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DeMar DeRozan

DeMar Darnell DeRozan (born August 7, 1989) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Toronto Raptors in the National Basketball Association. DeRozan played college basketball at USC for the Trojans. He was selected 9th overall by the Raptors in the 2009 NBA Draft. DeMar DeRozan was born in Compton, California, to Frank and Diane DeRozan. He was able to dunk by the time he was in sixth grade. DeRozan attended Compton High School and was ranked as one of the top college recruits in the nation from the class of 2008. He was ranked #3 in the nation by Rivals.com and #6 by Scout.com. He played on the varsity basketball team for all four years of high school. As a freshman, he averaged 26.1 points and 8.4 rebounds. During his sophomore year, he averaged 22.6 points and 8.4 rebounds, while as a junior he averaged 22.3 points, 7.8 rebounds, 3.0 assists, and 3.2 steals. As a senior averaging 29.2 ppg and 7.9 rpg, DeRozan led Compton High School to a 26-6 record, a second consecutive Moore League championship and the CIF Division IAA Southern Section quarter-finals. For his efforts he was awarded the Moore League Most Valuable Player Award and named to the

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