DeMar Darnell DeRozan is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the San Antonio Spurs in the National Basketball Association. DeRozan attended Compton High School and was ranked as one of the top college recruits in the nation from the class of 2008. DeRozan's achievements on the court in his senior year saw him earn First Team Parade All-America honors and First Team Best in the West honors. In his first game for the Trojans, DeRozan scored a team-high 21 points with seven rebounds in an exhibition game against Azusa Pacific. His efforts in the tournament saw him earn First Team Pac-10 All-Freshman honors in addition to being named Pac-10 Tournament MVP.
On April 8, 2009, DeRozan announced he would enter the 2009 NBA Draft and forgo his final three years of eligibility at USC. On June 25, 2009, DeRozan was selected ninth overall by the Toronto Raptors in the NBA Draft. On July 9, 2009, DeRozan was signed to a rookie scale contract by the Raptors. DeRozan is a four-time NBA All-star and a two-time All-NBA team member. After nine seasons with the Raptors, DeRozan was traded to San Antonio Spurs in 2018, as part of the trade which saw Kawhi Leonard moving to the Toronto Raptors.