Augustin excelled academically and athletically, earning a 4.0 GPA for the 2007 semester and a 3.64 GPA overall.
As a result, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame presented him with the Bob Cousy Award in 2008.
He declared himself eligible for the NBA draft in April 2008.
Charlotte Bobcats selected D. J. Augustin with the ninth overall choice in the 2008 NBA Draft.
In the triumph over the Philadelphia 76ers, he topped all scorers with 32 points and eight assists.
In addition, he had a productive 2010-11 season, in which he started all 82 games and averaged 14.4 points and 6.1 assists in 33.6 minutes of playing.
Augustin signed with the Indiana Pacers in July 2012 and made his NBA debut against the Toronto Raptors.
In July 2012, he signed with the Toronto Raptors after one season with the Indiana Pacers.
He made his Raptors debut against the Boston Celtics, scoring five points and dishing out two assists in 13 minutes of action.
D.J. Augustin Parents: Meet Vanessa Augustin and Darryl Augustin Sr.
Vanessa Augustin and Darryl Augustin Sr. are the supportive parents of professional basketball player, D.J. Augustin.
Details on their educational backgrounds and respective careers have been kept discrete.