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Gary Grant 

Gary Grant (born April 21, 1965) is a retired American professional basketball player at the point guard position in the National Basketball Association (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 his rights were traded to the Los Angeles Clippers on draft night. 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.

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. The following season Trey Burkebroke Grant’s freshman season assist total record. In the regular season finale for the 2016–17 team, Derrick Walton broke his single-game assists record. 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, and single-game steals.

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

 

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