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Background

2013-14 SEASON:
Tallied a team-high 21 points and 7 assists @ NOP 3/28 … Posted a team-high 32 points and 6 assists vs. DET 3/24 … Scored a team-high 22 points with 8 assists @ PHI 3/8 … Had 17 points, 10 rebounds and 9 assists vs. PHX 2/26 … Tallied a team-high 27 points and 5 assists vs. MIN 1/21 … Inactive 5 games (left hip flexor) … NWT (left hip flexor) vs. CLE 1/10 … Scored a career-high 37 points with a team-high 11 rebounds and 7 assists vs. OKC 1/7 … Scored Jazz’s final 17 points, becoming the first player since LeBron James (@ NJN 4/16/12) to do so… Joins Pete Maravich, Adrian Dantley and Karl Malone as only Jazz players with a 37-11-7 statline … Had 16 points, 11 rebounds, 9 assists @ MEM 12/23 … Had 30 points and career-high 13 rebounds @ DEN 12/13 … Produced a career-high 12 assists vs. CHI 11/25 … Had 28 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists @ BOS 11/6.

PREVIOUS SEASONS:
2012-13: Appeared in 71 games (26 starts) … Averaged 14.1 points, 3.1 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 29.2 minutes … Missed 10 games due to a right shoulder sprain (1/28-2/13) … Led Jazz in scoring 17 times … Led Utah in rebounding twice and in assists five times … Scored 10+ points 44 times … Scored at least 20 points 11 times … Led Jazz frontcourt in assists per game (2.6) … Ranked second on the Jazz in free-throw attempts (293) and free-throw percentage (.829), third in scoring … Tied for 20th in NBA in three-point accuracy (.415) … Had team-high 23 points vs. NOH (4/5) … Tied season-high with 27 points at HOU (3/20) … Registered 17 points and career-high four blocks vs. NYK (3/18) … Recorded 25 points and seven assists at CLE (3/6) … Scored game-high 23 points at LAC (2/23) … Had season-high 27 points along with six boards and five assists vs. DAL (1/7) … Scored game-high 17 points vs. MIN (1/2) … Scored a game-high 21 points at HOU (12/1) … Had 23 points and three boards vs. SAC (11/23).

2011-12: Appeared in 66 games (58 starts) ... Averaged 11.8 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.1 assists in 30.3 minutes ... Selected to play in the 2012 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge, recording 14 points on 2/24 ... One of 13 players chosen for the 2012 USA Men's Select Team that trained against the USA Basketball Men's National Team prior to the 2012 Olympic Games in London ... Scored 10-plus points 41 times, scoring 20-plus points 10 times ... Led (or tied) for team lead in scoring seven times, and in assists 11 times ... Had 11 points and tied a career-high eight assists vs. PHX (4/24) ... Scored 23 points at POR (4/18) ... Had 24 points, four rebounds and five assists vs. DAL (4/16) ... Scored a season-high 29 points and also had six assists at HOU (4/11) ... Had 20 points and career-high 10 rebounds vs. PHX (4/4) ... Had 20 points at POR (4/2) ... Scored 19 points and had five rebounds vs. SAC (3/30) ... Had 19 points, seven rebounds and five assists at BOS (3/28) ... Tied a franchise-record by playing 57 minutes at ATL (four overtimes) (3/25), recording 19 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists ... Scored 26 points vs. MIN (3/15) ... Had 23 points, four rebounds and five assists at CLE (3/5) ... Had 23 points and five assists at MEM (2/12) ... Scored 21 points at GS (2/2) ... Had 21 points, five rebounds and four assists vs. SAC (1/23) ... Had a career-high four steals vs. DAL (1/19) ... Had 19 points at DEN (1/15) ... Scored 18 points at GS (1/7).

2010-11: Appeared in 72 games (17 starts) for Utah, averaging 5.4 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 16.9 minutes of play as a rookie … Scored a career-high 34 points against Denver (4/13), the most by a Jazz rookie since 3/16/83 (Jerry Eaves - 35) … Set career-high eight rebounds at Phoenix (2/15) … Made five three-pointers, a career-high, twice (3/11, 4/13) … Played for Utah Jazz in 2010 Orlando Pro Summer League averaging 10.8 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 21 minutes per game.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS
Selected by the Utah Jazz in the first round (ninth overall pick) of the 2010 NBA Draft ... Signed by the Jazz to a multi-year contract on 7/1/10.

COLLEGE Was an early entry candidate to the NBA after playing two seasons at Butler (2008-2010) ... Averaged 14.4 points, 7.4 rebounds, and 1.8 assists in 60 career games (all starts) over a two-year career ... Named to the All-Horizon League First Team both seasons ... 2009-10: Led Butler to the first Final Four in school history and to the NCAA Championship Game as a sophomore ... Appeared in 37 games (all starts), averaging 15.5 points, 8.2 rebounds and 1.7 assists ... Led Butler to a 33-5 record ... Chosen to the All-Tournament Team at the 2010 Final Four ... Had 12 points and a team-high eight rebounds in the title game vs. Duke ... Narrowly missed half-court buzzer beater that would have given Butler the national title ... Led the Bulldogs with 19 points and nine rebounds against Michigan State in the national semifinals ... Selected as the Most Outstanding Player of the West Regional, held at EnergySolutions Arena ...Posted game-highs of 22 points and nine rebounds against Kansas State in the West Regional final ... Chosen 2009-10 Horizon League Player of the Year ... Selected Third Team on the 2009-10 ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-America Team ... Named to The Sporting News Midseason Mid-Major All-America Team ... Chosen to the Academic All-District V team... Named one of 30 finalists for the Naismith Trophy ... Led Butler in both scoring and rebounding, only player in Horizon League's top five in both categories ... 2008-09: Appeared in 32 games (all starts) as a true freshman, averaging 13.1 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.9 assists ... Named All-Horizon League First Team. Also selected as Horizon League Newcomer of the Year and picked to the All-Newcomer Team ... Selected to the Foxsports.com National All-Freshman Team ... Named Horizon League Player of the Week three times as a freshman ... Set a Butler freshman record by hitting seven three-pointers against both Ohio State and Illinois-Chicago.

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Height: 6'8''/ 2.03m
Weight: 225 lbs./ 102.1 kg
Born: March 23, 1990
From: Butler University
Draft: 1st Round (9th pick) 2010 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2010
Years Pro: 4
Previous Teams:
  Utah Jazz 2010 - 2014
Prior to NBA/Country: Butler/USA

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