Keith McLeod

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Keith McLeod
Personal information
Born (1979-11-05) November 5, 1979 (age 38)
Canton, Ohio
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school Canton McKinley
(Canton, Ohio)
College Bowling Green (1998–2002)
NBA draft 2002 / Undrafted
Playing career 2002–2014
Position Point guard
Career history
2002 Saint Joseph Express
2002–2003 Mabo Prefabbricati Livorno
2003–2004 Minnesota Timberwolves
2004 Yakima Sun Kings
2004 Lottomatica Virtus Roma
20042006 Utah Jazz
2006–2007 Golden State Warriors
2007 Indiana Pacers
2008 Montepaschi Siena
2008–2010 Albuquerque Thunderbirds
2010–2011 Panionios
2011–2012 Canton Charge
2012 Erie BayHawks
2012–2013 BC Kalev/Cramo
2013–2014 LF Basket Norrbotten
Career highlights and awards

Keith McLeod (born November 5, 1979) is an American professional basketball player who last played for LF Basket Norrbotten in Sweden. He is 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) tall. He has also played in the NBA for the Minnesota Timberwolves, Utah Jazz, Golden State Warriors and Indiana Pacers, in the CBA for the Yakima Sun Kings, in the USBL for the Saint Joseph Express, in the NBA D-League with the Albuquerque Thunderbirds, Canton Charge, and Erie BayHawks, and in the Italian top league for Mabo Prefabbricati Livorno, Lottomatica Virtus Roma and Montepaschi Siena.

College career[edit]

In 2001, he was named in the All-MAC second-team.[1] McLeod was the 2002 MAC men's basketball player of the year, leading the Bowling Green to the MAC championship game and a berth in the NIT.[2] At the time of his graduation he was the school's second all-time leading scorer with 1,895 points.[2]

Professional career[edit]

He was not taken in the 2002 NBA Draft, but was selected in the 2002 USBL Draft by the Saint Joseph Express, and in the 2002 CBA Draft by the Yakima Sun Kings.

He was traded on July 13, 2006 to the Golden State Warriors along with Devin Brown and Andre Owens for Derek Fisher.[3]

On January 17, 2007, McLeod was dealt to the Indiana Pacers along with teammates Mike Dunleavy, Ike Diogu and Troy Murphy for Stephen Jackson, Al Harrington, Sarunas Jasikevicius and Josh Powell.[4]

On July 11, 2008, McLeod signed a one-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks.[5] He was waived by the Mavericks on October 23, 2008, and later played for the Albuquerque Thunderbirds of the NBA D-League. On September 1, 2010, McLeod signed a 1-year deal with the Greek club Panionios B.C..

McLeod signed with the Canton Charge of the NBA D-League in 2011.[6] He was later traded to the Erie BayHawks.

In October 2012, McLeod joined BC Kalev/Cramo of Estonia[7] and poured in 25 points in his first game in the VTB League for the club, including a game winning basket at the buzzer. [8]

On June 13th, 2016, McLeod agreed to become an assistant to head coach Matt Hackenberg on the Canton Glenoak High School boys varsity basketball team. His primary focus will be on player development with the Golden Eagles.


McLeod attended Canton McKinley High School and graduated with a BS in Computer Science from Bowling Green State University.


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