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Cleveland Cavaliers | #2 | Guard

Collin

Sexton

PPG

19.0

RPG

2.3

APG

2.3

PIE

7.1

6'1" | 190lb | 22 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

DRAFTED: Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the eighth overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft. NOTABLE: NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2018-19)…earned MGM Resorts All-NBA Summer League First Team honors in 2018 after averaging 19.6 points, 3.6 rebounds and 3.4 assists in 28.8 minutes per game

BEFORE NBA

COLLEGE CAREER: Played one season at Alabama…as a freshman in 2017-18, averaged 19.2 points (second-most in SEC), 3.8 rebounds and a team-high 3.6 assists in 33 games (32 starts)…his 632 total points were the third-most for any player in a single season in school history as well as the most ever by an Alabama freshman…scored 10 points or more on 29 occasions, 20 points or more 16 times and 30 points or more in three contests…ranked third in the SEC in free throws made (196) and third in free throws attempted (252), while also ranking 14th in the nation in foul shots made and seventh in free throws attempted…set an Alabama freshman scoring record with 40 points, including 31 in the second half, on Nov. 25 against Minnesota… also became the first Tide player to score 40 points in a game since 1979…helped lead Alabama to its first NCAA tournament win since 2006 with a victory over Virginia Tech on March 15…was named 2017-18 SEC Newcomer of the Year and Co-Freshman of the Year, becoming just the second Alabama player to ever earn the Freshman honor (Mo Williams, 2002)…also earned All-SEC First Team honors as voted by media…was tabbed All-SEC Second Team and All-Freshman Team by SEC coaches…was a 2017-18 AP Honorable Mention All-America selection…was additionally named to the SEC All-Tournament team after scoring a school-record 79 points over the Tide’s three games…was also selected first team all-district by the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the United States Basketball Writers Association…named to SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll…selected as team’s Outstanding Offensive Player and co-Outstanding Freshman…one of seven to earn team’s Student Academic Achievement Award.

PERSONAL LIFE

Nicknamed Young Bull…son of Darnell and Gia Sexton…has a brother, Jordan, and a sister, Giauna…majored in business…favorite sport other than basketball is track…favorite TV show is Martin…lists Spiderman as his favorite childhood superhero…favorite color is red...favorite movie is Drumline…won a gold medal with the 2016 USA Men’s U17 World Championship Team, at the 2016 FIBA Under-17 World Championship in Zaragoza, Spain, and was named the MVP of the tournament.