Darren Keefe Daye (born November 30 1960 in Des Moines, Iowa) is an American former professional Basketball player. A 6'8", 220 lb guard-forward from UCLA, Daye was selected by the Washington Bullets in the 3rd round (57th overall) of the 1983 NBA Draft. A McDonald's All-American in 1979, Daye played in five NBA seasons from 1983-1988 for the Bullets, Chicago Bulls, and Boston Celtics.
Daye was waived from the Celtics in the middle of the 1987-1988 season. He chose to move overseas to Italy, where he won a national championship in his first year. He later qualified to the European Euroleague Final Four in 1991.
Daye also played professionally in Israel and France.
His son, Austin Daye, plays for Gonzaga Bulldogs men's basketball in Spokane, Washington.
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