Winston Kinnard Garland (born December 19, 1964) is an American former professional basketball player at the point guard position. He played collegiately at the Southeastern Community College (Iowa) for two seasons (1983–84 and 1984–85), and then at the Missouri State University for the two following seasons. He was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks in the second round (40th pick overall) of the 1987 NBA draft. Garland played eight professional seasons, 7 of which were in the NBA, where he played for 5 different teams – Golden State Warriors (1987 to 1990), Los Angeles Clippers (1990–91), Denver Nuggets (1991–92), Houston Rockets (1992–93) and Minnesota Timberwolves (1994–95).
|Born||December 19, 1964|
|Listed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Listed weight||170 lb (77 kg)|
|High school||Theodore Roosevelt (Gary, Indiana)|
|NBA draft||1987 / Round: 2 / Pick: 40th overall|
|Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks|
|Number||12, 11, 22|
|1987–1990||Golden State Warriors|
|1990–1991||Los Angeles Clippers|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||4,799 (9.4 ppg)|
|Rebounds||1,433 (2.8 rpg)|
|Assists||2,421 (4.7 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
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). In high school, as a junior, he played for Roosevelt High School, the same school that produced NBA veterans, Dick Barnett and 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. In 2007, he was inducted into the Indiana High School Basketball Hall of Fame - Silver Anniversary Team. Following his playing career, Garland was the head boys' basketball coach at Gary West Side High School in Gary, Indiana from 2009 to 2012.
- NBA playing history for Garland
- Italian playing history for Garland
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