Darius Garland

Basketball Player

Darius Garland was born in Gary, Indiana, United States on January 26th, 2000 and is the Basketball Player. At the age of 24, Darius Garland biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 26, 2000
United States
Place of Birth
Gary, Indiana, United States
24 years old
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$34.0 Million
Basketball Player
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Darius Garland Career

High school career

When he was in eighth grade, Garland was in the starting lineup for the Brentwood Academy varsity basketball team. He averaged 13 points, 1.3 rebounds, and 2.7 assists per game in his freshman season, leading his team to the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) Division II-AA state championship. Garland was one of three finalists for Tennessee Mr. Basketball among Division II-AA players. After scoring 23 points versus Fairdale High School in the championship game, he claimed Most Valuable Player (MVP) honors at the King of the Bluegrass Holiday Classic on December 23, 2015. Garland averaged 18.6 points and 4.3 assists per game, winning TSSAA Division II-AA Mr. Basketball awards for 2018. MaxPreps, a high school sports website, also featured him in the Sophomore All-American Team's highest honorable mention. He grew 212 inches from his sophomore to junior year, and by his fourth year with Brentwood Academy, he was voted the best point guard in the 2018 class by recruiting company 247Sports.

Garland received a Certificate of Merit Honorable mention from the Naismith Trophy High School All-America in March 2017. He averaged 23.4 points, 3.9 rebounds, and 2.1 steals per game, leading his team to a 30–2 record and state championship. Garland also received the MaxPreps Junior All-American first team award. He committed to play basketball for Vanderbilt on November 13, 2017, drawn there because of its closeness to his house and head coach Bryce Drew. Garland made his senior debut in the USA Today All-USA preseason team before. He averaged 27.6 points, 5.0 rebounds, 4.3 assists, and 1.7 steals for Brentwood Academy's fourth straight state championship, tying the TSSAA record. Garland starred on the MaxPreps High School All-American third team, becoming the only player other than Brandan Wright to win Tennessee Mr. Basketball on three occasions. He was named Gatorade Tennessee Player of the Year and a semifinalist for the Naismith Trophy in March 2018. At the 2018 McDonald's All-American Game, Garland scored a game-high 11 assists on March 28, 2018. He participated in the Jordan Brand Classic and Nike Hoop Summit as well.

College career

Garland was the best recruit to ever sign with Vanderbilt in the 2018-19 season. He was the only freshman in the Southeast Conference (SEC) to make the preseason all-conference team. Garland led all scorers with 24 points in his first college game against Winthrop on November 6, 2018. He scored a season-high 33 points against Liberty on November 19, the second-most points for a freshman in school history. On November 23, Garland suffered his knee during a layup against Kent State and left the game early. Bryce Drew, the head coach of Vanderbilt, announced that Garland will be out for the remainder of the season due to a meniscus injury. He announced on January 22, 2019 that he would leave Vanderbilt to recover from his injury and prepare for the 2019 NBA draft. Garland later became one of 77 total invitees to participate in the NBA Draft Combine. However, he left the tournament early on May 15, with the belief that a team in the NBA draft lottery had promised a pick.

Professional career

In the 2019 NBA draft, Garland was selected with the Cleveland Cavaliers' fifth pick. The Cleveland Cavaliers reported on July 3, 2019 that they had signed with Garland. Garland made his NBA debut on October 23, 2019 with eight points, two rebounds, five assists, and a steal, starting with an 85-94 loss to the Orlando Magic. Garland made history by becoming the first player born in the 2000s to make his NBA debut.

In a 125-101 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on April 4, 2021, Garland scored a then-high 37 points as a result, as well as seven assists.

In a 111-91 victory over the Utah Jazz, Garland scored his first career triple-double, gaining 11 points, ten rebounds, and then career-high 15 assists. In a 107-102 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on January 15, Garland scored 27 points and a career-high 18 assists. On February 3, he was selected as a reserve for his first NBA All-Star Game. In a 127–124 victory over the Indiana Pacers on March 8, Garland scored a career-high 41 points with 13 assists. In a 115-108 NBA Play-In Tournament loss to the Brooklyn Nets on April 12, Garland scored a team-leading 34 points. The Cavaliers lost their second game in the eastern conference, dropping from 22 to 44 and finishing with their eighth highest mark in the eastern league, does not advance to the postseason. In voting for the Most Improved Player award, Garland came third, behind Ja Morant and Dejounte Murray.

Garland signed a five-year, $231 million designated rookie contract with the Cavaliers on July 9th, 2022.


Cavs dealt with a double blow as center Evan Mobley undergoes arthroscopic knee surgery while star guard Darius Garland is set to miss four weeks of NBA action due to a fractured jaw

www.dailymail.co.uk, December 15, 2023
Mobley, 22, will be out six to eight weeks after arthroscopic surgery on his left knee, while Garland, 23, will miss four weeks due to a fractured jaw sustained against the Celtics on Thursday. The Cavaliers, who fell out of last season's playoffs after losing to the New York Knicks in five games, now rank ninth in the Eastern Conference standings.

After a suspended driving conviction, the Cavaliers speak out against Koby Altman's detention, saying that all 'leaders' must act with "integrity, professionalism, and accountability."

www.dailymail.co.uk, September 20, 2023
Following president Koby Altman's detention for impaired driving, the Cleveland Cavaliers have released a statement stating that all executives in the franchise are expected to act with 'integrity, professionalism, and accountability'. According to News 5 Cleveland, an Altman was arrested and charged at 9 p.m. on Friday after officers ordered him to stop driving on State Route 2 in Cleveland for a traffic violation. During their phone call with the Cavaliers chief, who was arrested for OVI before refusing a breath test, police said they noticed signs of exhaustion.

Watch bodycam footage of Cleveland Cavaliers chief Koby Altman struggling with police sobriety tests before being arrested for impaired driving, denying a breath test

www.dailymail.co.uk, September 20, 2023
In a bodycam video released by the Ohio State Highway Patrol this week, Cleveland Cavaliers president Koby Altman appeared to have failed with police sobriety tests before being arrested for impaired driving. After witnessing his white 2022 Lexus commit a clear lanes offense, police told Altman, who was hired by the Cavs in 2012, to pull over in Cleveland around 9 p.m. on Friday, just a day before his 41st birthday. And when being pulled over, troopers told Altman that he was close to causing an accident.
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