DeMar DeRozan has become a bit of a basketball hero in Toronto. The Raptors all-star has become one of the faces of the franchise, leading the team to postseason glory this year as the squad notched its first series victory in more than a decade. He's a fan-favorite, an undeniable talent who is a key part of the Raptors recent NBA success. He's also much more than a basketball player. In fact, away from the hardwood and out of uniform, DeRozan has a very different role. He is, first and foremost, a dad. And it's that role that is the driving force behind his own personal determination every time he steps onto the court. Sure, DeRozan wants to win basketball games for his team and the fans and the entire city of Toronto, but he also wants to be a role model for his daughter. So far, so good. Keep clicking through the gallery to learn more about DeRozan's off-court role and his life as a family man. (Instagram)
DeMar DeRozan may be a hero to Toronto basketball fans, but away from the court he's got another name; dad. Check out the hoop star's family right here.