Darius Garland Father – Top Facts about Winston Garland

Born on December 19, 1964, Winston Garland is a retired American basketball player who excelled as a point guard. He spent two years (1983-85) playing at Southeastern Community College in Iowa before transferring to Missouri State University for his remaining two collegiate seasons.

Garland, who pursued a professional basketball career, was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 1987 NBA Draft as the 40th overall pick in the second round. His professional career spanned eight seasons, with seven in the NBA. He played for several teams during his NBA tenure, including the Golden State Warriors (1987-1990), Los Angeles Clippers (1990-1991), Denver Nuggets (1991-1992), Houston Rockets (1992-1993), and Minnesota Timberwolves (1994-1995).

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Over his NBA career, Garland appeared in 511 games and amassed a total of 4,799 points. His standout season was 1988-1989 with the Warriors,  notably achieving the first triple-double for the Warriors in five years.

Lovely photograph of darius father Mr Winston Garland

Lovely photograph of Darius father, Mr Winston Garland. Image Credit: landscape, missouristatebears.

Beyond the NBA, Garland also played a season in Italy with Benetton Treviso (1993-1994), winning the Italian Cup. His high school years were spent at Roosevelt High School, known for producing NBA talents like Dick Barnett and Glenn Robinson. Notably, his team lost the 1982 Indiana State Championship in a dramatic game against Plymouth High School, led by future NBA player Scott Skiles.

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Garland’s contribution to basketball was further recognized in 2007 when he earned a place after his playing career; he coached Gary West Side High School’s boys’ basketball team in Gary, Indiana, from 2009 to 2012 and he received induction into the Silver Anniversary Team of the Indiana High School Basketball Hall of Fame. Missouri State Bears, where Garland played college basketball, honored him by retiring his jersey, No. 22.

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Winston Garland is also known as the father of NBA player Darius Garland. He and his wife, Felicia Garland, have three children: Desmond, Kacie, and Cody Garland. However, details about his family life and their well-being are not extensively documented in public sources.

Darius Garland Mother:

Photograph of Mrs Felicia Garland looking so beautiful. Image Credit: hoopsdistro

Photograph of Mrs Felicia Garland looking so beautiful. Image Credit: hoopsdistro.

Darius Garland’s mother, Felicia Garland, maintains a much lower public profile compared to her husband, Winston Garland, a former NBA player. As is often the case with relatives of professional athletes, Felicia chooses to keep her personal life, including her career and background, private.

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Consequently, as of April 2023, there isn’t much information available about her in public domains or media outlets. This discretion and preference for privacy are quite common among family members of public figures.

Winston Garland joins the likes of Matthew Tkachuk and Jay-Z, who are bona fide members of our Celeb Kin with Sagittarius Zodiac.

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Tyrese Haliburton’s cousin is also part of ParentsFamilyBio’s All Basketball Players’ Kin. Notable persons belonging to this category include Bree Purganan and Chris Bieber (Shane Bieber’s Father).

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