Attended the Perry HS in Perry, Georgia.
Played college ball at Florida State from 2003 to 2007.
Selected by the Los Angeles Clippers as 14th overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft. Signed with the team in July.
Traded to the Washington Wizards in February 2010. Waived in March 2011.
Signed with the Golden State Warriors in March 2011.
Signed with Brujos de Guayama (Puerto Rico) in February 2012.
Signed with Xinjiang Flying Tigers (China) in October 2013.
Named to the All-ACC 2nd Team in 2006.
Named to the All-ACC 1st Team in 2006.
Named to the All-America 3rd Team by AP in 2007.
Selected to the Vegas Summer League All-Star Team in 2007.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com NBA All-Rookie 1st Team in 2007-08.
Selected to the NBA All-Rookie 1st Team in 2007-08.
Selected to the NBA Rookie All-Star Game in 2009.
Cousin of NBA player Marcus Thornton.