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Mel Payton

Melvin E. Payton, "Mel"
Born: July 16, 1926
Martinsville, IN USA
Deceased: May 12, 2001
Position(s): F-G
High School: Martinsville at Martinsville, IN
College: Tulane
Drafted: 1951, Round 2 Pick 9, #18 Overall
Height: 6'4" Weight: 185
Career: 1951-1952

Mel Payton averaged 5.4 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game in his 111-game career with the Philadelphia Warriors and Indianapolis Olympians. He began playing during the 1951 season and last took the court during the 1952 campaign.

Player Totals:

ShootingRebounds
YearTeamGPGSMinFGAFGM3PA3PMFTAFTMOffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
1951-52PHW454711405400282100834500068129
1952-53INO661424485173001611200031381000118466
Totals111018956252270018914100396126000186595

Player Averages Per Game:

ShootingRebounds
YearTeamGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%OffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
1951-52PHW4510.5.386.000.7500.00.01.81.00.00.00.01.52.9
1952-53INO6621.6.357.000.7450.00.04.71.20.00.00.01.87.1
Totals111017.1.363.000.7460.00.03.61.10.00.00.01.75.4

Postseason - Player Totals:

ShootingRebounds
YearTeamGPGSMinFGAFGM3PA3PMFTAFTMOffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
1951-52PHW318210022003100064
1952-53INO23617700870060000721
Totals50541980010900910001325

Postseason - Player Averages Per Game:

ShootingRebounds
YearTeamGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%OffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
1951-52PHW36.00.5000.0001.0000.00.01.00.30.00.00.02.01.3
1952-53INO218.00.4120.0000.8750.00.03.00.00.00.00.03.510.5
Totals5010.8.421.000.9000.00.01.80.20.00.00.02.65.0