Report: Darius Garland suffered minor setback with USA Select Team but has looked ‘really good’ since

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Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Darius Garland was sidelined on the first day with the USA Select Team.

However, the burgeoning pro has looked stellar since returning from the minor injury.

Garland, 21, was the No. 5 pick in the 2019 NBA Draft.

After a subpar first year in the league, the Vanderbilt University product conducted an impressive sophomore campaign. Garland collected a career-high 17.4 points, 6.1 assists and 2.4 boards per game during the 2020-21 regular season.

Furthermore, he shot a whopping 45.1 percent from the field and 39.5 percent from downtown. Many within the Cavs’ organization reportedly view Garland as the team’s best player.

The guard’s rising trajectory earned him a spot on the USA Select Team, which will help Team USA prepare ahead of the upcoming Olympics in Tokyo later this summer.

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