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TRANSACTIONS: Selected in the second round (41st overall pick) by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 2009 NBA Draft… traded by Milwaukee to Philadelphia along with Francisco Elson in exchange for Primoz Brezec, Royal Ivey and a 2010 second round pick on 2/18/10. Signed by the Lakers as a free agent August 13, 2012.


2012-13: Appeared in 78 games (10 starts), averaging 7.9 points, 2.2 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 0.74 steals in 21.3 minutes ... Scored 10+ points 26 times including 2 20+ point games ... Had 34 multiple 3-point field goal games ... Scored 21 points (career-high seven three-point field goals made on eight attempts) 11/30 vs. Denver ... Tallied 17 points and five rebounds 12/7 at Oklahoma City ... Scored 16 points 12/9 vs. Utah ... Recorded a season-high 24 points (9-14 FG, 4-7 3FG), five rebounds and season-high three steals 12/14 at Washington ... Scored 17 points 12/18 vs. Charlotte ... Posted 12 points and a season-high seven rebounds 12/22 at Golden State ... Totaled seven points and a career-high tying four assists 12/26 at Denver ... Scored 14 points (4-4 3FG) 2/8 at Charlotte ... Scored 16 points (all in 2nd half) 2/28 vs. Minnesota ... Scored 19 points (12 in 4th qtr on 4-5 FG, 4-4 3FG) 3/6 at New Orleans ... Scored 16 points 3/22 vs. Washington ... Tallied eight points, four rebounds and a career- high tying four assists 4/14 vs. San Antonio ... Missed three of four playoff games due to a sprained left ankle ... In one postseason appearance, totaled four points, two rebounds and a steal in 20 minutes.

2011-12:
Appeared in 66 games (50 starts), averaging 8.4 points, 2.4 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 24.9 minutes ... Scored in double-figures 24 times including four 20+ point games and one 30+ point contest ... Posted 25 multiple three-point field goal games including six games with four- plus 3FGM ... Scored 27 points (8-19 FG, 3-7 3FG, 8-9 FT) 4/25 at Milwaukee ... Scored a career-high 31 points (11-16 FG, 7-10 3FG, 2-2 FT) 3/27 vs. Cleveland ... Recorded 10 points and a career-high five steals 2/4 at Atlanta ... Totaled six points and a season-high eight rebounds 1/25 vs. New Jersey ... Tallied 26 points (10-11 FG, 6-7 3FG) 1/13 vs. Washington ... Posted 21 points (7-13 FG, 4-8 3FG) 1/6 vs. Detroit ... In 13 playoff games (one start), averaged 2.7 points, 0.3 rebounds and 0.3. assists in 7.8 minutes.


2009-10 NOTES/CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • In 60 games for Milwaukee and Philadelphia, averaged 4.7 points and 1.7 rebounds in 12.0 minutes per game while shooting 38.8% from the floor, 31.8% from 3-point range and 79.5% from the line… in 19 games for the Sixers, averaged 5.9 ppg in 12.3 mpg while shooting 44.0% FGs and 38.0% 3FGs.
  • In the month of April (six games played), averaged 13.5 points (56.5% FGs, 50.0% 3FGs), 3.0 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 23.0 minutes per game.
  • At the 2009 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, averaged a team-high 19.0 points for Milwaukee while shooting 55.7% from the floor, 53.3% from 3-point range and 81.8% from the line.
  • As a junior at Kentucky, led the SEC in scoring (23.7 ppg) and ranked sixth nationally… recorded the nation’s top three scoring efforts in regulation games (54, 46 and 45 points).

  • PRO CAREER:
    Appeared in 60 games a rookie for Milwaukee and Philadelphia in 2009-10, averaging 4.7 points and 1.7 rebounds in 12.0 minutes per game while shooting 38.8% from the floor, 31.8% from 3-point range and 79.5% from the line… SUMMER 2009: In five games for Milwaukee at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, averaged a team-high 19.0 points while shooting 55.7% from the floor, 53.3% from 3-point range and 81.8% from the line… SUMMER 2010: Started all five games for Philadelphia in the Orlando Pro Summer League, averaging 14.6 points (37.5% FGs, 33.3% 3FGs, 82.1% FTs), 3.0 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.2 steals… Named All-Summer League Second Team.


    COLLEGE CAREER:
    Was an early entry candidate for the 2009 NBA Draft following his junior season at Kentucky… Hold’s UK’s all-time single-season record for 3-pointers made (117)… As a junior, became the first player in league history to earn four SEC Player of the Week honors in a season… Led the SEC in scoring as a junior (23.7 ppg) and ranked sixth nationally… Recorded the nation’s top three scoring efforts in regulation (54, 46 and 45 points) in 2008-09… His 54 points at Tennessee set a UK single-game record… Hit 10 3-pointers in that game.

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    Height: 6'4''/ 1.93m
    Weight: 208 lbs./ 94.3 kg
    Born: August 21, 1987
    From: University of Kentucky
    Draft: 2nd Round (41st pick) 2009 NBA Draft
    NBA Debut: 2009
    Years Pro: 5
    Previous Teams:
      Los Angeles Lakers 2013 - 2013
      Philadelphia 76ers 2012 - 2012
      Los Angeles Lakers 2012 - 2012
      Philadelphia 76ers 2009 - 2011
      More Previous Teams
    Prior to NBA/Country: Kentucky/USA

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