Notes: 2009: Selected by Sacramento in 1st round (23rd overall) of the NBA Draft...2011: Traded to Cleveland with a future 1st round pick for J.J. Hickson, June 30th...2013: Signed with Houston to a two-year deal worth $2 million, July 16th.
Plays for Maccabi Elite, where he averaged 8.8 ppg in 17.4 mpg in the Euroleague during the 2008-09 campaign...Has prototypical height for a small forward in the NBA...Competitive and plays with a lot of emotion...Good rebounder thanks to his physical play...Solid defender with a lot of upside...Needs to work on his perimeter game....Possesses poor mechanics on jump shot...Could stand to add some more strength.
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