2011-12 SEASON: Played and started in 62 games with Denver, averaging a career-high 15.2 ppg., 3.2 rpg. and 2.4 apg. in 33.6 minpg….Shot .471 (329-699) from the field, .398 (88-221) from three-point range and .798 (197-247) from the free throw line...Ranked 24th in the NBA in three-point field goal percentage and 39th in scoring…Also played and started in seven playoff games, averaging 10.9 ppg., 3.6 rpg. and 2.7 apg. in 32.7 minpg….Led (or tied) the team in scoring 11 times, in rebounding twice and in assists once…Scored in double figures 51 times, had 20-plus points 16 times and 30-plus points twice, including a career-high 32 points on Mar. 5 vs. Sacramento…Dished out a career-high-tying seven assists on Apr. 4 @ New Orleans…Blocked a career-high-tying three shots on Feb. 29 vs. Portland…Recorded at least one steal 28 times…Missed four games: two due to a right groin strain (Jan. 21, 25), one due to a left ankle sprain (Feb. 6) and one due to a suspension (Mar. 25).
PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Appeared in 362 career NBA regular season games with Detroit and Denver, averaging 8.8 ppg., 2.7 rpg. and 1.5 apg. in 24.4 minpg….Also played in 32 playoff outings, averaging 6.4 ppg., 1.7 rpg. and 1.3 apg. in 18.3 minpg….2010-11: Played and started in 69 games with Denver, averaging 12.6 ppg., 3.6 rpg. and 2.4 apg. in 33.7 minpg….Also appeared and started in three playoff outings, averaging 11.3 ppg., 3.0 rpg. and 2.3 apg. in 28.3 minpg….Shot .498 (312-627) from the floor, .423 (105-248) from three-point range and .847 (138-163) from the free throw line…Tied for eighth in the NBA in three-point field goal percentage, tied for 31st in free throw percentage and ranked 35th in field goal percentage…Hit game-winning, 19-foot jumper as time expired on Feb. 10 vs. Dallas…Missed 13 games due to a strained left hamstring…2009-10: Appeared in all 82 games with Denver (75 starts), averaging 8.8 ppg., 3.1 rpg. and 1.7 apg. in 27.1 minpg….Also played and started in six playoff contests, averaging 9.2 ppg., 2.0 rpg. and 1.2 apg. in 20.0 minpg....Shot career-best .434 (108-249) from three-point range, which ranked eighth in the NBA…Recorded his first career double-double with 22 points and a career-high 13 rebounds on Apr. 12 vs. Memphis…Had a career-high four steals on Jan. 8 vs. Cleveland...2008-09: Played in 74 games with Detroit, averaging 4.9 ppg. and 1.8 rpg. in 16.7 minpg….Made eight starts, averaging 10.3 ppg., 2.5 rpg. and 1.5 apg. in 33.1 minpg. during that span…Also appeared in four playoff contests, averaging 6.3 ppg. in 16.5 minpg….Played a career-high 49 minutes on Apr. 15 @ Miami…2007-08: Appeared in 75 games with Detroit during his rookie campaign, averaging 3.7 ppg. and 1.8 rpg. in 12.9 minpg….Made nine starts, averaging 7.0 ppg., 2.7 rpg. and 1.0 apg. in 21.1 minpg. during that span…Was the first Pistons rookie to start the season opener since Grant Hill in 1994-95.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Detroit in the first round (27th overall) of the 2007 NBA Draft…Traded by Detroit to Denver along with Walter Sharpe and cash considerations in exchange for a future second round draft pick (Jul. 13, 2009)…Traded by Denver to Orlando as part of a four-team, 12-player deal (Aug. 10, 2012).
COLLEGE CAPSULE: Played three seasons at UCLA, averaging 14.8 ppg., 3.5 rpg. and 1.9 apg. in 32.7 minpg. during 104 career games…Shot .373 (209-560) from three-point range during his collegiate career…Helped lead the Bruins to back-to-back NCAA Final Fours in 2005-06 and 2006-07, including the National Championship Game in 2005-06…Finished his career ranked second in UCLA history in three-point field goals made (209) and attempted (560), and 17th in scoring (1,540 points)…Named First Team All-Pac 10 as both a sophomore (2005-06) and junior (2006-07)…During his junior campaign (2006-07), played in 36 games, averaging 16.9 ppg. (third-best in Pac-10), 2.8 rpg. and 1.9 apg. in 32.9 minpg…Earned consensus First Team All-America honors, was a member of the Wooden All-America Team and was named the Pac-10 Conference Player of the Year…As a sophomore (2005-06), appeared in 39 games, averaging a team-high 15.8 ppg., 4.2 rpg. and 1.8 apg. in 33.4 minpg.…During his freshman season (2004-05), played in 29 games, averaging 10.8 ppg., 3.3 rpg. and 2.2 blkpg. in 31.3 minpg.…Named to the Pac-10 All-Freshmen Team.