Mel Payton GF

Current Team: N/A

Born: Jul 16, 1926 (Passed away May 12, 2001, aged 74)

Birthplace: Martinsville, Indiana (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-4 (193cm)     Weight: 185 (84kg)

Current NBA Status: Deceased (May 12, 2001)

Draft Entry: 1951 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 2, Pick 9, Philadelphia Warriors

Pre-Draft Team: Tulane (Sr)

High School: Martinsville High School [Martinsville, Indiana]

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NBA

2 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
1951-52 PHI 45 - 10.5 1.20 3.11 .386 - - - 0.47 0.62 .750 - - 1.84 1.00 - - 1.51 - 2.87
1952-53 IND 66 - 21.6 2.62 7.35 .357 - - - 1.82 2.44 .745 - - 4.74 1.23 - - 1.79 - 7.06
CAREER   111 - 17.1 2.05 5.63 .363 - - - 1.27 1.70 .746 - - 3.57 1.14 - - 1.68 - 5.36

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
1951-52 PHI 45 - 471 54 140 .386 - - - 21 28 .750 - - 83 45 - - 68 - 129
1952-53 IND 66 - 1424 173 485 .357 - - - 120 161 .745 - - 313 81 - - 118 - 466
CAREER   111 - 1895 227 625 .363 - - - 141 189 .746 - - 396 126 - - 186 - 595

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
1951-52 PHI 45 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .049 - - 0.20 20 25 .444 - - -
1952-53 IND 66 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .139 - - 0.33 27 39 .409 - - -
CAREER   111 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091 - - 0.30 47 64 .423 - - -

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
1951-52 PHI 45 - .423 .386 - - - - - - - - 113.57 - 0.92 - - 13.96
1952-53 IND 66 - .419 .357 - - - - - - - - 110.20 - 0.96 - - 21.07
CAREER   111 - .420 .363 - - - - - - - - 110.92 - 0.95 - - 19.30

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NBA Transactions

Apr 25, 1951 - The Philadelphia Warriors selected Mel Payton in Round 2 with Pick 9 in the 1951 NBA Draft.
Sep 1, 1951 - Mel Payton signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Warriors.
Sep 11, 1952 - Mel Payton was acquired by the Indianapolis Olympians from the Philadelphia Warriors in a trade.
Jul 1, 1953 - Mel Payton, previously with the Indianapolis Olympians, became a free agent.
Jul 1, 1953 - The Indianapolis Olympians renounced their free-agent exception rights to Mel Payton.
May 12, 2001 - Mel Payton passed away. He was 74 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
1951-52 PHI 3 - 6.0 0.33 0.67 .500 - - - 0.67 0.67 1.000 - - 1.00 0.33 - - 2.00 - 1.33
1952-53 IND 2 - 18.0 3.50 8.50 .412 - - - 3.50 4.00 .875 - - 3.00 0.00 - - 3.50 - 10.50
CAREER   5 - 10.8 1.60 3.80 .421 - - - 1.80 2.00 .900 - - 1.80 0.20 - - 2.60 - 5.00

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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
1951-52 PHI 3 - 18 1 2 .500 - - - 2 2 1.000 - - 3 1 - - 6 - 4
1952-53 IND 2 - 36 7 17 .412 - - - 7 8 .875 - - 6 0 - - 7 - 21
CAREER   5 - 54 8 19 .421 - - - 9 10 .900 - - 9 1 - - 13 - 25

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
1951-52 PHI 3 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .024 - - 1.00 1 2 .333 - - -
1952-53 IND 2 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .140 - - 0.47 0 2 .000 - - -
CAREER   5 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .068 - - 0.53 1 4 .200 - - -

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
1951-52 PHI 3 - .694 .500 - - - 10.81 - - - - 150.00 - 2.00 - - 8.48
1952-53 IND 2 - .512 .412 - - - - - - - - 128.68 - 1.24 - - 27.32
CAREER   5 - .534 .421 - - - - - - - - 132.11 - 1.32 - - 21.04

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NCAA

College: Tulane (1951)

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
1947-48 DNP Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1948-49 Tulane So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1949-50 Tulane Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1950-51 Tulane Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -