Lavelle Felton biography

Lavelle Felton

Basketball Player

1979 – 2009

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Who was Lavelle Felton?

Lavelle Felton was an American professional basketball player playing in the European professional basketball leagues.

He was shot and seriously wounded while in his driver's seat in a Milwaukee gas station on August 12, 2009, dying of his wounds just one day later. He had a 5-year-old stepson, a 4-year-old son, and a 2-year-old daughter with his girlfriend.

Nicknamed "Velle" or "Romie", he had played in Madison High School in Milwaukee and then played college basketball with the Louisiana Tech University's Bulldogs where he averaged 13.7 points and 5.1 rebounds a game in 2002-03.

He started his professional basketball career in the Turkish Basketball League's Büyük Kolej for 2 years, before moving on to Greece and France and finally landing in Germany playing for Paderborn Baskets club in the German Basketball Bundesliga, helping the club reach the playoffs.

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Born
Oct 5, 1979
Milwaukee
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Louisiana Tech University
Lived in
  • Milwaukee
Died
Aug 14, 2009
Milwaukee

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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