#3 Small Forward

Caris LeVert

Height / Weight
6' 6" / 205 lbs
Born
Aug 25, 1994 (28)
College
Michigan
NBA Draft
1st Round, 20th Overall, 2016
Nationality
American
SEASON STATS
2022-2023
PTS
12.5
-4.5
Rebounds
3.9
+0.2
Assists
3.8
-0.5
PER
13.69
-4.54
PLAYER INFO
Full Name: Caris LeVert
Nickname: Baby Durant
Place of Birth: Columbus, Ohio
Education: Michigan
Parents: Kim and Daryl Wayne LeVert
Spouse: Carissa Martin

Caris LeVert Biography Details, Age, Net Worth, and Basketball Career

Caris LeVert was born in Columbus, Ohio on August 25th, 1994. The son of a teacher and graphic designer, LeVert has a younger brother who also played college basketball. After receiving very little recruiting attention out of high school, LeVert elected to attend Michigan.

After numerous injuries during his collegiate career, LeVert was selected 20th overall by the Indiana Pacers in the 2016 NBA Draft. He was quickly sent to the Brooklyn Nets for Thaddeus Young. 

LeVert has had an injury-plagued NBA career as well. However, when he has been on the court, LeVery has been one of the Nets’ best players over the last two years. He signed a three-year contract extension in 2019 with the Brookly Nets worth over $52 million and is now a focal point of the Nets immediate future.

Caris LeVert Basketball Career

High School Career (Pickerington High School Central)

As a senior, LeVert led Pickerington Central to a 26-2 record and the 2012 OHSAA Division I State Championship. LeVert was named the 2012 Columbus Dispatch Metro Player of the Year and to the 2012 AP All-Ohio Second Team. 

College Career (Michigan)

LeVert was not highly recruited out of high school. His only official visit was to Alabama State. He originally committed to Ohio University. When coach John Groce got hired by Illinois, LeVert instead decided to attend Michigan.

After two relatively quiet years at Michigan, LeVert was named a first-team All-Big Ten preseason selection prior to the start of his junior year. Due to injury issues, LeVert elected to return to Michigan for his senior year over fears of his draft stock falling. However, LeVert suffered another injury during his senior season that ended his college career prematurely.

NBA Career

LeVert was drafted 20th overall by the Indiana Pacers despite his injury concerns. He was later traded to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Thaddeus Young. LeVert didn’t make his NBA debut until December due to injury. He made his first career start the following February.

LeVert began to see some starting time during his second NBA season. More injuries caused him to miss 10 games during the season. In his third season, LeVert began the season as a starter. However, he was injured a couple of weeks into the season, causing him to miss 42 games. Levert missed a couple of months from November to January during his fourth season due to a thumb injury.

Caris LeVert Net Worth, Salary, Endorsements & Career Earnings

Caris LeVert is currently playing on a four-year, $7.5 million deal. He signed a three-year extension prior to the start of the 2019 season worth $52.5 million. He has earned $7.5 million in his four NBA seasons. 

Caris LeVert signed a four-year, $7.5 million deal with the Brooklyn Nets in 2016.

Caris LeVert signed a three-year extension worth $52.5 million with the Brooklyn Nets in 2019.

Caris LeVert Personal Life

LeVert was born in Columbus, Ohio to parents Kim and Darryl Waynes LeVert. His mother is a teacher and his father was a graphic designer. His father died on April 4, 2010, at the age of 46.

He has a younger brother named Darryl Marcus.

His girlfriend’s name is Carissa Martin.

  • Third cousin of Eddie LeVert, lead singer of the O’Jays.
  • Entered college weighing just 152 pounds.
  • Only official school visit was to Alabama State
  • Only the fourth Michigan player to earn back-to-back preseason first-team All-Big Ten honors.
  • His brother Darryl is a basketball player who played at Connors State College.
Career stats
2022-2023
CLE
2021-2022
CLE
2020-2021
IND
2019-2020
BKN
2018-2019
BKN
2017-2018
BKN
2016-2017
BKN
Season Team G MIN FG% 3P% FT% REB AST BLK STL PTS
2022-2023
49 30.9 41.1 37.4 70.5 3.9 3.8 0.2 0.8 12.5
2021-2022
58 30.7 44.4 32.0 75.6 3.7 4.3 0.4 0.9 17.0
2020-2021
47 31.6 44.1 32.6 81.1 4.6 5.2 0.6 1.4 20.2
2019-2020
45 29.5 42.5 36.4 71.1 4.2 4.4 0.2 1.2 18.7
2018-2019
40 26.6 42.9 31.2 69.1 3.8 3.9 0.3 1.1 13.7
2017-2018
71 26.3 43.5 34.7 71.1 3.7 4.2 0.3 1.2 12.1
2016-2017
57 21.7 45.0 32.2 72.0 3.3 1.9 0.1 0.9 8.2
Recent Games
Tue 1/31
Sun 1/29
Fri 1/27
Thu 1/26
Tue 1/24
Sat 1/21
Fri 1/20
Wed 1/18
Mon 1/16
Sat 1/14
Date Opp RESULT MIN PTS OR DR REB AST STL BLK TO
Tue 1/31
L 100-97
28 14 1 4 5 3 0 2 1
Sun 1/29
W 99-122
27 12 1 1 2 3 1 0 1
Fri 1/27
L 100-112
37 2 1 2 3 9 0 0 1
Thu 1/26
W 113-95
31 12 0 1 1 5 2 0 1
Tue 1/24
L 103-105
20 9 1 1 2 3 0 0 1
Sat 1/21
W 102-114
28 13 0 3 3 7 1 0 1
Fri 1/20
L 120-114
31 22 2 3 5 2 1 2 4
Wed 1/18
L 114-115
41 23 0 4 4 6 1 1 4
Mon 1/16
W 103-113
15 8 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
Sat 1/14
L 102-110
31 12 0 4 4 3 1 0 2