Mel Turpin C  #54

Full Name: Melvin Turpin

Current Team: N/A

Born: Dec 28, 1960 (Passed away Jul 8, 2010, aged 49)

Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-11 (211cm)     Weight: 240 (109kg)

Current NBA Status: Deceased (Jul 8, 2010)

Draft Entry: 1984 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 6, Washington Wizards

Draft Rights Trade: WAS to CLE, Jun 19, 1984

Pre-Draft Team: Kentucky (Sr)

High School: Bryan Station High School [Lexington, Kentucky]

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NBA

5 Years Of Service

NBA Regular Season Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1984-85 CLE 79 45 24.7 4.59 9.00 .511 0.00 0.00 .000 1.38 1.76 .784 1.96 3.76 5.72 0.46 0.48 1.10 2.67 1.49 10.57
1985-86 CLE 80 69 28.6 5.70 10.47 .544 0.00 0.05 .000 2.31 2.85 .811 2.27 4.67 6.95 0.69 0.81 1.32 3.25 1.68 13.71
1986-87 CLE 64 1 12.5 2.64 5.72 .462 0.00 0.00 .000 0.86 1.20 .714 0.97 2.00 2.97 0.50 0.17 0.62 1.39 0.98 6.14
1987-88 UTH 79 0 12.8 2.52 4.92 .512 0.01 0.04 .333 0.90 1.24 .724 1.11 1.87 2.99 0.41 0.33 0.86 1.99 0.90 5.95
1989-90 WAS 59 12 13.9 1.86 3.54 .526 0.00 0.03 .000 0.95 1.20 .789 1.49 2.25 3.75 0.46 0.25 0.80 2.29 0.76 4.68
CAREER   361 127 19.0 3.59 6.96 .516 0.00 0.02 .111 1.32 1.70 .777 1.59 2.99 4.58 0.50 0.43 0.96 2.36 1.19 8.51

NBA Regular Season Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1984-85 CLE 79 45 1949 363 711 .511 0 0 .000 109 139 .784 155 297 452 36 38 87 211 118 835
1985-86 CLE 80 69 2292 456 838 .544 0 4 .000 185 228 .811 182 374 556 55 65 106 260 134 1097
1986-87 CLE 64 1 801 169 366 .462 0 0 .000 55 77 .714 62 128 190 32 11 40 89 63 393
1987-88 UTH 79 0 1011 199 389 .512 1 3 .333 71 98 .724 88 148 236 32 26 68 157 71 470
1989-90 WAS 59 12 818 110 209 .526 0 2 .000 56 71 .789 88 133 221 27 15 47 135 45 276
CAREER   361 127 6871 1297 2513 .516 1 9 .111 476 613 .777 575 1080 1655 182 155 348 852 431 3071

NBA Regular Season Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
1984-85 CLE 79 45 7 0 0 0 0 0 .115 0.31 0.32 0.20 34 45 .430 1.10 2.00 3.10
1985-86 CLE 80 69 13 0 0 0 0 0 .150 0.41 0.49 0.27 29 51 .362 3.31 2.62 5.93
1986-87 CLE 64 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .077 0.51 0.17 0.21 25 39 .391 -0.32 1.04 0.72
1987-88 UTH 79 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .069 0.45 0.37 0.25 45 34 .570 0.36 1.66 2.02
1989-90 WAS 59 12 3 0 0 0 0 0 .053 0.60 0.33 0.34 21 38 .356 0.88 0.92 1.79
CAREER   361 127 24 0 0 0 0 0 .096 0.42 0.36 0.24 154 207 .427 5.32 8.24 13.56

NBA Regular Season Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
1984-85 CLE 79 45 .541 .511 8.61 16.49 12.55 2.67 13.26 0.92 2.47 18.35 129.47 -4.83 1.17 104.6 108.0 13.35
1985-86 CLE 80 69 .585 .544 8.81 18.02 13.42 3.51 12.50 1.34 2.64 19.17 135.56 -4.27 1.31 112.1 106.7 16.35
1986-87 CLE 64 1 .491 .462 8.33 17.05 12.71 6.31 13.61 0.65 2.77 23.21 117.60 -5.17 1.07 96.9 106.4 12.92
1987-88 UTH 79 0 .544 .513 9.76 15.15 12.56 4.59 14.11 1.22 3.89 20.37 156.94 -4.82 1.21 102.7 103.3 13.80
1989-90 WAS 59 12 .574 .526 11.35 17.46 14.38 4.28 15.78 0.89 3.26 14.29 131.50 -3.26 1.32 112.1 107.9 12.83
CAREER   361 127 .552 .516 9.12 16.84 13.02 3.83 13.41 1.07 2.86 18.99 140.37 -4.47 1.22 106.3 106.4 14.34

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NBA Transactions

Jun 19, 1984 - The Washington Bullets selected Mel Turpin in Round 1 with Pick 6 in the 1984 NBA Draft.
Jun 19, 1984 - The Cleveland Cavaliers acquired the Draft Rights to Mel Turpin from the Washington Bullets in a trade.
Aug 24, 1984 - Mel Turpin signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Oct 8, 1987 - Mel Turpin was acquired by the Utah Jazz from the Cleveland Cavaliers in a trade.
Sep 7, 1988 - The Utah Jazz placed the contract of Mel Turpin on waivers.
Sep 15, 1988 - Mel Turpin, previously with the Utah Jazz, became a free agent.
Aug 8, 1989 - Mel Turpin signed a contract with the Washington Bullets.
Jul 1, 1990 - Mel Turpin, previously with the Washington Bullets, became a free agent.
Jul 24, 1990 - The Washington Bullets renounced their free-agent exception rights to Mel Turpin.
Jul 8, 2010 - Mel Turpin passed away. He was 49 years old at the time of his death.

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NBA Playoff Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1984-85 CLE 4 0 11.2 3.00 4.75 .632 0.00 0.00 .000 0.25 0.50 .500 0.75 1.25 2.00 0.00 1.00 0.25 0.75 1.25 6.25
1987-88 UTH 7 0 4.4 0.43 1.29 .333 0.00 0.00 .000 0.29 0.29 1.000 0.43 0.43 0.86 0.29 0.14 0.57 0.71 0.29 1.14
CAREER   11 0 6.9 1.36 2.55 .536 0.00 0.00 .000 0.27 0.36 .750 0.55 0.73 1.27 0.18 0.45 0.45 0.73 0.64 3.00

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NBA Playoff Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1984-85 CLE 4 0 45 12 19 .632 0 0 .000 1 2 .500 3 5 8 0 4 1 3 5 25
1987-88 UTH 7 0 31 3 9 .333 0 0 .000 2 2 1.000 3 3 6 2 1 4 5 2 8
CAREER   11 0 76 15 28 .536 0 0 .000 3 4 .750 6 8 14 2 5 5 8 7 33

NBA Playoff Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
1984-85 CLE 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .066 0.00 0.80 0.11 1 3 .250 - 0.10 0.10
1987-88 UTH 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .019 1.00 0.50 0.22 4 3 .571 -0.04 0.06 0.02
CAREER   11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .038 0.29 0.71 0.14 5 6 .455 -0.04 0.16 0.12

NBA Playoff Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
1984-85 CLE 4 0 .629 .632 8.21 13.09 10.70 - 20.10 4.21 1.29 22.57 113.16 -11.17 1.32 99.6 106.1 18.07
1987-88 UTH 7 0 .405 .333 12.22 10.13 11.08 9.45 16.84 1.61 7.50 16.75 133.33 -2.21 0.89 89.3 104.1 10.28
CAREER   11 0 .554 .536 9.88 11.48 10.74 4.09 19.04 3.23 3.82 20.61 128.57 -7.65 1.18 96.0 104.2 14.98

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NCAA

College: Kentucky (1984)

NCAA Season Stats - Per Game

Season School Class GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1980-81 Kentucky Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1981-82 Kentucky So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1982-83 Kentucky Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1983-84 Kentucky Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Awards & Honors

Consensus All-American Second Team - 1984
NABC All-American Second Team - 1984
AP All-American Third Team - 1984
USBWA All-American Second Team - 1984
UPI All-American Third Team - 1984