2014: Selected by Utah in the 2nd round (35th overall) of the NBA Draft; Traded to Memphis for a 2016 2nd round pick, June 26th; Signed with Memphis to a three-year deal worth $2.5 million.
Named to the All-SEC first-team by the coaches and AP in 2013-14 ... Led Volunteers in rebounds (10.6 ppg) and ranked second in scoring (15.1 ppg) while starting 37 games during 2013-14 season ... 2012-13 All-SEC second-team selection by coaches and AP ... Started in all 33 games as a sophomore and averaged 12.4 ppg and 9.6 rpg ... Saw action in 17 games as a freshman and produce3d 9.6 ppg and 7.4 rpg ... Steadily increased production and playing time during three seasons ... Great strength ... Attacks the glass well on both ends ... Effective scorer in the post ... Uses lower body well ... Shows
promise as a passer ... Needs to improve as a shooter ... Solid defender.