Not drafted by the NBA out of college in 2004…signed by the Washington Wizards as a free agent on Oct. 1, 2004…waived by Washington on Oct. 30, 2004…signed with KK Cibona VIP Zagreb of the Euroleague in December of 2004…signed by Khimik-OPZ Yuzny of the Ukraine Superleague in March of 2005…signed by the HEAT as a free agent on Aug. 12, 2005.
2005 SUMMER LEAGUE:
Played five contests with the Washington Wizards in the Reebok Vegas Summer League and averaged 13.4 points, 3.8 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 24.0 minutes…led the team in three-point field goals made, three-point field goal attempts and assists…scored in double figures on three occasions…led the team in steals and assists once each.
Spent the majority of the season in Europe…split time with KK Cibona VIP Zagreb and Khimik-OPZ Yuzny…appeared in seven games with KK Cibona VIP Zagreb in the Euroleague and averaged 14.0 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.2 assists…also played five games with KK Cibona VIP Zagreb in the Adriatic League and averaged 16.6 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.8 assists…saw action in five games with Khimik-OPZ Yuzny in the Ukraine Superleague and averaged 21.0 points in 19 games while connecting on 45.9 percent of his field goal attempts, including 35.2 percent from three-point range…was in training camp with the Washington Wizards and averaged 3.1 points and 1.0 assists in seven preseason contests…appeared in two games with the Wizards at the 2004 Pepsi Pro Summer League in Orlando and averaged 6.5 points (.625 FG%, 1.000 FT%), 1.0 assists, 0.5 steals and 10.5 minutes.
Played four years at the University of Kentucky and averaged 11.0 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.23 steals and 26.3 minutes while shooting 45.2 percent from the floor, 39.6 percent from three-point range and 73.6 percent from the charity stripe…started 107 of the 127 games in which he saw action…finished his career as the 22nd leading all-time scorer at Kentucky with 1,391 career points…also ranked fourth on UK’s all-time three-point field goals made (199) list and seventh on the all-time three-point field goal percentage (.396) list upon graduating in 2004…helped lead Kentucky to a 105-29 (.784) record during his career with three SEC Tournament championships and four NCAA Tournament berths (two-Sweet 16 and one-Elite 8 finish)…was a career 43 percent three-point shooter in SEC games…became the 50th player in Kentucky history to top the 1,000-point plateau…scored in double figures 73 times in his career…averaged 15 points and 6.0 assists in three games at the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament in 2004 and was named to the All-Consolation Team…was named First Team All-SEC by the league’s coaches as a senior in 2003-04 and Second Team All-SEC by The Associated Press…started 23 of the 29 games in which he appeared as a senior and averaged 16.2 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.31 steals and 29.8 minutes while connecting on 43.1 percent of his field goal attempts, 40.1 percent of his three-point attempts and 76 percent of his free throw attempts…his 40.1 percent accuracy from three-point range in 2003-04 was the seventh-best single-season mark in UK history…set career highs in scoring average, points (470), three-point field goals made (79) and attempted (197), free throws made (95) and attempted (125), field goal attempts (343) and minutes per game as a senior…led the Wildcats in scoring average, points, three-point field goals made and attempted and free throws made and attempted as a senior…ranked second in the SEC in three-point field goals made per game (2.7), fourth in three-point field goal percentage and 10th in scoring average in 2003-04…earned SEC Tournament MVP honors in 2004 after averaging 19.0 points and 5.0 rebounds while guiding UK to its 25th league tournament title…averaged a team-high 21.5 points in UK’s NCAA Tournament games…scored his 1,000th career point during a 25-point performance against Michigan State in the “Basketbowl” at Ford Field on Dec. 13, 2003…recorded career highs in points (36), field goals made (14) and field goals attempted against Tennessee Tech on Nov. 28, 2003…as a junior in 2002-03 averaged 12.3 points, 3.0 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 0.94 steals and 28.9 minutes while playing in all 36 games (35 starts) and leading the Wildcats to a 32-4 record…set career highs in games played, starts, minutes played (1,042), field goals made (152), field goal percentage (.472), three-point field goal percentage (.415), free throw percentage (.765) and assists (85) as a junior…was named Honorable Mention All-SEC by The Associated Press in 2002-03…ranked fourth in the SEC in three-point accuracy (.430) in league play…scored in double figures on 23 occasions…started 23 of the 28 games in which he appeared as a sophomore in 2001-02 and averaged 8.9 points, a career-high 5.4 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1.57 steals and 27.0 minutes while connecting on 45.5 percent of his field goal attempts, 34.5 percent from three-point range and 69.6 percent from the charity stripe…finished second on the team in rebounding and tied for third in scoring…set career highs in both rebounds (151) and steals (44)…earned UK’s “Three-point Award”…earned All-SEC Freshman Team honors in 2000-01 after averaging 6.8 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.18 steals and 19.8 minutes in 34 games (26 starts) while shooting 45.5 percent from the floor, 40.8 percent from three-point range and 69 percent from the foul line…earned the team’s Mr. Hustle Award his freshman season.