Attended the Wheeler HS.
Played college ball at North Carolina State in 2007-08.
Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers as 19th overall pick in the 2008 NBA Draft. Signed with the team in July.
Traded to the Sacramento Kings in June 2011.
Forward JJ Hickson signed with Bnei Hasharon (Israel).
Waived by the Sacramento Kings in March 2012. Signed with the Portland Trail Blazers later that month.
Signed with the Denver Nuggets in July 2013.
Played the McDonald's All-America Game in 2007.
Played the Roundball Classic in 2007. Named MVP.
Named to the ACC All-Freshman Team in 2008.
Honorable Mention All-ACC in 2008.
Named to the All-Vegas Summer League Team in 2010.