2012-13: Appeared in seven games, averaging 1.3 points in 3.7 minutes . . . Posted a season-high four points and one rebound in four minutes vs. PHX on 4/17 . . . Scored his first NBA basket and collected one steal in 2:46 vs. BKN on 3/29 . . . Recalled from Iowa Energy on 2/13 . . . Tallied 19 points, nine rebounds and two blocks in 27 minutes vs. L.A. D-Fenders . . . Assigned to Iowa Energy on 12/27 . . . Had one point and one assist in five minutes in first NBA action at SAC on 12/16 . . . Recalled from Iowa Energy on 12/2 after averaging 14.0 and 10.7 rebounds in three games in the D-League . . . Posted 16 points and 12 rebounds vs. Fort Wayne on 12/1 . . . Had eight points, 12 rebounds and four assists in 28 minutes at Fort Wayne on 11/30 . . . Posted 17 points and eight rebounds in 27 minutes at Sioux Falls on 11/24 in first game for Iowa Energy . . . Assigned to Iowa Energy of the NBA D-League on 11/12 â€¦ Was inactive 56 times, DNP-CD 19 times.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS:Drafted by the Nuggets in the second round with the 38th overall pick . . . Signed with Denver on Sept. 6, 2012.
COLLEGE: Played in 37 games, making 35 starts, in one year at Baylor University . . . Averaged 10.6 points and 4.9 rebounds in 24.4 minutes . . . Named Big 12 Co-Freshman of the Year by league coaches . . . Also named Big 12 Freshman of the Year by Sporting News . . . Honorable mention All-Big 12 by league coaches . . . Unanimous Big 12 All-Rookie choice by coaches . . . Four 20-point games, three coming in Big 12 play . . . Debuted in season-opening win Nov. 11 vs. Texas Southern, scoring 17 points . . . Scored then-career-high 20 points on 7-of-12 FG (5-of-6 FT) and added 6 rebounds in 25 minutes vs. San Diego State (Nov. 15) . . . Scored 17 points, knocking down 11-of-12 from FT line, vs. UT Arlington (Nov. 23) . . . Grabbed career-high 11 boards vs. UTSA, first of two double-doubles . . . Had 21 points in 25 minutes in Jan. 14 home rout of Oklahoma State . . . Scored career-high 29 points on 12-of-17 shooting in 31 minutes in Jan. 21 home loss to Missouri . . . Had 9 points and career-high-tying 11 rebounds in 18 minutes at Texas A&M (Feb. 1) . . . Chipped in second 20-point game against Missouri with 20 points and 7 rebounds in 30 minutes Feb. 11 . . . Posted second double-double (12 points, 11 rebounds) in Feb. 18 loss to Kansas State . . . Had 13 points and 8 rebounds in Big 12 Championship semifinal win March 9 vs. Kansas . . . Helped the Bears reach the Elite Eight at the 2012 NCAA Tournament.