Not drafted by an NBA Franchise.
Signed as a free agent on September 29, 2007.
Played in 58 games (49 starts) for New Orleans…averaged career highs in points (11.6), rebounds (4.3), assists (2.6) and minutes (28.7)…started the final 49 games of the season…in his starts, averaged 11.7 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 29.0 minutes per game…led the Hornets in scoring four times, in rebounding three times and in assists seven times…scored in double figures in 39 games and scored 20 or more points in four games…scored a career-high tying 25 points and added nine rebounds on April 10 versus the Clippers…recorDed his 1,500th career point on March 20 at Memphis.
During the 2005-06 season, played in 81 games (14 starts)…averaged 7.5 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 21.1 minutes per game...scored in double figures in 24 games including two performances of 20 or more points…led the team in scoring four times, in rebounds three times and in assists in one game…scored a career-high tying 25 points on Feb. 13 at the Lakers…during the 2004-05 season, played in 67 games…averaged 7.4 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game…had six games with 20 or more points…during the 2003-04 season played in 58 games…averaged 4.0 points and 2.2 rebounds per game…scored in double figures in nine games…scored a season-high 19 points at Utah on April 2…during the 2002-03 season, played in 10 games with the San Antonio Spurs and Denver Nuggets…played in seven games for the Spurs and in three games (two starts) for the Nuggets…averaged 6.0 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.7 assists with the Nuggets…played in 44 games for the NBDL’s Fayetteville Patriots…averaged 16.9 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 24.7 minutes per game…named 2003 NBDL MVP, Rookie of the Year and All-NBDL First Team…during the 2002 season, named the USBL Rookie of the Year after averaging 17.3 points and 6.2 rebounds for the Kansas Cagerz.
NBA PLAYOFF CAREER:
Has played in 21 playoff games in two postseason appearances...during the 2005 Playoffs, won an NBA Championship with the San Antonio Spurs…played in 12 games and averaged 1.8 points in 5.0 minutes per game…during the 2004 Playoffs, averaged 5.8 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.0 assist in 14.4 minutes per game…averaged 10.5 points per game over the final four games of the conference semifinals versus the Los Angeles Lakers…scored a career playoff-high 16 points on May 9 at the Lakers.
Played four seasons at the University of Texas – San Antonio…is the all-time leading scorer in school history with 1,922 career points…played in 105 career games with averages of 18.3 points, 7.2 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.8 steals in 32.0 minutes per game…led his team in scoring in each of his four seasons…named First Team All-Southland Conference in each of his final three seasons…named conference Newcomer of the Year after his freshman season…became the first player in school history to have his number retired when he had his #23 jersey retired on Feb. 12, 2004.