Gary Grant

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Gary Grant
No. 23, 1, 14
Point guard
Personal information
Born (1965-04-21) April 21, 1965 (age 49)
Canton, Ohio
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school Canton McKinley
(Canton, Ohio)
College Michigan (1984–1988)
NBA draft 1988 / Round: 1 / Pick: 15th overall
Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics
Pro playing career 1988–2002
Career history
19881995 Los Angeles Clippers
1995–1996 New York Knicks
1996–1997 Miami Heat
1997 Yakima Sun Kings (CBA)
1998 Portland Trail Blazers
1998–1999 Aris (Greece)
19992000 Portland Trail Blazers
2001–2002 Peristeri (Greece)
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 4,368 (7.9 ppg)
Assists 3,013 (5.5 apg)
Rebounds 1,283 (2.3 rpg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Gary Grant (born April 21, 1965) is a retired American professional basketball player at the point guard position in the NBA.

Gary "The General" Grant played for Canton McKinley High School and collegiately at the University of Michigan. Gary received his BA in Kinesiology.

He was selected in the 1988 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics, but was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers before the 1988-89 season started. There he remained for seven years before moving on to the New York Knicks, the Miami Heat, and the Portland Trail Blazers. While playing for the Clippers, he was featured in the 1992 film Miracle Beach.[1]

During the 2010–11 NCAA Division I men's basketball season while playing for the 2010–11 Michigan Wolverines team, Darius Morris surpassed Grant's school record single-season assist total set for the 1987–88 team.[2] The following season Trey Burke broke Grant's freshman season assist total record.[3] Grant continues to hold several Michigan records including career starts (128), career assists (731), career steals (total and per game), career minutes, career turnovers, single-season assists per game, single-season steals (total and per game, 1st, 2nd and 3rd places for both), single-season turnovers, single-game assists, and single-game steals.[4]

Grant has three children with Tammie Grant: Taryn, Mahogany, and Piper.[5]

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