Calvin Booth attended Penn State University after a stellar high school career. As a junior, he was named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year. As a senior, he was a second team All-Big Ten Conference pick. He earned his Bachelor of Arts at Penn State in 1998.
Booth was drafted by the Wizards in the second round (35th overall) of the 1999 NBA Draft. He has played for the Wizards, the Dallas Mavericks, the Seattle SuperSonics and the Milwaukee Bucks throughout his NBA career, averaging 4.1 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game.