Played college ball at UCLA in 2007-08.
Selected by the Memphis Grizzlies as 5th overall pick in the 2008 NBA Draft. Draft rights traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Signed with the team in July.
Led Lake Oswego HS to the Oregon state championship in 2006.
Named Gatorade National Male Athlete of the Year in 2007.
Earned the 2007 Naismith, Wooden, USA Today, National High School Coaches Association, McDonald's and Parade Magazine Male High School Player of the Year awards.
Played the McDonald's All-America Game in 2007.
Played at the Nike Hoop Summit in 2007.
Named Pac-10 Freshman of the Year in 2008.
Named Pac-10 Player of the Year in 2008.
Named to the All-America 1st Team by AP in 2008.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com All-Rookie 2nd Team in 2008-09.
Named to the NBA All-Rookie 2nd Team in 2008-09.
Selected to the NBA Rookie All-Star Game in 2010.
Won the gold medal at the World Championship with the US Team in 2010.
Selected to the NBA All-Star Game in 2011, 2012 and 2014.
Voted HoopsHype.com Most Improved Player in 2010-11.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com All-NBA 3rd Team in 2010-11 and 2013-14.
Led the NBA in rebounds in 2010-11.
Named NBA Most Improved Player of the Year in 2010-11.
Won the NBA 3-point Shootout Contest in 2012.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com All-NBA 2nd Team in 2011-12.
Named to the All-NBA 2nd Team in 2011-12.
Won the gold medal at the Olympic Games with the US Team in 2012.
His father Stan played for the Los Angeles Lakers and the Washington Bullets. Uncle Mike is the lead singer of the Beach Boys.
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