Selected in the first round (sixth overall pick) of the 1999 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves
Acquired along with Delonte West from the Seattle SuperSonics and Ben Wallace and Joe Smith from the Chicago Bulls on Feb. 21, 2008. In exchange, the Cavaliers sent Larry Hughes, Drew Gooden, Cedric Simmons and Shannon Brown to the Bulls and Ira Newble and Donyell Marshall to the Sonics. In addition, Cleveland acquired Chicago’s 2009 second round pick and Seattle acquired Adrian Griffin from the Bulls.
Played in 75 games (two starts) for Seattle and Cleveland…averaged 11.5 points and 2.9 rebounds per game while shooting .413 from three-point range on the season in 23.2 minutes per game…played in 50 games (one start) with Seattle and averaged 13.1 points on .460 shooting including .428 from three-point range, 2.7 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 23.6 minutes per game…in 25 games (one start) with the Cavaliers, averaged 8.2 points and 3.2 rebounds in 22.3 minutes per game…averaged double figures in scoring for the ninth straight season (every season in the NBA)… scored in double figures in 43 games including nine games with 20 or more points…ranked 16th in the NBA in three-point percentage (.413) and 20th in free throw percentage (.851)…posted his Cavaliers high with 18 points and 43 minutes on April 16 versus Detroit…led or tied for the Cavaliers team lead in points, rebounds and assists one time each, in steals three times and in blocks twice…over a 18-game stretch from Dec. 15 – Jan. 23 with Seattle, averaged 16.4 points on .498 shooting and 3.3 rebounds per game…scored a season-high 32 points on 12-16 (.750) shooting including 5-8 (.625) from three-point range on Nov. 6 at Sacramento…missed two games from Jan. 31 – Feb. 2 with a right sprained ankle…was a DNP-CD on three occasions…was inactive for the game on Feb. 29 versus Minnesota for personal reasons.
Played in 32 games for Seattle during the 2006-07 season…averaged 15.0 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 28.1 minutes per game… shot .897 (113-126) from the line, tying his career high…connected on .415 (44-106) of three-pointers… scored a season-high 35 points vs. Charlotte on Nov. 8…grabbed a season-high seven rebounds at Golden State on Dec. 29…dished out a season-high six assists on two occasions…tied his career high in free throw attempts vs. New Orleans/Oklahoma City on November 1 when he went 11-for-13 from the line…had season-ending ankle surgery on March 8…played in 72 games (71 starts) during the 2005-06 season…averaged 19.0 points, 4.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists with Minnesota and Boston…shot .897 (278-310) from the line, setting his career high…was on the Inactive List the final seven games of the season due to a left knee cartilage injury…during the 2004-05 season, played in 81 games (37 starts) for the Minnesota Timberwolves…averaging 15.5 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.4 assists… ranked 16th in the NBA in field goal percentage (.506)…scored 20 or more points 18 times…led team in scoring 14 times…dished out his 1,000th career assist vs. Denver on Feb. 9…scored a season-high 34 points at Seattle on Jan. 21, the most points scored by a non-starter in Timberwolves history…scored the 5,000th point of his career vs. Portland on Dec. 14…made 39 consecutive free throws from Dec. 4–Jan. 1…during the 2003-04 season, averaged 10.2 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 28 games…sat out the first 53 games with a strained plantar fascia in his left foot…scored a season-high 24 points at Phoenix on March 19…surpassed Chuck Person on the Timberwolves all-time three-pointers made list (218) vs. Utah on April 12…during the 2002-03 season, averaged 17.6 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 52 games (42 starts) with Minnesota…shot .421 percent (61-145) from three-point range (fifth in the NBA)…shot .867 (150-173) from the line (13th in the NBA)…scored a career-high 44 points vs. Chicago on April 13…grabbed a season-high 11 rebounds vs. New York on March 2…had 30 points and a season-high eight assists vs. Phoenix on Feb. 23…hit the game-winning shot vs. Dallas on Feb. 11…went 12-for-12 from the line at Milwaukee on Feb. 24…missed 30 games due to a dislocated fifth toe on his left foot…did not play opening night, halting his streak of 196 consecutive starts…during the 2001-02 season, averaged 18.7 points, 4.8 rebound and 3.1 assists, shooting a career-high .455 from three point range (fourth in the NBA), in 82 games (all starts) for Minnesota… shot .508 (609-1200) from the field (11th in the NBA)…led team in scoring 23 times…scored 20 or more points 33 times…scored 30 or more points on eight occasions…scored 10 points in the NBA All-Star Game in Philadelphia on Feb. 10…scored a season-high 37 points vs. Utah on Jan. 4…went 13-for-13 from the line vs. the Los Angeles Lakers on January 11, both career highs…grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds vs. Orlando on Nov. 17…scored 28 points in the first half vs. New York on Nov. 6 and finished with 35 points…played in 82 games (all starts) during the 2000-01 season…averaged 14.0 points, a career-high 5.5 rebounds and a career-high 3.2 assists in 34.8 minutes for the Timberwolves…shot .510 (469-920) from the field (fifth in the NBA)…shot .870 (181-208) from the free throw line (11th in the NBA)…named MVP of the Schick Rookie Challenge as a sophomore, recording 27 points and eight rebounds, including 11-for-13 from the field and 5-for-6 from three-point range on February 10…dished out a career-high tying 10 assists at Washington on Jan. 2…during the 1999-2000 season, averaged 11.6 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 73 games (53 starts) with Minnesota…named NBA All-Rookie first team…shot a career-high .511 (342-669) from the field (7th in the NBA)…scored a season-high 27 points vs. Milwaukee on March 19…just missed a triple-double vs. Golden State on Feb. 22 with 21 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds…scored 13 points in the Schick Rookie Challenge in Oakland on Feb. 12…missed nine games due to inflammation in his right knee.
NBA PLAYOFF CAREER: Has played in 42 career playoff games (30 starts) with averages of 12.1 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists...in 13 games (all starts) during the 2008 Playoffs averaged 10.8 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 28.8 minutes per game…against the Wizards, scored 15 points on 6-9 (.667) shooting in Game 2 and set a career-high with 26 points, including six three-pointers, in game 6…scored in double figures in five of the seven games versus Boston in the second round…in the 2004 Playoffs averaged 11.8 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 12 games off the bench for the Timberwolves…saw action in six games (all starts) in the 2003 Playoffs, averaging 14.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.2 assists…in the 2002 Playoffs, averaged 20.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists in three games (all starts)…shot .889 (16-18) from the free throw line…played in four games (all starts) in the 2001 Playoffs, averaging 14.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists while shooting .486 (18-37) from the field…scored a game-high 20 points vs San Antonio on April 30…in the 2000 Playoffs, averaged 6.0 points, 2.0 rebounds and 0.5 assists in four games (all starts).
Played four years at Miami of Ohio University and was named a First Team All-American by John Wooden Basketball News, Basketball America, College Hoops Insider and Sports Illustrated and Second Team All-American by The Associated Press and the National Association of Basketball Coaches in 1998-999…also named MAC Player of the Year in 1998-99…finished his career at Miami of Ohio as the school’s second all-time leading scorer with 1,847 points (Ron Harper)…his No. 32 jersey was retired by Miami of Ohio in September of 2001…in his senior season, averaged 24.2 points (third in the nation), 8.5 rebounds and 2.9 assists…scored a career-high 43 points against Washington in a first-round NCAA Tournament win…in his junior season, named First Team All-MAC…averaged 24.4 points, 7.6 rebounds and 2.5 assists…scored a season-high 41 points in a double overtime win at Dayton…in his sophomore season, averaged 12.8 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists…names to the MAC All-Freshman Team his freshman season after averaging 8.0 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.0 assists.