- Winston Garland
Winston Kinnard Garland (born
December 19 1964, in Gary, Indiana) is an American former professional basketballplayer who was selected by the Milwaukee Bucksin the 2nd round (40th overall) of the 1987 NBA Draft. A 6'2" guard from Missouri State University, Garland played in 8 professional seasons, 7 of which were in the NBA where he played for 5 different teams. He played for the Golden State Warriors(1987-90), Los Angeles Clippers(1990-91), Denver Nuggets(1991-92), Houston Rockets(1992-1993) and Minnesota Timberwolves(1994-95). [ [http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/g/garlawi01.html NBA playing history for Garland] ]
In his NBA career, Garland played in 511 games and scored a total of 4,799 points. His best year as a professional came during the 1988-89 season as a member of the Warriors, appearing in 79 games and averaging 14.5 ppg. In his rookie campaign, Garland was the first Warrior to record a triple double in five years. He played one year professionally in Italy, for Benetton Treviso (1993-94, won the Italian Cup). [ [http://220.127.116.11/player/?id=GAR-WIN Italian playing history for Garland] ] In high school, as a junior, he played for Roosevelt High School, the same school that produced NBA veterans,
Dick Barnettand Glenn Robinson, in the 1982 Indiana State Championship. Roosevelt lost the championship game in the last seconds to Plymouth High School, which was led by Scott Skiles, NBA veteran and former head coach for the Chicago Bulls. In 2007, He was inducted into the Indiana High School Basketball Hall of Fame - Silver Anniversary Team.
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