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NBA CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
Was selected by Portland in the first round of the 2008 NBA Draft (13th overall) ... Traded by Portland, along with Jarrett Jack and Josh McRoberts, to Indiana on July 9, 2008, in exchange for Ike Diogu and Jerryd Bayless ... Acquired by Golden State from Indiana in exchange for Lou Amundson on December 19, 2011 ... Re-signed with Golden State as a restricted free agent on August 1, 2012 ... Entered 2012-13 season owning career averages of 9.1 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 26.9 minutes in 289 career games (105 starts) with Indiana and Golden State ... In 105 career starts, owns averages of 11.4 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.4 assists while hitting .402 from long range ... Has appeared in five playoff games, averaging 3.2 points and 1.4 rebounds in 11.0 minutes.

2011-12 HIGHLIGHTS WITH GOLDEN STATE:
Appeared in 65 games (one start), averaging a career-high 9.8 points to go with 3.9 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 26.4 minutes ... Shot career highs from the field (.501), beyond the arc (.452, tied for 6th in NBA) and from the free throw line (.793) ... His three-point percentage (.452) ranks as the fifth-best single-season percentage in franchise history ... Hit over .410 from three-point land for a third consecutive season, joining teammate Stephen Curry and Kyle Korver as the only players to hit 41 percent-or-better from distance in each of the last three seasons ... Became the 19th player in NBA history, and the only one in 2011-12, to shoot above 50% from the field and 45% from beyond the arc, the first player to do so since Mike Miller in 2009-10 and the first Warrior since Chris Mullin did so in 1992-93 (among qualified players) ... Finished the season by averaging 18.3 points and 7.0 rebounds and shooting .633 from the field (.550 from distance) in 29.3 minutes over his last four games ... Scored a season-high 23 points off the bench on 3/27 vs. the Lakers ... Enjoyed a career-long streak of 15 consecutive games with at least one three-pointer (1/12-2/12) ... Recorded a double-double with 10 points and a season-high 11 rebounds on 3/25 at Portland, the seventh of his career ... In his lone start on 1/12 at Orlando, tallied 12 points, four rebounds and three assists in 40 minutes ... Scored 10-plus points 31 times and 20-plus five times ... Was a DNP-CD in the season finale after playing in each of the first 65 games.

2010-11 HIGHLIGHTS WITH INDIANA:
Appeared in 67 games (21 starts), averaging 9.1 points and 3.2 rebounds in 26.2 minutes while hitting a career-high .417 (93-223 3FG) of three-pointers ... In 21 starting assignments, averaged 11.2 points and 4.1 rebounds in 31.1 minutes ... Hit a career-best six three-pointers vs. Toronto (12/6) ... Appeared in five playoff games, averaging 3.2 points and 1.4 rebounds in 11.0 minutes.

2009-10 HIGHLIGHTS WITH INDIANA:
Appeared in all 82 games (64 starts), averaging career highs of 9.4 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 30.4 minutes ... Shot .411 from three-point range, including .472 as a reserve ... In 64 starts, averaged 10.1 points and 4.4 rebounds ... Dished out a career-best six assists at Boston (3/12) ... Grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds vs. Orlando (4/12).

2008-09 HIGHLIGHTS WITH INDIANA:
Appeared in 75 games (19 starts), averaging 8.1 points and 3.1 rebounds in 24.0 minutes ... In 19 starts, averaged 15.9 points and 5.4 rebounds while shooting .473 from the field, helping Indiana to a 12-7 record in those 19 games (24-39 in games he did not start) ... Ranked eighth among rookies with 78 three-pointers made ... Scored a career-high 29 points in consecutive games at Chicago (3/28) and vs. Washington (3/29).

COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS:
Appeared in 109 games over three seasons at Kansas, averaging 13.6 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 31.3 minutes ... Helped Kansas to a national championship as a junior in 2007-08, averaging a team-high 13.3 points to go with 5.1 rebounds ... Selected to the 2008 Final Four All-Tournament team and was chosen as Most Outstanding Player of the 2008 Big 12 Championship, leading Kansas to the tournament title with 18.7 points in three games ... Named Wooden Award All-American as a sophomore and junior ... Started all 38 games as a sophomore in 2006-07, finishing in the top 20 in the conference with a team-high 13.8 points (16th in the Big 12), 5.6 rebounds (18th), 2.0 three-pointers (11th) and 32.5 minutes (12th) ... Became the first freshman in Big 12 history to earn First-Team All-Conference honors.
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Height: 6'6''/ 1.98m
Weight: 233 lbs./ 105.7 kg
Born: July 07, 1985
From: University of Kansas
Draft: 1st Round (13th pick) 2008 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2008
Years Pro: 5
Previous Teams:
  Utah Jazz 2013 - 2013
  Golden State Warriors 2012 - 2013
  Indiana Pacers 2011 - 2011
  Golden State Warriors 2011 - 2011
  More Previous Teams
Prior to NBA/Country: Kansas/USA

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