Chose to attend University of California, Berkley instead of Kansas so his parents could see him play basketball. Selected No. 2 in the 1994 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks and went on to share Rookie of the Year honors with Grant Hill. Named an all-star 10 times during his 19-year career. Was part of the U.S. Olympic teams that won the gold medal in both 2000 and 2008. A week after retiring in 2013 from the New York Knicks, he was named the head coach of the Brooklyn Nets, a franchise for which he spent parts of seven seasons as a player. His No. 5 is retired at Cal.