2014: Selected by Houston in the 1st round (25th overall) of the NBA Draft.
Named the Best Young Player and Most Improved Player from 2013-14 campaign with Ligue Nationale de Basket Pro A in France ... Averaged 9.4 ppg and 6.9 rpg, while shooting 63.2 percent from the field in 33 games in the French league ...Played 10 games in Eurocup, resulting in 11.2 ppg as he shot a staggering 71.8 percent from the floor ... Owns fantastic physical attributes, particularly on the glass where he fights endlessly to gain possession ... Must improve upon his offensive skill set and understand his position on the floor ... Questionable basketball IQ and has a reputation as a player with a poor attitude.