Attended the Helen Cox HS in Harvey, Louisiana.
Played college ball at Georgetown from 2008 to 2010.
Selected by the Detroit Pistons as 7th overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft. Signed with the team in July.
Played at the Nike Hoop Summit in 2008.
Named BEC Rookie of the Year in 2009. Named to the All-Rookie Team.
Named to the All-BEC 1st Team in 2010.
Named to the BEC All-Tournament Team in 2010.
Named to the All-America 3rd Team by AP in 2010.
Selected to the NBA Rookie All-Star Game in 2011.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com All-Rookie 1st Team in 2010-11.
Selected to the NBA All-Rookie 2nd Team in 2010-11.
Selected to the NBA Rookie All-Star Game in 2012.