Melvin Booker

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Melvin Booker
No. 9, 14, 5
Guard
Personal information
Born(1972-08-20) August 20, 1972 (age 41)
Pascagoula, Mississippi
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Listed weight185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High schoolMoss Point
(Moss Point, Mississippi)
CollegeMissouri (1990–1994)
NBA draft1994 / Undrafted
Pro playing career1994–2008
Career history
1994–1995Hartford Hellcats (CBA)
1995Pittsburgh Piranhas (CBA)
1995–1996Grand Rapids Mackers (CBA)
1996Houston Rockets
1996Denver Nuggets
1996–1997Grand Rapids Hoops (CBA)
1997Golden State Warriors
1997–1998Scavolini Pesaro (Italy)
1998–1999Sony Milano (Italy)
1999–2002Scavolini Pesaro (Italy)
2002–2004Ülkerspor (Turkey)
2004–2007Khimki (Russia)
2007–2008Armani Jeans Milano (Italy)
Career highlights and awards
 
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Melvin Booker
No. 9, 14, 5
Guard
Personal information
Born(1972-08-20) August 20, 1972 (age 41)
Pascagoula, Mississippi
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Listed weight185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High schoolMoss Point
(Moss Point, Mississippi)
CollegeMissouri (1990–1994)
NBA draft1994 / Undrafted
Pro playing career1994–2008
Career history
1994–1995Hartford Hellcats (CBA)
1995Pittsburgh Piranhas (CBA)
1995–1996Grand Rapids Mackers (CBA)
1996Houston Rockets
1996Denver Nuggets
1996–1997Grand Rapids Hoops (CBA)
1997Golden State Warriors
1997–1998Scavolini Pesaro (Italy)
1998–1999Sony Milano (Italy)
1999–2002Scavolini Pesaro (Italy)
2002–2004Ülkerspor (Turkey)
2004–2007Khimki (Russia)
2007–2008Armani Jeans Milano (Italy)
Career highlights and awards

Melvin Jermaine Booker (born August 20, 1972) is an American former professional basketball player. A 6'1" (1.85 m), 185 lb (84 kg) point guard, he played collegiately for the Missouri Tigers. Booker was the 1994 Big Eight Player of the Year when he led Missouri to an undefeated conference record of 14-0 and an Elite Eight birth. Booker was an all Big Eight selection is both 1993 and 1994 and was a first-team all-American in 1994. Despite these accomplishments, Booker wasn't selected in the 1994 NBA Draft.

Booker was elected to the Hall of Fame of the Intercollegiate Athletics of the University of Missouri in 1999.

He played for the Houston Rockets (1995–96), Denver Nuggets and Golden State Warriors (1996–97) in the NBA for 32 games.

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