Mateen Cleaves

LEHI, UTAH - JANUARY 6:  Mateen Cleaves of the Bakersfield Jam helps some kids read on a computer at the Rippy Family Reading & Learning Center, that was opened with the help of the NBA, WNBA and D-League in partnership with the Utah Flash and Toyota Project Rebound January 6, 2009 in Lehi, Utah. The Rippy Reading and Learning Center offers one-on-one literacy training to help families and individuals develop literacy skills to thrive in society.  (Photo by George Frey/NBAE via Getty Images)

Former Spartan Teams Up With Local Organizations To Give Back

Mateen Cleaves and “1 Goal, 1 Passion: Hope for the Holidays” distributed the items Friday afternoon at the Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Michigan, and will give additional packages Saturday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2014

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Mateen Cleaves Giving Back Again [BLOG]

One thing you can say about former MSU star Mateen Cleaves is that he never forgets where he came from.

97.1 The Ticket–11/13/2014

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Mateen Cleaves Wants Young Adults Covered

By: Mike Stone @stoney16 Mateen Cleaves is best known for leading the Michigan State Spartans to the 2000 NCAA basketball championship,but the former Piston and current Fox Sports Detroit basketball analyst is more than just […]

97.1 The Ticket–02/28/2014

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Black History: Inspiration, Gratification Come From Helping Others For Mateen Cleaves

Mateen Cleaves is still smiling that trademark smile years after the unforgettable National Championship win with Michigan State University.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2014

Mateen Cleaves (Credit: Robert Skeoch /Allsport)

Mateen Cleaves Helps Give Gifts To 1,000 Mich. Families

The former MSU basketball star is the driving force behind an effort to give holiday gift packages to 1,000 families in need.

CBS Detroit–12/16/2013

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - JANUARY 31: NBC studio analyst Tony Dungy looks on during the Super Bowl XLVI Broadcasters Press Conference at the Super Bowl XLVI Media Canter in the J.W. Marriott Indianapolis on January 31, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Dungy Headlines Michigan Sports Hall Of Fame Class

Tony Dungy had much of his success in football far from his hometown of Jackson, Mich., turning around the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and becoming the first black coach to win a Super Bowl with the Indianapolis Colts.

97.1 The Ticket–02/19/2013

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5 Good Minutes With Mateen Cleaves After Michigan State Throttles Michigan

A lot of people thought MSU would protect their home court on Tuesday night against in-state rival Michigan and they did exactly that and more.

97.1 The Ticket–02/13/2013

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Cleaves, Smith, Dungy Enter Michigan Hall Of Fame

Former Michigan State basketball stars Mateen Cleaves and Steve Smith and former NFL coach Tony Dungy are going into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame.

97.1 The Ticket–11/13/2012

Mateen Cleaves (Credit: Robert Skeoch /Allsport)

Mateen Cleaves To Host Opening Of ‘Freakin’ Unbelievable Burgers’

Former Michigan State University basketball star and Detroit Piston Mateen Cleaves is going to cut the ribbon for a new restaurant business in his home town.

CBS Detroit–05/16/2012

CHAMPAIGN, IL - JANUARY 31: Myke Henry #20 of the Illinois Fighting Illini defends against Branden Dawson #22 of the Michigan State Spartans at Assembly Hall on January 31, 2012 in Champaign, Illinois. Illinois defeated Michigan State 42-41. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Cleaves: Loss Of Dawson ‘Big-Time Blow’

Mateen Cleaves, captain of the last NCAA championship team in 2000, said injured freshman SF Branden Dawson will be difficult to replace.

97.1 The Ticket–03/08/2012

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