Caris LeVert

Team: Brooklyn Nets

Position: Guard/Forward

Height/Weight: 6’7”, 203 lbs.

Date of Birth: August 25, 1994

Place of Birth: Columbus, Ohio

High School: Pickerington HS

College: University of Michigan

Drafted:2016- 1st Round, 20th Overall by Brooklyn Nets

Caris LeVert is a four-year NBA veteran with the Brooklyn Nets. LeVert was drafted 20th overall in the first round of the 2016 NBA Draft. LeVert has seen his scoring average increase each season he has been in the NBA, averaging nearly 18 points during the 2019-20 season. On March 3, 2020, LeVert notched his first-ever career 50-point game, scoring 51 points, including 37 in the 4th quarter and overtime, to lead the Nets to a road win over the Boston Celtics. The Columbus, Ohio native attended the University of Michigan where he spent four years and totaled 98 career wins, including three NCAA tournament appearances which included back-to-back Elite 8 appearances in 2013 and 2014. Off the court, LeVert founded his 22 Initiative, which focuses on mentorship and empowerment of today’s youth, in 2018.

Career Highlights:

Led Michigan in scoring (16.5), rebounds (5.3) and assists (4.9) in senior year (2016)
NCAA Tournament, All-Midwest Regional Team (2014)
Big Ten Honors, All-Big Ten (2014)
University of Michigan’s Rudy Tomjanovich Most Improved Player (2014)