Melvin Levett

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Melvin Levett
Personal information
Born (1976-04-25) April 25, 1976 (age 41)
Cleveland, Ohio
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school Euclid (Euclid, Ohio)
College Cincinnati (1995–1999)
NBA draft 1999 / Round: 2 / Pick: 54th overall
Selected by the Detroit Pistons
Playing career 1999–2003
Position Shooting guard
Career history
1999–2000 Cincinnati Stuff
2000 Harlem Globetrotters
2000–2001 Saskatchewan Hawks
2001 Florida Sea Dragons
2001–2002 Kentucky Pro Cats
2002–2003 Szolnoki Olaj

Melvin Levett (born April 25, 1976) is a former American basketball player, now an American high school basketball coach for the Colerain High School Cardinals. As a shooting guard he was drafted by the Detroit Pistons and then later traded to the Los Angeles Lakers organization, though he never appeared in a regular season NBA game. He played collegiately for Cincinnati.[1][2][3] While in college, he set the University of Cincinnati single-game record for three-point field goals when he made 10 against Eastern Kentucky.[4]

Coaching career[edit]

Colerain High School (Ohio)[edit]

2015 Season[edit]

In 2015, Levett accepted the job as head basketball coach at Colerain High School in Cincinnati, Ohio. His first and only win came on January 8, 2016 over Sycamore High School. Nick Martini led scoring for the Cardinals with 17 points, and 3 rebounds. Despite ending the regular season 1-21, the Cardinals made it to the state playoffs (due to OHSAA rules), but then lost 77-47 in the sectional final to the Lancers of La Salle High School


  1. ^ "Melvin Levett, Cincinnati". Retrieved 2008-03-09. 
  2. ^ " - NBA - Melvin Levett Player Page". CNN. Retrieved 2008-03-09. 
  3. ^ "CNN/SI - Melvin Levett - -". Retrieved 2008-03-09. 
  4. ^ Pointers from the 'Helicopter'