All-Star NBA point guard who played for the New Jersey Nets from 2001 to 2008 and helped lead the Dallas Mavericks to an NBA Championship in 2011. He was a 10-time NBA All-Star, 5-time All-NBA First Team selection, and 5-time NBA assists leader. He coached the Brooklyn Nets in 2013-14, then became coach of the Milwaukee Bucks.
He played pick-up basketball against Gary Payton while growing up in Oakland, California.
He retired ranking 3rd in triple doubles in NBA history.
He wedded Joumana Samaha in February 1997 and together they had three kids before divorcing in 2007. He married Porschla Coleman in 2011, with whom he has two kids.
On April 7, 2007, he and Vince Carter became the first teammates to record triple-doubles in the same game since Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen did it in 1989 for the Chicago Bulls.