 2004 — Marianela Orono.
The following season, Lupul made the final roster for Team Canada and played in the 2003 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Lupul made the jump directly to the Anaheim lineup his first season out of the WHL, but the following season, with the NHL locked-out, he was assigned to the team's American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks, for the entirety of the 2004–05 season.
London Knights' Rick Nash was chosen first and Lupul's Tigers teammate Jay Bouwmeester went third that year.
He ultimately missed a total of 12 months of playing time—the final 59 games of that season and carrying over into the first 28 games of the following 2010–11 season.
On February 9, 2011, nearing the end of his second season back with Anaheim, but having played only 49 games during his second stint, Lupul was traded, along with Jake Gardiner and a conditional draft pick in 2013, to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for François Beauchemin, marking the third time Lupul has been involved in a trade with the Ducks organization.
In his third professional season, however, Lupul was a regular with Anaheim and during the team's run in the 2006 Stanley Cup playoffs, he became the first player in NHL playoff history to cap a three-goal game with an overtime score, as he tallied all the Ducks goals in a 4–3 win over the Colorado Avalanche in Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals.
On July 1, 2007, after just one season with Edmonton in which he scored 16 goals, Lupul was traded, along with Oilers captain Jason Smith, to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for Joni Pitkänen, Geoff Sanderson and a third-round draft pick in 2007.