Attended the National Christian Academy in Fort Washington, Maryland, the Riverdale Baptist HS in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, the Oak Hill Academy and the Notre Dame Prep.
Played college ball at Kansas State in 2007-08.
Selected by the Miami Heat as 2nd overall pick in the 2008 NBA Draft. Signed with the team in July.
Traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves in July 2010.
Signed with the Phoenix Suns in July 2012. Waived in September 2013.
Signed with the Miami Heat in September 2013.
Signed with the Memphis Grizzlies in September 2014. Waived in October.
Signed with the signed with Shanghai Sharks (China) in October.
Named to the USA Today All-USA 3rd Team in 2006.
Won the gold medal at the Under 18 World Championship with the US Team in 2006.
Led Notre Dame to the Prep School National Championship in 2007.
Named to the USA Today All-USA 2nd Team in 2007.
Played the McDonald's All-America Game in 2007. Voted MVP.
Won the silver medal at the Under 19 World Championship with the US Team in 2007.
Played at the Nike Hoop Summit in 2007.
Led the NCAA Division I in rebounds in 2008.
Named Big 12 Player of the Year in 2008.
Named 1st Team All-America by AP in 2008.
Named to the All-Orlando Pro Summer League 1st Team in 2008.
Selected to the NBA Rookie All-Star Game in 2009 and 2010.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com All-Rookie 2nd Team in 2008-09.
Named to the NBA All-Rookie 1st Team in 2008-09.
Named MVP of the Chinese League All-Star Game in 2015.
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