“He’s still playing?”

March 23rd, 2009

By Matt Caputo

Mateen Cleaves knows how to dance. Back in 2000, Cleaves led Michigan State to the national championship and was named Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four. Cleaves, the Spartan’s career steals leader, is Michigan State’s only three-time All-American. He was named Big Ten Player of the Year twice – leading college and conference in career assists with 816. After four years at Michigan State, the short and stocky entered the NBA draft.
Cleaves slid into the League early in the first round. The Pistons took him with the 14th pick in the [...Read More at Source]