Attended the Hillcrest HS in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Played college ball from 2004 to 2008.
Selected by th Detroit Pistons as 29th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. Draft rights traded to the Seattle SuperSonics, which later became the Oklahoma City Thunder. Signed with the team in July. Send to the Tulsa 66ers of the NBADL during the 2009-10 season.
Traded to the Charlotte Bobcats in February 2011.
Signed with the Shanghai Sharks (China) in September 2012.
Joined the Boston Celtics in February 2013.
Named Alabama Gatorade State Player of the Year in 2004.
Played at the McDonald's All-America Game in 2004.
Named Big Ten Freshman of the Year in 2005.
Named to the All-Big Ten 2nd Team in 2007.
Won the bronze medal at the Pan American Games with the US Team in 2007.
Named Big Ten Player of the Year in 2008.
Named to the All-America 2nd Team in 2008.