2014: Selected by Cleveland in the 1st round (1st overall) of the NBA Draft; Traded to Minnesota in a three-team deal, Aug. 23rd.
Named to the John R. Wooden All-America Team, and was selected to the All-Big 12 First-Team in his only season at Kansas ... SI.com and Sporting News All-America Second-Team member ... Set the Kansas freshman single-season scoring record by netting 597 points in 2013-14 ... Made the Naismith Player of the Year list, and was a finalist for the Oscar Robertson Trophy ... Averaged 17.1 ppg, 5.9 rpg and 1.5 apg for the Jayhawks, and made 44.8 percent of his field goal attempts ... Is considered one of the top prospects in this year`s draft class after displaying superb athleticism and upside in his one year of
college ball ... Very lengthy for a guard with an enormous wingspan, and has great quickness and an unparalleled ability to drive the lane ... Very dangerous in transition, and does a great job on the offensive boards ... Outside shooting ability improved throughout the year, as did his defensive skills ... Comes from an athletic background - his father played in the NBA and his mother was an Olympic sprinter.