DeMar DeRozan is an American professional Basketball player. DeMar DeRozan plays for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association NBA. Likewise, the basketball player has garnered a huge fan following on his social media platforms.
Table of Biography
DeMar DeRozan was born in the year 1989 and celebrates his birthday on 7th August every year. The professional basketball player is 31 years old at the moment. DeMar DeRozan was born in Compton, California, USA. Likewise, Demar belongs to American nationality and was born under the star sign Leo.
Moving on to his family, he was born to Frank DeRozan and Diane Derozan. Likewise, there is no detail regarding Demar’s sibling on the internet. Thus, it is highly likely that Demar is the only child of his parents. Moreover, his mother was diagnosed with lupus when he was a child. Demar has helped raise awareness and educate people in Canada by partnering with Lupus Canada. Similarly, he grew up with his parents in California. As a kid, Demar loved to play basketball and sports.
DeMar DeRozan went on to Compton High School. The young basketball players on the varsity basketball team for all four years of high school. As a freshman, Demar averaged 26.1 points and 8.4 rebounds. During his sophomore year, he averaged 22.6 points and 8.4 rebounds.
Career and Professional life
DeMar DeRozan is an established professional basketball player. Likewise, Demar has played basketball for his high school and college too. Demar played for the USC and in his first game for Trojans, he scored a team-high 21 pts. On June 25, 2009, Demar was selected ninth overall by the Toronto Raptors in the 2009 draft. Similarly, On July 9, 2009, the basketball player signed his rookie scale contract with the Raptors. he was the fourth contestant in the 2010 Sprite Slam Dunk Competition. However, the young basketball player lost in the final round against three-time champion Nate Robinson.
Furthermore, In the December of 2010, DeRozan scored a then career-high 37 points against the Houston Rockets. Similarly, On January 22, 2014, Demar scored a then career-high 40 points against the Dallas Mavericks, shooting 15-of-22 from the field. Moreover, On January 30, Demar was selected for the 2014 NBA All-Star Game as a reserve guard for the Eastern Conference All-Star team. On April 24, in Raptors’ first-round playoff series with the Washington Wizards, DeRozan scored a playoff career-high 32 points while scoring a franchise playoff-record 20 points in the first quarter, surpassing Vince Carter’s previous record of 19 points in the first quarter of a playoff game.
In the July of 2016, DeRozan re-signed with the Raptors to a five-year, $139 million contract. Moreover, In the team’s season opener on October 26, 2016, DeRozan had his third career 40-point outing in a 109–91 win over the Detroit Pistons. Likewise, In the January of 2017, Demar scored 36 points in a 129–122 loss to the Houston Rockets. Demar set a career-high with his 18th 30-plus-point game of the season.
Awards and Net worth
DeMar DeRozan has not received any awards to date. Likewise, Demar has certainly earned a hefty deal of wealth through his basketball career. Similarly, DeMar DeRozan has a net worth of $23 million as of now.
DeMar DeRozan is a married guy. He has two daughters with his wife Kiara Morrison. Likewise, the pair broke up in 2017 and later reconciled and married.
DeMar DeRozan has not involved herself in any scandals and controversies. Similarly, Demar has maintained a clean internet profile and has stayed miles away from any trouble.
Body measurements and Social media
DeMar DeRozan is a fairly tall guy. As for his height, he stands tall at 6 feet 6 inches and weighs 100kg. Moreover, Demar has black eyes and black hair.
DeMar DeRozan is active on Instagram and Twitter. The professional basketball player has over 2.4 million followers on his Instagram and 642k followers on his Twitter account.