Attended the Leuzinger High School in Lawndale, California.
Played college ball at UCLA from 2006 to 2008.
Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics as 4th overall pick in the 2008 NBA Draft. The team became the Oklahoma City Thunder that summer.
Named to the All-Pac-10 3rd Team in 2008.
Named Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year in 2008. Named to the All-Defensive Team.
Selected to the NBA Rookie All-Star Game in 2009 and 2010.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com All-Rookie 1st Team in 2008-09.
Named to the NBA All-Rookie 1st Team in 2009.
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 2013.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com All-NBA 2nd Team in 2010-11, 2011-12 and 2012-13.
Named to the All-NBA 2nd Team in 2010-11, 2011-12 and 2012-13.
Won the gold medal at the Olympic Games with the US Team in 2012.
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