Draft position: Originally selected by the Pacers in the first round (11th pick overall) of the 2008 NBA Draft.
Transactions: Acquired by Portland from the Indiana Pacers along with Ike Diogu for Jarrett Jack, Josh McRoberts, the draft rights to Brandon Rush and cash considerations on July 9, 2008..acquired from the Portland Trail Blazers in exchange for a conditional future first-round pick on October 23, 2010.
2009-10 Season: Scored in double figures 29 times, including eight-straight appearances (1/20-2/3) for the first time in his career...made more free throws (201) than field goals (200)...appeared in 74 games, starting 11 times...dished a career-best nine assists 4/14 vs. GSW...netted a career-best 31 points (10-24 FG, 9-10 FT) to go with seven assists in his first career start 12/23 at SAS...his 31 points 12/23 at SAS set a new franchise record for points by a Trail Blazer in their first career start (30, Ron Brewer, Oct. 18, 2009)...scored a game-high 29 points (9-15 FG), including 16 in the decisive fourth quarter 12/17 vs. PHO.
Professional: 2008-09: Averaged 4.3 points, 1.1 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 12.4 minutes in 53 games…scored 10-plus points seven times…led Portland in assists five times (including ties)...dished a career- high and game-best eight assists in 28 minutes 2/ 11 vs. OKC...scored 19 points (7-9 FG), including 11 in the fourth quarter, and passed out a team-high six assists 2/2 at NOH...rang up a career-high 23 points (6-9 FG, 11-11 FT), including 11 in the fourth quarter, in 25 minutes 1/15 at NJN.
College: Averaged 19.7 points (led team, third in Pac-10), 2.7 rebounds, 4.0 assists (second on team, sixth in Pac-10), while shooting 45.8% from the field, 40.7% from long distance and 83.9% from the free throw line (led team, fourth in Pac-10)…garnered Second Team All-Pac-10 and All-Freshman honors…earned First Team All-District honors by NABC and USBWA…named Honorable Mention All-American by the Associated Press…was a Wooden Award finalist…became the first freshman to lead Arizona in scoring since Sean Elliot in 1985-86…became the first ever freshman to earn team MVP honors since Sean Elliot in 1986…scored 20-plus points 16 times and 30-plus four times…strung together a trio of consecutive 30-point games, becoming the first player in Arizona history to do so…tied the mark for most points ever by a freshman in a Pac-10 game, with a career-high 39 points (12-18 FG, 6-10 3-PT, 9-9 FT) 2/10 vs. Arizona State.