Todd Mitchell

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This article is about an American basketball player. For the respondent in the decision of the United States Supreme Court, see Wisconsin v. Mitchell.
Todd Mitchell
Personal information
Born (1966-07-26) July 26, 1966 (age 50)
Toledo, Ohio
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school St. Francis (Toledo, Ohio)
College Purdue (1987-1991)
NBA draft 1988 / Round: 2 / Pick: 43rd overall
Selected by the Denver Nuggets
Playing career 1988–1999
Position Small forward
Career history
1988 Rapid City Thrillers (CBA)
1988–1989 Miami Heat
1989 San Antonio Spurs
1989–1990 Olympiacos BC (Greece)
1990–1991 Cholet Basket (France)
1991 La Crosse Catbirds (CBA)
1991–1992 Pallacanestro Firenze (Italy)
1992 Rockford Lightning (CBA)
1992–1993 Pallacanestro Marsala (Italy)
1993–1994 Papagou BC (Greece)
1994–1995 Baloncesto Salamanca (Spain)
1995 Sioux Falls Skyforce (CBA)
1995–1996 Montpellier (France)
1996–1997 Bnei Herzliya (Israel)
1997 Rolly Pistoia (Italy)
1997–1998 Strasbourg IG (France)
1998–1999 Lugano Tigers (Switzerland)

Ernest Todd Mitchell (born July 26, 1966, in Toledo, Ohio) is a retired American professional basketball player. He was a 6'7" (200 cm) 205 lb (93 kg) forward and played collegiately at Purdue University from 1984 to 1988.[1]

College career[edit]

Todd Mitchell attended Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, where he played basketball under head coach Gene Keady. Along with teammate Troy Lewis, he led the Boilermakers to two Big Ten Conference titles during his Junior and Senior seasons, along with a Sweet Sixteen appearance in the 1988 NCAA Tournament. He was named First Team All-Big Ten his Senior year.

Professional career[edit]

Mitchell was the 43rd overall pick in the 1988 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets in the 2nd round. He played one season in the NBA. In his lone season split with the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat, he averaged 5.1 points, 2.1 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game.


  1. ^ Todd Mitchell: A worldly view of basketball, published Sunday, January 1, 2006

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