Grew up with Olympico Atletico Clube (Brazil).
Attended the Sagemont HS in Weston, Florida.
Played college ball at Syracuse from 2010 to 2012.
Selected by the Boston Celtics as 22nd overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. Signed with the team in July. Sent to the Maine Red Claws of the NBADL during the 2012-13 season.
Traded to the Memphis Grizzlies in August 2013. Waived later that month.
Signed with the Dallas Mavericks in September 2013. Waived in October.
Played at the McDonald's All-America Game in 2010.
Named BEC Defensive Player of the Year in 2012.
Named to the BEC All-Defensive Team.