2013-14 SEASON: Appeared in 43 games (five starts) for the Lakers in his fourth NBA season, averaged 10.0 points, 2.7 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 1.0 steals and 0.2 blocks in 21.1 minutes... Recorded 22 points (8-13 FG) and 6 rebounds 10/29 vs. LAC … Finished with 14 points and 4 rebounds 10/30 at GSW … Totaled 18 points (6-8 FT) 11/3 vs. ATL … Scored 15 points 11/12 vs. NOP … Scored 21 points (7-11 FG) 11/24 vs. SAC …Tallied a career-high 27 points (9-12 FG; 4-7 3FG) and 5 rebounds 12/1 vs. POR …Finished with 17 points (6-8 FG) 12/8 vs. TOR … Scored 15 points (career-high 9 FTM) 12/13 at OKC …Recorded 18 points, 6 rebounds and 3 steals 12/16 at ATL …Posted 21 points and handed out a career-high 4 assists 12/20 vs. MEM … Tied a career-high with 9 free throws made (13 total points) 12/21 at GSW … Recorded 14 points (5-8 FG) 12/25 vs. MIA … Scored 15 points to go with 5 rebounds 3/6 vs. LAC … Totaled 24 points and 4 rebounds 3/19 vs. SAS … Finished with 22 points (8-11 FG) and 2 steals 3/25 vs. NYK … Had 21 games with 10+ points … Six games with 20+ points. PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2012-13 (Hornets): Appeared in 50 games with New Orleans, averaging 3.9 points and 1.8 rebounds in 12.5 minutes … Made eight free throws on 10 attempts 4/14 vs. Dallas … Scored a season-high 15 points 4/10 at Sacramento …
2011-12 (Hornets): Averaged 5.3 points, 2.4 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 16.5 minutes over 45 games for the Hornets…led the team in rebounds once…recorded double-digit points on six different occasions…scored 14 points and grabbed three rebounds 4/11 vs. SAC…had 12 points and three rebounds 3/22 vs. LAC…recorded 13 points, three rebounds, two assists and one steal 3/21 vs. GSW…scored 12 points and pulled down five boards 2/9 at DEN…recorded a career-high 19 points in 24 minutes of action 3/2 vs. DAL…had 12 points and six rebounds 2/28 at CHI…missed 12 games due to an ankle injury, and nine due to coach’s decision…appeared in one game with the Iowa Energy of the NBA D-League, scoring 13 points while also recording two steals, one rebound and one assist in 19 minutes of action.
2010-11 (Grizzlies): Averaged 4.3 points, 1.0 rebounds and 0.5 assists in 13.9 minutes over 38 games…as a starter, averaged 6.3 points in 20.6 minutes…scored 10+ points five times, including a then career-high 17 points 12/5 at Denver…in his first career start, totaled six points and career-high three assists on 11/20 vs. Miami…made NBA debut on 10/27 vs. Atlanta, and recorded six points and two rebounds in 14 minutes of action…missed 34 games due to right knee injury…inactive for 33 games. Playoffs: Inactive for 2011 playoffs with Grizzlies.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Memphis in the first round (12th overall) of the 2010 NBA Draft…signed multi-year contract with Grizzlies on Sept. 24, 2010…acquired by the New Orleans Hornets from the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for a 2013 2nd round pick on Jan. 4, 2012…assigned to the Iowa Energy of the NBA D-League on March 18, 2012…recalled from assignment with the Iowa Energy on March 19, 2012. Signed by the Lakers as a free agent on September 5, 2013.
COLLEGE: Declared for NBA Draft following Freshman season at Kansas…in his lone season at Kansas, was second in the team with 13.4 points, while also averaging 4.4 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.5 steals for the Jayhawks…named All-Big 12 Honorable Mention and Big 12 All-Freshman Team…earned Freshman All-American honors from CollegeInsider.com and FoxSports.com…named Big 12 Rookie of the Week three times…scored in double-digits 26 times and reached 20-plus points in four different contests…scored a career-best 31 points against La Salle 12/12/2009.
PERSONAL: Born in Ghent, Belgium, while his father was playing basketball internationally there…both parents played basketball at University of Kansas as well…aunt Vickie Summers also played basketball at Kansas and ranks fourth all-time on Kansas career-scoring list, while uncle ,Joe Adkins, played college basketball at Oklahoma State…father, Carl, was an All-Big Eight first team selection in 1983-84 season and played one season for the Sacramento Kings in 1985-86…college teammate of older brother C.J. who was freshman walk-on at Kansas...brother C.J. was also drafted by the New York Yankees in the 17th round of the 2005 MLB draft by the New York Yankees, and played minor league ball for Yankees and Phillies…met with students of the Most Valuable Pupils Program presented by Chevron prior to the Jan. 16th, 2012,game vs. POR to congratulate them on their hard work and encourage them to work hard in the classroom…participated in a Hornets Season Ticket Holder Boot Camp by leading workouts and giving the fans a tour of the Hornets’ practice facility…met with the McDonald’s All-American nominees from the state of Louisiana prior to a Hornets home game and spoke with them about the importance of hard work and dedication…met with at-risk youth at Café Hope in New Orleans and spoke with them about the importance of making the right decisions in life…donated to Direct Relief’s Japan Relief and Recovery Fund…out of high school, ranked as No. 3 by ESPNU, No. 6 by Scout.com, and No. 8 by Rivals.com in 2009 recruiting class…averaged 28.3 points his senior year of high school en route to McDonald’s and Parade All-American honors…two-time Gatorade Player-of-the-Year in the state of Oklahoma…competed for the USA Junior Select Team in the Nike Hoop Summitt as a senior in high school…led Putnam City High School to state titles senior and freshman seasons.