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Toronto Raptors | #14 | Guard-Forward

Garrett

Temple

PPG

1.4

RPG

0.7

APG

0.4

PIE

5.3

HEIGHT

6'5" (1.96m)

WEIGHT

195lb (88kg)

COUNTRY

USA

LAST ATTENDED

Louisiana State

AGE

37 years

BIRTHDATE

May 8, 1986

DRAFT

Undrafted

EXPERIENCE

13 Years

6'5" | 195lb | 37 years

DRAFT

Undrafted

BIRTHDATE

May 8, 1986

COUNTRY

USA

LAST ATTENDED

Louisiana State

EXPERIENCE

13 Years

Player Bio

Garrett Bartholomew Temple is the son of Collis Temple Jr. and Soundra Johnson-Temple. He was born in 1986 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Collis was the first African-American to play basketball at LSU (1971-74). Garrett has two older brothers and a sister. For high school, he attended LSU Laboratory School, one of two university lab schools in Baton Rouge. In 2004, Temple averaged 13.9 points, 7.4 rebounds and 5.5 assists in leading his team to the Class 2A state championship. He also competed in high school track and field as a long jump and triple jump specialist. Garrett's favorite food is gumbo. Fans can follow the veteran guard on both Twitter and Instagram @GTemp17. Since 2017, Garrett has hosted an annual summertime Father and Son Basketball Camp in his hometown. Garrett Temple is a Baton Rouge native who stayed home to play four seasons (2005-2009) at Louisiana State University . He was prized for his defensive acumen on the perimeter. Temple started 35 games as a redshirt freshman for a team that advanced to the NCAA Tournament Final Four, led by stars Glen Davis and Tyrus Thomas. Temple averaged 5.1 points, 2.8 assists and 1.1 steals per game as a freshman. During his sophomore season, Temple started all 32 games and provided 8.6 points and a career-high 4.3 assists per contest. Over his junior season, Temple averaged 6.4 points, 4.2 rebounds and 3.6 assists per tilt. The Tigers returned to the NCAA Tournament in Temple's senior season (2008-09). New coach Trent Johnson went with a three-guard lineup that included Temple, Marcus Thornton and Bo Spencer. Temple led the team with 3.8 assists per game and also provided 7.1 points and 4.5 rebounds per contest. Temple finished his career as LSU's all-time leader in minutes played, was twice named to the SEC All-Defense team and in 2008-09 was named to the All-SEC Second Team.