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Cleveland Cavaliers | #10 | Guard

Darius

Garland

PPG

13.0

RPG

1.0

APG

12.0

PIE

6.4

6'1" | 192lb | 21 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

DRAFTED: Selected in the first round (5th overall pick) of the 2019 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers.

BEFORE NBA

COLLEGE CAREER: Played one season at Vanderbilt…appeared in five games as a freshman in 2018-19 and averaged 16.2 points, 3.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 27.8 minutes per contest…shot .537 (29-54) from the field, .750 (12-16) from the foul line and .478 (11-23) from three-point range…sustained a season-ending left knee injury against Kent State on Nov. 23…in season opener against Winthrop, had the third-most points (24) by an SEC freshman in his debut in the last 10 seasons…named SEC Freshman of the Week on Nov. 12, 2018, after combining for 43 points in his first two collegiate games (against Winthrop and USC)…scored 33 points against Liberty in his final full game of the season (Nov. 19).

PERSONAL LIFE

Father, Winston, played seven NBA seasons…both of his grandfathers served in the U.S. Army….played on AAU team Bradley Beal Elite and has developed relationship with Wizards All-Star Beal…averaged 28.6 points and shot 59.7 percent as a senior for Brentwood Academy…won a record-tying four state championships…second player in Tennessee history to win three consecutive Mr. Basketball awards, joining Brandan Wright…2017-18 Naismith High School Player of the Year semifinalist and McDonald’s and Jordan Brand All-American.