Named a finalist for the 2019 USA World Cup Team on Aug. 9, 2019.
Played on he victorious USA Blue Team (National) in the 2019 USA Blue-USA White exhibition game on Aug. 9 in Las Vegas,
Named on June 10, 2019, a member of the 2019 USA Basketball Men's National Team training camp roster that will be used to select the official 12-member 2019 USA World Cup Team.
Named a member of the 2010-12 USA Men's National Team.
Participated in the 2009 USA Men's National Team training camp.
Recorded 18 points, 4 rebounds, 1 blocked shot and 1 steal in 22 minutes of action for the USA Blue Team in the 2009 USA Blue vs. White exhibition game in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Member of the 2005 USA Basketball Youth Development Festival Red Team that finished 3-2 and won the bronze medal. Played in all five games, started four games, averaged 10.2 ppg., 4.5 rpg., 1.6 bpg. and 2.2 spg.
Named Eastern Conference NBA All-Star in 2013. Recorded 3 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists in 10.6 minutes.
Named to 2008-09 NBA All-Rookie first team.
Finished third in the 2008-09 NBA Rookie of the Year voting
Three-time NBA Player of the Week.
Two-time NBA Rookie of the Month.
Participated in the 2009 and 2010 NBA Rising Stars Challenge.
As a member of the 2010 Sophomores Team at the NBA Rising Stars Challenge, recorded 6 points and 7 rebounds in 21.9 minutes of action.
As a member of the 2009 Rookies Team at the NBA Rising Stars Challenge, recorded 11 points and 6 rebounds in 17.7 minutes of action.
Ranks 54th in NBA all-time regular season career blocked shots (1249), 147th in field goal percentage (.4979%) and 228th in points (12,414).
On March 1, 2017, he surpassed 10,000 points with the Nets in a win over the Sacramento Kings.
On April 10, 2017, in a game versus the Boston Celtics he became the Net's career leading scorer.
Completed in 2018-19 his 11th NBA season, his first in 2018-19 with the Milwaukee Bucks.
Has played in 717 games, starting 680 games, in his NBA regular season career and has compiled 22,175 minutes (30.9 mpg.), 12,414 points (17.3 ppg.), 4695 rebounds (6.6 rpg.), 1091 assists (1.5 apg.), 1249 blocked shots (1.7 bpg.), while shooting 49.8 percent from the field, 34.7 percent from 3-point and 79.1 percent from the foul line.
Has appeared and started in 28 career postseason games, has averaged 33.4 minutes, 15.8 ppg., 6.7 rpg., 1.3 apg., 2.2 bpg., while shooting 47.1 percent from the field, 30.3 percent from 3-point and 85.0 percent from the foul line.
Played and started in 81 games in 2018-19, averaged 28.7 minutes, 12.5 ppg., 4.9 rpg., 1.2 apg, 2.2 bpg. (4th in the NBA), shot 45.2 percent from the field, 36.5 percent from 3-point and 84.2 percent from the foul line.
In his rookie season (2008-09), played in all 82 games, averaged 13.0 ppg., 8.1 rpg. and 1.9 bpg. Ranked 4th in the NBA in total blocks with 154 and 9th in blocks per game with 1.9, which was also first among rookies.
Drafted in the first round, 10th overall, of the 2008 NBA Draft by New Jersey. Became an early entry candidate after two collegiate seasons at Stanford University.
Attended the Stanford University for two seasons (2006-07 - 2007-08).
Played in 53 games, started 45 games, averaged 28.2 minutes, 16.3 ppg. (861), 7.2 rpg. (383), 1.1 apg., 2.0 bpg. (105), and shot 48.0 percent from the field and 76.1 percent from the foul line.
As a sophomore in 2007-08, played in 27 games, started in 26 games, averaged 30.7 minutes, 19.3 ppg., 8.2 rpg., 1.5 apg. and 2.1 bpg., and shot 46.8 percent from the field and 78.9 percent from the foul line.
As a freshman in 2006-07, played in 26 games, started in 19 games, averaged 25.7 minutes, 12.6 ppg., 6.2 rpg. and 1.9 bpg., and shot 49.7 percent from the field and 68.9 percent from the foul line.
Named 2008 NABC All-American third team, A.P. All-American third team, All-Pac-12 Conference first team and Pac-12 All-Tournament Team.
Named 2006-07 All-Pac-12 Conference honorable mention and Pac-12 All-Freshman Team.
Mother is Deborah Ledford and has three brothers, Alex, Chris and a twin brother Robin.
Robin, and one sister, Ursala Richardson.
Mother, Deborah, was an Olympic swimmer.
Born in Mt. Vernon, N.Y.
Brother Alex played college basketball for Washington and Santa Clara, and professionally in Japan, New Zealand and Spain, while Robin plays in the NBA for the Chicago Bulls.