Melvin Levett
Personal information
Born (1976-04-25) April 25, 1976 (age 45)
Cleveland, Ohio
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolEuclid (Euclid, Ohio)
CollegeCincinnati (1995–1999)
NBA draft1999 / Round: 2 / Pick: 54th overall
Selected by the Detroit Pistons
Playing career1999–2003
PositionShooting guard
Career history
1999–2000Cincinnati Stuff
2000Harlem Globetrotters
2000–2001Saskatchewan Hawks
2001Florida Sea Dragons
2001–2002Kentucky Pro Cats
2002–2003Szolnoki Olaj
Career highlights and awards
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Melvin Levett (born April 25, 1976) is a former American basketball player and American high school basketball coach for the Winton Woods High School Warriors. 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

Colerain High School (Ohio)

2015-16 season

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

Winton Woods High School (Ohio)

2018–19 season

In 2018, a year after becoming a teacher at Winton Woods High School in Cincinnati, Levett became an assistant coach for the boys varsity basketball team. The Warriors would finish the 2019 season with a 14–7 record and an appearance in the OHSAA district championship game at the University of Dayton Arena, where they would lose to the Archbishop Moeller High School Crusaders, 57–15.


  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'