- Draft Class: 2009
- College: North Carolina
- Birthdate: November 29, 1987
Selected by Minnesota with the 28th overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft.
Wrapped up his second season in the NBA by appearing in 62 games, including eight starts… Averaged 6.6 ppg and 1.7 rpg in 19.0 mpg, while shooting 40.3% overall and 39.7% from three-point distance… Sidelined for three games (Nov. 12-15) due to a bruised left thigh and drew 17 DNP-CDs… Reached double figures on 15 occasions, tying his career high with 18 points vs. the L.A. Clippers on Feb. 16 (one of three times he led)… Closed the season averaging 5.1 ppg (on 36.8% shooting) over his final 14 outings, on the heels of a 17-game run in which he'd tallied 10.0 ppg and shot 47.8% (22-for-46) from beyond the arc… Played a career-high 40:23 Mar. 5 at Washington… Dished a career-high five assists Feb. 14 vs. Portland, and tied his career best with seven rebounds Jan. 13 vs. Washington… Went to the FT line just 53 times on the season (2.2 FTAs per 48), but made 29 of his final 32 attempts (90.6%).
Participated in the Seeds of Peace International Camp during the summer of 2009, working with Israeli, Palestinian, Egyptian, Jordanian and American youth to stress leadership and conflict resolution skills that apply both on and off the court… Was a high school teammate of Duke guard and current Charlotte Bobcat Gerald Henderson… A McDonald's and Parade All-America selection in high school… Won the three-point contest at McDonald's Game in 2006… Tied the event record with 31 points to lead the United States to a win in 2006 Nike Hoop Summit (Tyler Hansbrough scored 31 in 2005 game)… Led his high school to a 27-4 record as a senior and a 25-3 mark as a junior… Two-year letterman on the track team (high, triple and long jumps).