Attended the Mitchell HS in Memphis, Tennessee.
Played college ball at Georgia Tech in 2006-07.
Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers as 12th overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft. Signed with the team in July.
Played the McDonald's All-America Game in 2006.
Played at the Nike Hoop Summit in 2006.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com NBA All-Rookie 2nd Team in 2007-08.
Selected to the NBA All-Rookie 2nd Team in 2007-08.
Selected to the NBA Rookie All-Star Game in 2009.
His father was selected by the Buffalo Braves in the 1978 NBA Draft.