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2009 NBA Draft: DeMar DeRozan
Team Toronto
Round 1
Selection 9
Position Guard
School USC
Year FR
Height 6-7
Weight 219
High School Compton
Hometown Compton, CA
2009: Selected by Toronto in 1st round (9th overall) of the NBA Draft...2012: Re-signed with Toronto to a four-year contract extension worth $40 million, Oct. 31st...2014: NBA All-Star.

One of the most highly-regarded prospects in this draft, DeRozan left USC after only one season...At 6-7 and 211 pounds, he is a truly elite athlete who is an explosive leaper and tremendous all-around athlete...Blended in seamlessly during his one collegiate season rather than dominating the basketball...Is a polished finisher around the hoop and has the type of mid-range game that separates him from the pack...Is unafraid to take shots in clutch situations...Is a tremendous rebounder from the guard position, especially at the offensive end...Is not a great three-point shooter, hitting only 17 percent from behind the arc at USC...Needs to improve as a free throw shooter as well...Needs to become less predictable when he puts the ball on the floor.

2008 Stats
11/15 UC Irvine28141160212312022
11/18 New Mexico St347620315601252
11/20 @Seton Hall203410103300123
11/21 Chattanooga27131150342620031
11/23 Missouri258920433600002
11/28 UT Martin28121060003311141
12/1 San Francisco3111840331421031
12/4 @Oklahoma37101350013421021
12/15 Pepperdine2410640222410024
12/20 North Dakota St36181180206612223
12/22 Georgia Tech32171680105532011
12/28 Oral Roberts32181470414511030
1/2 @Oregon281411602391210013
1/4 @Oregon State2810940212321014
1/11 UCLA3815860332500051
1/15 Arizona State35221381544823024
1/17 Arizona32101050031420010
1/22 @Washington31161170243700065
1/24 @Washington St325720113402023
1/29 Stanford388730214532113
1/31 California35191280331401023
2/4 @UCLA32151160344811012
2/12 @Arizona40201471571821033
2/15 @Arizona State401614702641011030
2/19 Washington St368820423511200
2/21 Washington3781030224600002
2/26 @California4510640233621024
2/28 @Stanford39141161130341021
3/5 Oregon3019970520211101
3/7 Oregon State3316960432531021
3/12 @California3517126141101110314
3/13 @UCLA3321127188132122053
3/14 @Arizona State402516101421341001
3/20 @Boston College40181580254930022
3/22 @Michigan State37181360605520022
Season Total1168485367192697871222095131137373

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