Attended the Latta HS in Latta, South Carolina.
Played college ball at North Carolina from 2002 to 2005.
Selected by the Charlotte Bobcats as 5th overall pick in the 2005 NBA Draft. Signed with the team in July.
Signed with the New York Knicks in July 2010.
Traded to the Denver Nuggets in February 2011.
Traded to the Portland Trail Blazers in June 2011.
Moved to the New York Knicks in July 2012.
Won the Naismith Award as National High School Player of the Year in 2002.
Named to the USA Today All-USA 1st Team in 2003.
Named MVP at the EA Roundball Classic in 2002.
Selected to the McDonald's All-America Game in 2002.
Led Latta HS to the South Carolina state championship in 2001 and 2002.
Named to the All-ACC 3rd Team in 2003 and 2004.
Named to the All-ACC 1st Team in 2005.
Named 3rd Team All-America by AP in 2005.
Won the Bob Cousy Collegiate Point Guard award in 2005.
Won the NCAA title with North Carolina in 2005. Named to the All-Final Four team.
Named to the All-Rocky Mountain Revue Team in 2005.
Selected to the NBA All-Rookie 2nd Team in 2005-06.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com NBA All-Rookie 1st Team in 2005-06.
Selected to the NBA Rookie All-Star Game in 2007.