Grew up playing with Assigeco Casalpusterlengo (Italy).
Signed with Olimpia Milano (Italy) in 2005-06. Sent on loan to Edimes Pavia (Italy).
Returned to Olimpia Milano (Italy) in 2006-07.
Selected by the New York Knicks as 6th overall pick in the 2008 NBA Draft. Signed with the team in July.
Traded to the Denver Nuggets in February 2011.
Signed with Olimpia Milano (Italy) in September 2011.
Won the bronze medal at the Under 18 European Championship with the Italian National Team in 2005.
Won the three-point shooting contest at the Italian League All-Star Game in 2006.
Selected to the Italian League All-Star Game in 2007.
Selected to the NBA Rookie All-Star Game in 2010.
His father played with the Italian National Team.
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