Attended the John Carroll Catholic HS in Birmingham, Alabama.
Played college ball at Vanderbilt and Missouri from 2004 to 2009.
Selected by the Memphis Grizzlies as 27th overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft. Signed with the team in July. Sent to the Dakota Wizards of the NBADL during the 2010-11 season.
Traded to the Houston Rockets in February 2011. Waived in April.
Signed with the Denver Nuggets in December 2011. Waived in February.
Signed with the Utah Jazz in February 2012.
Named Big 12 Newcomer of the Year in 2008.
All-Big 12 Honorable Mention in 2008.
Named Big 12 Tournament MVP in 2009.
Honorable Mention All-America by AP in 2009.
Nephew of college head coach Mike Anderson.