Lafayette "Fat" Lever (born August 18, 1960) is a retired American professional basketball player born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas who played in the NBA. He is currently the director of player development for the Sacramento Kings. Lever also serves as the color analyst for the Kings radio broadcasts.
Lever sat out the entire 1992-93 season due to knee injury. He finished his career with the Mavericks in 1994 with career averages of 13.9 points, six rebounds, 6.2 assists and 2.22 steals per game. He is the Nuggets' all-time franchise leader in steals and was 2nd in career assists. He is one of only three players in NBA history to record 15 plus points, rebounds and assists in a single playoff game (the others being Jason Kidd and Wilt Chamberlain). Among Lever's career achievements were making two NBA All-Star teams, an All-NBA Second Team in 1987, an All-Defensive Second Team in 1988, and, as of 2014, ranking 6th on the all-time list of Most Triple-Doubles in the Regular Season with 43 over 11 seasons, ahead of players like Michael Jordan (28) and Clyde Drexler (25).