Kevin Burleson was a student of the University of Minnesota and during his career here, he exhibited 440 assists. However, he was undrafted out of college and hence he started his career with USC Heidelberg in Germany. During the 2003-04 season, he represented USC Heidelberg, in the 2004-05 season, he played for Walter Tigers Tubingen and in the 2005-06 season, he was a member of Charlotte Bobcats while in the 2006-07 season, he represented Fort Worth Flyers.
Burleson delivered a robust performance in an NBA summer league program known as Rocky Mountain Revue. He signed with Mersin Buyuksehir Belediye, a Turkish Basketball League team for the 2007-08 season.
Burleson was offered jersey no. 12 while he was playing. He has a height of 6 feet 3 inches and weight of 205 lbs. He occupies the position of Guard. O’Dea High School in Seattle, Washington was where he attended school.
In the NBA, Kevin Burleson played in the 2005-06 season, in which he participated in 39 games and started 1 of them. He played for 340 minutes and his 3-point field goal percentage was 0.185, free throw percentage was 0.941 and field goal percentage was 0.250. He accumulated 70 points, 63 personal fouls, 26 steals, 2 blocks, 48 assists, 4 offensive rebounds and 22 defensive rebounds.