Attended Calvary Christian HS in Brooklyn, New York.
Played college ball at USC from 2006 to 2009.
Selected by the Chicago Bulls as 26th overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft. Signed with the team in July.
Selected to the Pac 10 All-Freshman Team in 2007.
Named to the Pac 10 All-Tournament Team in 2007.
Selected to the All-Pac 10 3rd Team in 2008.
Selected to the All-Pac 10 2nd Team in 2009.
Selected to the Pac 10 All-Defensive Team in 2008 and 2009.
Named Pac 10 Defensive Player of the Year in 2009.
Selected to the NBA Rookie All-Star Game in 2010 and 2011.
Named to the NBA All-Rookie 1st Team in 2009-10.
All-time leader in blocked shots at USC.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com All-Rookie 1st Team in 2009-10.