Attended the Rahway HS in Rahway, New Jersey.
Played college ball at Louisville from 2006 to 2009.
Selected by the Phoenix Suns as 14th overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft. Signed with the team in July. Sent to the Iowa Energy during the 2009-10 season.
Traded to the Orlando Magic in December 2010.
Signed with Zhejiang Lions (China) in August 2011.
Returned to the Orlando Magic in December 2011.
Traded to the Los Angeles Lakers in August 2012.
Played the McDonald's All-America Game in 2006.
Named to the All-BEC 3rd Team in 2009.
Named to the BEC All-Tournament Team in 2009.
Honorable Mention All-America by AP in 2009.