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Growing Up ... Darius Garland

Cavs Precocious Point Man Looks Back on His Early Hoops Career

The Cavaliers young guard trio of Collin Sexton, Kevin Porter Jr. and Darius Garland is a group of tough, skilled, dynamic athletes. It’s also a group of tough, skilled, dynamic athletes that can barely grow facial hair.

Garland, the 5th overall pick in this past June’s Draft, just celebrated his birthday at the end of last month and is still almost a year away from legally ordering a drink. And he’s not even the youngest member of the group.

After playing just five college contests at Vanderbilt, the smooth-shooting point guard is learning on the job with the Wine and Gold.