2014: Selected by the Denver Nuggets in the 1st round (11th overall) of the NBA Draft; Traded to Chicago in a four-player deal, June 26th.
Consensus National Player of the Year in 2014, after leading the nation in scoring (26.7 ppg) while shooting 52.6 percent from the floor, including 44.9 percent from 3-point range, and 86.4 percent at the foul line ... Improved his scoring totals every season (14.9 ppg as a freshman, 22.9 ppg as a sophomore, 23.2 ppg as a junior) ... Grabbed at least 7.0 rpg in all four seasons ... Three-time consensus First Team All-American ... Ranks fifth on the Division I all-time scoring list with 3,150 points ... Extremely polished offensively, can score from anywhere on the court ... Impeccable shooting form and touch to go with great range ... Quick release ... Vast array of moves allows for creative shot selection without playing recklessly ... Moves well without the ball ... Quick first step when driving to the hoop ... Above-average strength ... Modest athlete but has a 36.5-inch vertical leap ... Lacks NBA-level explosion ... Size and length not ideal for a forward ... Rarely looks to pass
... A non-factor defensively and doesn`t figure to improve much due to lack of physical tools.