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Who is Darius Bazley?
Darius Denayr Bazley is a professional American basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the NBA (National Basketball Association). He attended Princeton High School after playing his first two years at Finneytown High School. In 2018, he was a consensus five-star recruit and the top prospect in his state, earning McDonald’s All-American honors.
Initially, he committed to and signed with Syracuse but later chose to bypass college with intentions of joining the NBA G League, a decision that drew national attention. However, he instead chose to train on his own as an intern for New Balance for the entire season before the 2019 NBA draft. He was thus selected 23rd overall by the Utah Jazz in the 2019 NBA draft before trading to the Memphis Grizzlies and then to the Oklahoma City Thunder.
How Old Is Darius Bazley?
He is 22 years old as of December 2022, having been born on June 12, 2000, in Brockton, Massachusetts, U.S. Darius shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Alissa Violet, Anne Frank, Danny Gonzalez, Adriana Lima, Mikey Tua, and many more.
Darius Bazley Family
Who are Darius Bazley’s Parents?
He was born to Lynitta Cowan (Mother). However, his father’s name and whereabouts are not mentioned on the internet.
Does Darius Bazley have Siblings?
News on the internet shows that he has two sisters and two brothers.
Darius Bazley Education
He received his high school education at Finneytown High School but then transferred to Princeton High School.
Darius Bazley Marital Status
On his love life matters, he is seen as a person who hates drama and loves his privacy. He has managed to keep his marriage/dating life low-key thus leaving many with a lot of unanswered questions. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Darius Bazley Kids
He does not have any kids as of December 2022. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Darius Bazley Career
A High School Career
He began playing high school football at Finneytown High School. For the first half of his freshman season, he was ruled ineligible. As a sophomore, he started drawing interest from several college programs including Ohio State and West Virginia. On December 19, 2015, he posted 25 points, 15 rebounds, and 5 blocks against Woodward High School. He was then named to the Division III Southwest Ohio all-district second team. This was after he averaged 15.8 points, 12.4 rebounds, 3.8 assists, 2.4 blocks, and 1.5 steals. Entering his junior campaign, he was the top-ranked player in Ohio.
It was announced in July 2016, that he would transfer to Princeton High School in Sharonville, Ohio. However, he was sidelined for his first 11 games because of transfer rules. In August, he committed to Ohio State, rated as a four-star recruit by 247Sports at the time. He then debuted for Princeton on January 11, 2017, recording 11 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists, and 3 steals in a loss at the Flynn’ To The Hoop Invitational. He announced in April his de-commitment from Ohio State due to his desire for a “bigger stage”.
Two months later, he committed to Syracuse and in November he signed a letter of intent. In his senior season on January 16, 2018, he was named to the West team for the 2018 McDonald’s All-American Boys Game. On January 19, he led the Princeton team with 24 points in a nationally televised game against top recruit Romeo Langford and New Albany High School. Moreover, he took part in the Jordan Brand Classic and Nike Hoop Summit in April.
A Professional Career
He announced on March 30, 2018, that he would skip college with plans to join the NBA G League directly from high school. In April, he hired sports agent Rich Paul of Klutch Sports Group. He then announced on August 27, that he would drop his G League plans altogether, opting instead to train on his own for the reason. On October 25, he began a three-month internship with New Balance worth $1 million. After concluding his internship, he became one of the first players to enter the 2019 NBA draft. Later he was named one of 77 overall prospects invited to the 2019 NBA Draft Combine.
A Career with the Oklahoma City Thunder (2019 to Present)
He was drafted by the Utah Jazz 23rd overall but was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies who then traded him to the Oklahoma City Thunder. On November 15, 2019, he made his NBA debut by recording five points in a 127-119 overtime win over the Philadelphia 76ers. The following year on August 9, he scored a season-high 23 points, along with seven rebounds, in a 121-103 win over the Washington Wizards.
In a 107-119 loss to the Washington Wizards on April 19, 2021, he logged a season-high 26 points, along with seven rebounds and three assists. Two days later, he matched this total alongside nine rebounds in a 116-112 loss to the Indiana Pacers. On March 13, 2022, he recorded a career-high 29 points along with ten rebounds in a 118-125 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. However, he was ruled out for the remainder of the 2021-22 season on March 28, with a tibial plateau fracture in his right knee.
Darius Bazley Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 9 inches (2.06m) and a weight of 94kg (207 lbs).
Darius Bazley’s Salary and Net Worth
He has an annual average salary of $2,865,407 and an estimated net worth of $2.5 million.