The 13th overall pick in the 2004 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers out of Abraham Lincoln High School. Cousin of Stephon Marbury.
On June 28, 2006 he was traded by the Portland Trail Blazers along with center Theo Ratliff, and a 2008 2nd round draft pick to the Boston Celtics for center Raef LaFrentz, guard Dan Dickau, the #7 pick of the 2006 NBA Draft (guard Randy Foye), and cash.
Has a daughter, Samaya Brooklyn (b. 21 October 2005), with girlfriend Samantha Rodriguez.