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Transactions: Selected by the New Orleans Hornets with the 10th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft.

2012-13 Season: Averaged 6.2 points, 2.1 assists and 1.8 rebounds per game in 61 games played his rookie season (including 26 starts). Led the team in points twice and assists once...Poured in 10 pts on 5-6 FG and two rebounds vs. LAL on 3/6... Made the start on 2/11 at DET, scoring seven points...Poured in nine points and grabbed two rebounds at LAL 1/29...Grabbed a career-high seven rebounds on 12/22 vs. IND...Made a career-high nine field goals and five three-pointers to record his best point total of his career (27) on 12/14 vs. MIN...Recorded a career-high in minutes played (38) on 12/12 at OKC...Finished with 11 points, five rebounds and three assists 12/11 vs. WAS...Scored a career-high 15 points on 7-13 shooting on 12/7 vs. MEM... Tied a career-high, grabbing four defensive rebounds on 12/3 vs. MIL...Tied a career-high with five field goals and 14 points in the 11/26 win at LAC... Scored a career-high 14 points, shooting 5-10 from the field on 11/20 vs. NYK...Recorded double-digits for the first time this season 11/14 at HOU with 10 points, while adding three rebounds, two assists and one steal...Scored nine points while adding three rebounds, three steals, two assists and one block 11/3 at CHI...Totaled seven points, two assists and one rebound on opening night 10/31 vs. SAS. Missed final 20 games of the season due to a fractured right hand suffered on 3/6 vs. LAL.

College (Duke University 2011-12): Averaged a team-high 15.5 points to join Johnny Dawkins (1983) and Bill Sapp (1945) as the only freshmen to lead Duke in scoring…became just the seventh freshman in ACC history to collect First Team all-conference recognition…in the Duke freshman record books, ranks in the top five in seven categories: points (527, 3rd); points per game (15.5, 3rd); free throws (121, 1st) and attempts (184, 1st), three-pointers (58, 5th), double-figure scoring games (30, t-3rd) and 20-point games (eighth, t-5th)…a First Team All-ACC selection and NABC Third Team All-American…scored 20 or more points eight times…recorded double-digit points in 30 of 34 games…finished with 19 points, four rebounds and one assist in first round NCAA Tournament loss to Lehigh…posted a season-high 29 points and hit game-winning three-pointer to top No. 5 UNC, 85-84, on the road…shot 9-of-16 from the field, including 6-of-10 from three-point range, and added five rebounds…also notched 23 points in overtime win over Virginia Tech, converting 11-of-17 free throws…collected 18 points on 7-of-11 shooting against the Hokies earlier in the year…registered 22 points on 8-of-18 shooting in a road loss to No. 2 Ohio State…posted 18 points on 6-of-13 shooting vs. Washington in 25 minutes of action…contributed 20 points and season-high nine rebounds in 43 minutes during an overtime loss to Miami (FL)…Scored 15 points to go along with season-highs of six assists and three steals 11/12 vs. Presbyterian.

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Height: 6'4''/ 1.93m
Weight: 200 lbs./ 90.7 kg
Born: August 01, 1992
From: Duke University
Draft: 1st Round (10th pick) 2012 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2012
Years Pro: 2
Previous Teams:
  New Orleans Pelicans 2012 - 2013
Prior to NBA/Country: Duke/USA

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