Attended the LeFlore Magnet HS in Mobile, Alabama.
Played college ball at Kentucky in 2009-10.
Selected by the Sacramento Kings as 5th overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft. Signed with the team in July.
Played the McDonald's All-America Game in 2009.
Played at the Jordan Classic All-Star Game in 2009.
Played at the Nike Hoop Summit in 2009.
Named SEC Freshman of the Year in 2010. Named to the SEC All-Freshman Team.
Named to the SEC All-Tournament Team.
Named to the All-America 1st Team by AP in 2010.
Selected to the NBA Rookie All-Star Game in 2011 and 2012.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com All-Rookie 1st Team in 2010-11.
Selected to the NBA All-Rookie 1st Team in 2010-11.
Won the gold medal at the World Cup with the US Team in 2014.