Attended the Platte Valley HS.
Played college ball at Colorado State from 2004 to 2007.
Selected by the Miami Heat as 20th overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft. Draft rights traded to the Philadelphia 76ers. Signed with the team in July.
Traded to the New Orleans Hornets in September 2010. Team changed its name to New Orleans Pelicans in April 2013.
Signed with the New York Knicks in July 2014.
Named MWC Freshman of the Year in 2005.
Honorable Mention All-MWC in 2005.
Named to the All-MWC 1st Team in 2006 and 2007.