Jim Usevitch is an American former professional basketball player.
A 6'9" center, Usevitch averaged 21 points and 14 rebounds per game as a senior at Ocean View High School (California) in 1981–82. He then played at Brigham Young University from 1982 to 1988, and was an All-WAC honorable mention in his final season after posting averages of 14.8 points and 7.2 rebounds. He also tallied a team-high 41 blocks that year. Usevitch's college career was interrupted for two seasons while he served as a Mormon missionary in New Zealand.
After college, Usevitch competed professionally in Europe, Israel, and the CBA. In October 1991, Usevitch tried out for the Los Angeles Clippers of the NBA, but he was released by the team before the regular season began.
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