Charlie Yelverton

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Charlie Yelverton
Personal information
Born (1948-12-05) December 5, 1948 (age 66)
New York City, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school Rice (Harlem, New York)
College Fordham (1968–1971)
NBA draft 1971 / Round: 2 / Pick: 25th overall
Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers
Pro career 1971–1987
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
Number 11
Career history
1971–1972 Portland Trail Blazers
1972 Scranton Apollos (EBA)
1972–1973 Olympiacos (Greece)
1974–1975 Ignis Varèse (Italy)
1975–1976 Brescia (Italy)
1977–1979 Mobilgirgi / Emerson Varèse (Italy)
1979–1980 Viganello (Switzerland)
1980–1987 Robur Basket Saronno (Italy)
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Charlie Yelverton (born December 5, 1948) is a retired American professional basketball player. A 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) tall guard-forward, he was drafted 25th overall by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 1971 NBA Draft, but only appeared in one NBA season.[1] He then headed to Europe and played for Olympiacos and Ignis Varèse. He helped Ignis Varèse to win the 1975 Euroleague title and played in two other finals in 1978 and 1979. He also won the 1978 Italian league title while in Varèse.

On February 3, 2008, Yelverton was among the 105 player nominees for the 50 Greatest Euroleague Contributors list commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the competition.


  1. ^ Charlie Yelverton. basketball-reference

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