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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.

Keith McLeod
Personal information
Born (1979-11-05) November 5, 1979 (age 39)
Canton, Ohio
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High schoolCanton McKinley
(Canton, Ohio)
CollegeBowling Green (1998–2002)
NBA draft2002 / Undrafted
Playing career2002–2014
PositionPoint guard
Career history
2002Saint Joseph Express
2002–2003Mabo Prefabbricati Livorno
2003–2004Minnesota Timberwolves
2004Yakima Sun Kings
2004Lottomatica Virtus Roma
20042006Utah Jazz
2006–2007Golden State Warriors
2007Indiana Pacers
2008Montepaschi Siena
2008–2010Albuquerque Thunderbirds
2010–2011Panionios
2011–2012Canton Charge
2012Erie BayHawks
2012–2013BC Kalev/Cramo
2013–2014LF Basket Norrbotten
Career highlights and awards

College careerEdit

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 careerEdit

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 13, 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.

EducationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Falcon Scrapbook" (PDF). CBs College Sports. Retrieved May 13, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "McLeod is making his mark with Jazz". toledoblade.com. February 10, 2005. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  3. ^ Jazz re-sign Harpring, complete trade for Fisher - NBA - ESPN
  4. ^ "Pacers, Warriors announce 8-player deal". Associated Press. 2007-01-17. Retrieved 2007-12-23.
  5. ^ Acquired from the Nets in February, Wright re-signs with Mavs - NBA - ESPN
  6. ^ NBA Development League: Canton Native Keith McLeod and Jamine Peterson Sign with Canton Charge Archived 2015-02-01 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ Homme saabub Tallinnasse BC Kalev/Cramo uus mängujuht![permanent dead link]
  8. ^ Keith McLeod's Game Winning Buzzerbeater

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