Attended the McEachern HS in Powder Springs, Georgia till 2003.
Played with the Atlanta Celtics AAU program in the summer of 2003.
Transferred to Oak Hill Academy in 2003.
Selected by the Atlanta Hawks as 17th overall pick in the 2004 NBA Draft. Signed with the Hawks in July.
Attended the ABCD Camp in 2002 and 2003. Named MVP in 2003.
Named MVP of the Big Time Tournament in 2003.
Named MVP of the GlaxoSmithKline Holiday Invitational in 2003.
Named MVP of the International Junior Basketball Tournament Ciutat de Hospitalet in 2004. Led Oak Hill Academy to the title.
Played in the 2004 Primetime Shootout.
Selected to the McDonald's All-America Game in 2004.
Played the EA Sports Roundball Classic in 2004.
Named to the 2004 USA Basketball Junior National Select team.
Named to the Parade magazine All-American team in 2004.
Selected to the NBA Rookie All-Star Game in 2005.
Won the NBA Slam Dunk contest in 2005.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com NBA All-Rookie 1st Team in 2004-05.
Selected to the NBA All-Rookie 2nd Team in 2004-05.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com All-NBA 2nd Defensive Team in 2007-08.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com All-NBA 1st Defensive Team in 2009-10.
Selected to the NBA All-Defensive 2nd Team in 2009-10.