Notes: 2008: Selected by NY Knicks in 1st round (6th overall) of the NBA Draft...2011: Traded to Denver in a three-team trade, Feb. 22nd...2012: Re-signed with Denver to a four-year contract extension worth $42 million, Jan. 25th.
Has played with Armani Jeans Milano in the Italian A-1 League for the past two seasons...Participated in the 2007 Italian All-Star Game...Led Armani Jeans Milano in scoring (17.5 ppg) and ranked second in rebounding (5.7 rpg) in 2007-08...Averaged 14.9 ppg and 4.2 rpg in Euroleague play this past season...Contributed 10.9 ppg and 4.0 rpg during the 2006-07 campaign...Father was a professional basketball player in Italy for several teams...Versatile player that understands the game...Excellent passer and slasher to the hoop...Solid midrange shooter...Good finisher around the basket...Lacks some
explosiveness...Not the quickest player around...Needs to be more consistent from three-point range.
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