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Position: PG Height: 6-2 / 1,88 Weight: 192 lbs. / 87,1 kg. Born: 4/04/83 Hometown: Mount Vernon, New York
Strengths: Explosive... Can get to the basket... Excellent scorer... Nice shot off the driblle.
Weaknesses: Good but not superb playmaking skills.
Season highs: 37 points vs. Nevada, 11 assists vs. Iona and five steals vs. Lehigh.
Attended the Mount Vernon HS in Mount Vernon, New York. Played college ball at Connecticut from 2001 to 2004. Selected by the Chicago Bulls as 3rd overall pick in the 2004 NBA Draft. Attended the ABCD Camp in 1999 and 2000. Named Westchester County Mr. Basketball in 2000 and 2001. Won the dunk contest at The Beach Ball Classic in 2000 Led Mount Vernon HS to the New York Class A state championship in 2000. New York All-State player in 2001. Named to the Big East All-Rookie Team in 2002. Won the Big East Championship with Connecticut in 2002. Named to the All-Big East 2nd Team in 2003. Named to the All-Big East 1st Team in 2002 and 2004. Named MVP of the Big East tournament in 2004. Set a Big East tournament record with 81 points in three games. Won the Big East tournament with Connecticut in 2002 and 2004. Named MVP of the NCAA Phoenix region in 2004. Won the NCAA title with Connecticut in 2004. Named to the All-Final Four team. Holds the Connecticut career record with 246 three-pointers. Former member of the US Junior Team. Born in London. Has the Bristish passport.