Attended the Manley Career Academy HS in Chicago, Illinois.
Played college ball at Illinois till 2005.
Selected by the Houston Rockets as 24th overall pick in the 2005 NBA Draft. Signed with the Rockets in July. Waived in February 2009.
Signed with the Miami Heat in March 2009.
Signed with the Indiana Pacers in 2009.
Signed with the Sacramento Kings in September 2010. Waived in March.
Signed with Jiangsu Nangang Dragons (China) in November 2011.
Signed with the Austin Toros of the NBADL in January 2012.
Named to the All-Big Ten 1st Team in 2005.
Named 2nd Team All-America in 2005.
Selected to the NCAA Chicago Regional and Final Four All-Tournament Teams in 2005.
Selected to the NBA Rookie All-Star Game in 2006 and 2007.
Selected to the NBA All-Rookie 2nd Team in 2005-06.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com NBA All-Rookie 2nd Team in 2005-06.