Attended the Cypress Christian School in Houston, Texas.
Played college ball at Connecticut from 2006 to 2009.
Selected by the Memphis Grizzlies as 2nd overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft. Signed with the team in July. Sent to the Dakota Wizards of the NBADL during the 2009-10 season.
Traded to the Houston Rockets in February 2011. Sent to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBADL in March.
Traded to Portland Trail Blazers in March 2012.
Signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder in July 2012.
Named to the BEC All-Rookie Team in 2007
Named BEC Defensive Player of the Year in 2008 and 2009.
Named to the All-BEC 2nd Team in 2008.
Named to the All-BEC 1st Team in 2009.
Named BEC Player of the Year in 2009.
Named NABC National Defensive Player of the Year in 2008 and 2009.
Named to the All-America 2nd Team by AP in 2009.