Danny Granger, Jr. (born April 20, 1983) is an American professional basketball player for the Indiana Pacers of the NBA. He is mainly a small forward, though he does log time at the power forward position. Before his professional career, he went to Grace King High School in Metairie, Louisiana where he was a McDonald's All-American nominee before his senior year. He was an academic student who scored a 30 on the ACT and was offered a scholarship to attend Yale University. He played for Bradley University and then transferred to University of New Mexico before his junior year.
Granger started his collegiate career at Bradley University where he played the 2001–2002 and 2002–2003 seasons. After a lackluster 12–18 season in 2002–2003, he transferred to the University of New Mexico for the 2003–2004 and 2004–2005 seasons. In 2004–2005, he became the first player in school history to get 60 assists, 60 blocks, and 60 steals in a season. He won the Mountain West Conference tournament MVP and led the Lobos to the NCAA tournament.
Granger graduated with a degree in civil engineering.