DeMar DeRozan wiki, bio, height, contract, salary, transfer
DeMar DeRozan is an American professional basketball player for Toronto Raptors of National Basketball Association. He had also played the college football for USC as well as he was selected 9th overall by Raptors in 2009 NBA Draft. He is the native of Compton, California. He came into this world on 7th August of the year 1989 which has now made him reach at the age of 26. Although he is known by the name DeMar DeRozan, as a child, he was named as DeMar Darnell DeRozan by his parents. He is a very tall guy with the towering height of 6 feet and 7 inches that is 2.01 m. His weight has been recorded as 220 lbs that is 100 kg.
DeMar went to get his education from the Compton High School and he was ranked as one of the top college recruits in nation from the class of 2008. In addition to that, he has also been ranked at number 3 in the nation by the Rivals.com as well as number 6 by the Scout.com. He had played on varsity basketball team for all the four years of his high school. As a freshman, he averaged the 26.1 points and the 8.4 rebounds. During the sophomore year, he averaged 22.6 points as well as 8.4 rebounds while as a junior, he averaged 22.3 points, the 7.8 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 3.2 steals.
In November of 2007, he signed a letter of intent for playing basketball at the USC which he chose over Arizona State as well as North Carolina. After a couple of years on 8th April 009, it was announced about his decision for entering 2009 NBA draft and forgo the final three years of eligibility at the USC. Later, he was selected 9th overall by Toronto Raptors in 2009 draft on 25th June. The same year on 9th July, he signed his rookie scale contract with Raptors.
Prior to that, DeMar was also the member of the United States National Team which won the gold medal in 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. In the nine games, he averaged 4.8 points, 1.0 rebound and the 1.2 assists per game. Moving on to his personal life biography, DeMar has not got married yet. He is presently engaged with his fiancée Kiara Morrison. The couple also has one child, a daughter whom his partner gave birth on 12th May of the year 2013. Their daughter has been named as Diar. Besides that, more details about his bio, salary, and transfer can be accessed from various sites.