Attended the Serrano HS in Phelan, California, Little Rock Catholic and Woodrow Wilson HS in Dallas, Texas.
Played college ball at Louisiana State in 2008-09.
Selected by the Golden State Warriors as 14th overall pick in the 2008 NBA Draft. Signed with the team in July.
Traded to the New York Knicks in July 2010.
Traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves in February 2011.
Signed with the Denver Nuggets in July 2012.
Won the gold medal at the Under 18 Tournament of Americas with the US Team in 2006.
Played at the Nike Hoop Summit in 2007.
Named to the SEC All-Freshman Team in 2008.
Honorable Mention All-SEC in 2008.