Former Creighton Blue Jays star who ended his NCAA basketball career as the fifth all-time scorer in league history. He was selected 11th overall in the NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets, then directly traded to the Chicago Bulls. After over two years in Chicago, he went on to play for the Oklahoma City Thunder, New York Knicks and Dallas Mavericks.
With a 23 points per game average, he was the second-leading scorer in his division in 2012, and a year previously he played in the FIVA Under-19 Championship.
In 2013 he said while he was confident he could be a first round pick in the NBA draft, he would stay at Creighton for his senior year. He then went on to lead the Blue Jays to the third round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament where they were defeated by Baylor.
He played under his father, head coach Greg McDermott, at Creighton. He has a brother named Nick, a sister named Sydney and his mother's name is Theresa.
Paul Silas was another standout player at Creighton University, who would become a head coach in the NBA.