Attended the San Joaquin Memorial HS in Fresno, California.
Played college ball at Washington from 2006 to 2010.
Selected by the Oklahoma City Thunder as 26th overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft. Draft rights traded to the New Orleans Hornets.
Signed with the New Orleans Hornets in July 2010.
Traded to the Memphis Grizzlies in December 2011.
Traded to the New Orleans Pelicans in January 2015.
Won the bronze medal at the World University Games in with the US Team in 2009.
Named to the All-Pac 10 1st Team in 2010.
Honorable Mention All-America by AP in 2010.
Son of former pro basketball player Roscoe Pondexter.