Attended the Proviso East HS in Maywood, Illinois.
Played college ball at Michigan State till 2006.
Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers as 25th overall pick in the 2006 NBA Draft. Signed with the Cavaliers in July. Sent to the Albuquerque Thunderbirds of the NBDAL during the 2006-07 season. Sent to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers and the Iowa Energy of the NBADL during the 2007-08 season.
Traded to the Chicago Bulls in February 2008.
Signed with the Charlotte Bobcats in August 2008.
Traded to the Los Angeles Lakers in February 2009.
Signed with the Phoenix Suns in December 2011.
Named Illinois Mr. Basketball in 2003.
Played the McDonald's All-America Game in 2003.
Named to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team in 2004.
Honorable Mention All-Big Ten in 2005.
Selected Most Outstanding Player of the Austin Regional in the 2005 NCAA Tournament.
Named to All-Big Ten 2nd Team in 2006.
Named to the All-Big Ten Defensive Team in 2006.
Named to the All-Vegas Summer League 2nd Team in 2006.
Named to the NBADL Showcase 1st Team in 2008.
Won the NBA title with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2009 and 2010.
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