Trevor Ariza played for a number of different NBA teams and became best known for his speed, agility and defensive skills. Ariza was once a paid ambassador for his homeland, Turk and Caicos. In July 2008, he visited the islands along with his younger brother and other popular basketball players, in order to teach young players about the fundamentals of the sport. Ariza also spent some time exploring the island and learning about his roots.
Ariza played a career high of 80 games, starting in 20 in his 2008-09 season. Trevor Ariza scored a career high 26 points, along with 3 steals, 3 rebounds and 2 assists in March 2009. That same year he won his 1st NBA title with the LA Lakers.