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Levi Leland Randolph Jr. (born October 3, 1992) is an American professional basketball player. He played college basketball for Alabama.

Levi Randolph
Levi Randolph Società Sportiva Felice Scandone 2016-2017.JPG
Randolph in 2017
Free agent
PositionShooting guard
Personal information
Born (1992-10-03) October 3, 1992 (age 26)
Madison, Alabama
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High schoolBob Jones (Madison, Alabama)
CollegeAlabama (2011–2015)
NBA draft2015 / Undrafted
Playing career2015–present
Career history
2015–2016Maine Red Claws
2016–2017Sidigas Avellino
2017–2018Dinamo Sassari
2018-2018SIG Strasbourg
2018–2019Canton Charge
Career highlights and awards
  • French Cup winner (2018)
  • Second-team All-SEC (2015)
  • SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year (2015)

High school careerEdit

Randolph attended the Bob Jones High School. As a junior, he led his school to an upset win over No. 1 Homewood to win the 2009–10 AHSAA Class 6A Championship,[1] earning several accolades in the process including 6A Player of the Year and state tournament MVP. In his senior year, Randolph averaged 19.5 points and 9.5 rebounds. Among his teammates at Bob Jones was Alabama linebacker Reggie Ragland. Before joining the Crimson Tide, Randolph was considered a four-star recruit by both ESPN.com and Rivals.com and was considered the 30th best player in the country by the latest.[2]

College careerEdit

As a four-year player in Alabama, Randolph played in 135 games with the Crimson Tide while starting 120, averaging 9.9 points, 4.28 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.11 steals. In his senior year he had a team-high average of 15.4 points, 2.5 assists and 1.4 steals while also averaging 5.1 rebounds. He was the first player of the program to be named to the CoSIDA/Capital One First Team Academic All-District Team for three consecutive years and was also named the 2015 SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year and second team All-SEC.[2][3]

Professional careerEdit

After going undrafted in the 2015 NBA draft, Randolph joined the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Orlando Summer League and the Utah Jazz for the Las Vegas Summer League.[4] On September 25, 2015, he signed with the Boston Celtics.[3] However, he was later waived by the Celtics on October 20 after appearing in two preseason games.[5] On October 31, he was acquired by the Maine Red Claws of the NBA Development League as an affiliate player of the Celtics.[6] Randolph spent the entire 2015–16 season with the Red Claws.

In July 2016, Randolph joined the Philadelphia 76ers and the Memphis Grizzlies for the 2016 NBA Summer League.[7][8] On August 2, 2016, he signed with Sidigas Avellino of the Italian Serie A.[9]

For the 2018–19 season, Randolph joined the Canton Charge of the NBA G League.[10]

Personal lifeEdit

The son of Levi and Mia Randolph, he graduated in August 2014 with a degree in marketing.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Class 6A Boys Championship: Bob Jones 61, Homewood 45". Birmingham News. February 28, 2010.
  2. ^ a b c "Levi Randolph Bio". RollTide.com. Retrieved February 6, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Celtics Finalize Training Camp Roster". NBA.com. September 25, 2015. Retrieved September 25, 2015.
  4. ^ "Levi Randolph signs with Boston Celtics". ABC.com. September 1, 2015. Retrieved September 25, 2015.
  5. ^ "Celtics Waive Three". NBA.com. October 20, 2015. Retrieved October 20, 2015.
  6. ^ "Red Claws Announce Draft Results, Training Camp Roster". OurSportsCentral.com. October 31, 2015. Retrieved October 31, 2015.
  7. ^ Boyd, Ray (July 1, 2016). "Ben Simmons Headlines Sixers Summer League Roster". CBSLocal.com. Retrieved January 4, 2017.
  8. ^ "Grizzlies announce NBA Summer League 2016 roster". NBA.com. July 5, 2016. Retrieved January 5, 2017.
  9. ^ "Levi Randolph e Retin Obasohan ad un passo da Avellino". PianetaBasket.com (in Italian). August 2, 2016. Retrieved September 10, 2016.
  10. ^ "Canton Charge 2018-19 Training Camp Roster". NBA.com. October 20, 2018. Retrieved October 21, 2018.

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