Harry Giles III Celebrity Life
Born on 22nd August 1998, Harry Giles III is a professional basketball player in the United States of America. At present, this player is a member of the NBA or National Basketball Association's Sacramento Kings. Giles played a season of college-level basketball for the Duke Blue Devils
High school basketball careerFreshman and Sophomore seasons: The player enrolled in a school called Wesleyan Christian Academy situated in North Carolina's High Point. He had an average of 9.5 rebounds and 12.5 points every game and led his team to become the NCISAA 3A State Champion in 2013 along with Theo Pinson, the current shooting guard of Brooklyn Nets. He had to miss his sophomore year after succumbing to a knee injury. during the summer of 2014.
Junior season: Wesleyan and Giles were ranked the number two team in the country during his junior season by USA Today. He had a career-high score of 38 points and 19 rebounds when his team defeated the Northside Christian Academy. on 14th November 2014. The player grabbed 14 rebounds and had 24 points on 24th December when his team defeated the Trinity High School. He had a score of 12 rebounds and 22 points on 28th December when his team won the game against the Carlisle School. The Slam MAgazine included Giles' name to the Summer All-American Team in August 2015.
Senior season: Giles took a decision to play and get enrolled for Oak Hill Academy in Virginia. The player dominated on most occasions during his high school basketball career. Giles' senior year though came to an end with an injury in his knee. He succumbed to this injury during his first game for his team.
Some weeks later, the player took admission in Forest Trail Academy in North Carolina for taking online courses so that he could complete his high school senior year while recuperating from the knee injury. He was given the rating of a 5-star recruit, as well as, was declared as the 2016 class' best power forward by ESPN. Rivals and Scout.com gave him the Number 2 rank in the 2016 class and he was only trailing behind Josh Jackson.
College basketball career
Prior to the beginning of the season of 2016-17, the player was chosen to the preseason watchlist of Wooden Award and Naismith Trophy. It was declared on 3rd October 2016 that the player would possibly miss playing for a maximum of 6 weeks to undergo knee surgery. He played his debut at the college-level on 19th December 2016 when his team won against Tennessee State.
At the semi-finals of the ACC Tournament while playing against the rival North Carolina team, he had 6 points, 7 rebounds, and 4 blocks on 10th March 2017. When the player's freshman season concluded, he declared his intention to give up the final 3 years of his collegiate eligibility and participate in the NBA draft of 2017.
Professional basketball career
Giles has been playing for the Sacramento Kings from 2017 to till date. The Portland Trail Blazers chose him on 22nd June 2017 in the NBA draft of 2017 as the twentieth overall pick. Later on, the rights of the player were traded on draft night to the franchise Sacramento Kings. He would be rested on the entire NBA Summer League of 2017.
It was revealed on 18th January 2018 that he would not be taking part in the gameplay of NBA during the season of 2017-2018. Rather, Giles would concentrate on practice activity more, as well as, for individual workouts customized for him so that the ACL injury prevention can be facilitated and also to develop overall strength.
Giles' career in the national team
He was included in the Team USA for playing the U-19 World Cup of 2015 FIBA in Greece. He completed 3rd in this tournament in terms of points per game and per forty minutes.
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