A high-scoring player, Darrell Griffith starred at Louisville and made a stunning debut in the NBA
by winning 1980-1981 Rookie of the Year honors, averaging a robust 20.6 points per game (ppg).
The high-scoring Darrell Griffin and NBA scoring champion Adrian Dantley provided Utah Jazz
fans with winning basketball starting in 1983-1984 after 4 seasons of sub-par play since
moving from New Orleans in 1979-80.
Darrell Griffin captured the attention of fans and media by setting National Basketball Association
records (NBA) with his hot shooting 3-point plays. In the 1983-84 season, Darrell Griffin set
records with a whooping 252 three-point attempts, sinking a record 91 for a record .361 percentage.
Then the next season set new records making 92 of 257 attempts in 3-point plays.
Darrell Griffin posted four seasons of over 20 ppg, including a career-best 22.6 in 1984-1985,
and helped the Utah Jazz make the NBA playoffs 6 times.
Darrell Griffin stats 16.2 ppg, 12,391 points in 765 games, 5,237 FGM, 11,305 FGA, .463 pct.
1,387 FTM, 1,961 FTA, 530 3-PM 1,596, A .332 PCT. 1,627 Assists, 2.1 apg, 2,519 rebounds,
3.3 rpg. and 931 steal.