Attended the Eastern Tech HS and the Archbishop Spalding HS.
Played college ball at Connecticut from 2004 to 2006.
Selected by the Houston Rockets as 8th overall pick in the 2006 NBA Draft. Draft rights traded to the Memphis Grizzlies in July. Signed with the Grizzlies that month.
Played in the Nike Hoop Summit in 2004.
Played the McDonald's All-America Game in 2004.
Named to the USA Today All-USA 2nd Team in 2004.
Named BEC Rookie of the Year in 2005. Named to the All-BEC Rookie 1st Team.
Named to the All-BEC 1st Team in 2006.
Named 2nd Team All-America by AP in 2006.
Selected to the NBA Rookie All-Star Game in 2007 and 2008.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com NBA All-Rookie 1st Team in 2006-07.
Selected to the NBA All-Rookie 1st Team in 2006-07.
Selected to the Vegas Summer League All-Star Team in 2007.
Won the gold medal at the World Championship with the US Team in 2010.
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