Darrell Arthur ( born March 25, 1988 in Dallas, Texas ) is an American professional basketball player. He currently plays on the positions of power forward or small forward in the NBA for the Denver Nuggets.
Arthur won the South Oak Cliff High School in 2005 and 2006 4A championship in Texas and was elected to two years for the final tournament MVP. As the school but the notes of some players manipulated so that they could continue to compete for the team, their qualifications were revoked later. In 2006, Arthur was appointed McDonald 's All- American.
From 2006 to 2008 Arthur ran for the Kansas Jayhawks, the team at the University of Kansas in college basketball on. After his first season, he was elected to the Big 12 All- Freshman Team. In 2008 he won with the Jayhawks NCAA championship title.
In NBA Draft 2008, he chose the New Orleans Hornets from to 27 point. But he was still traded on the day of the draft to the Portland Trail Blazers. After two more trades, first to Houston, he ended up with the Grizzlies.
In his first NBA season he played with his cousin Quinton Ross for Memphis. In 76 games, he scored an average of 5.6 points and 4.5 rebounds in 19.3 minutes. In his second season he was injured in only 32 games for use. The 2011/12 season he missed completely due to a torn ligament.
For the 2013/2014 season he was transferred from the Grizzlies to the Denver Nuggets. In return center Kostas Koufos moved to Memphis.