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Mel Daniels

Melvin Joe Daniels (Mel)
Position: C
Height: 6' 9'' Weight: 220
Born: 7/20/1944, in Detroit, MI, USA
High School: Pershing, in Detroit, MI
College: University of New Mexico, Burlington J.C.

About bio info

Draft History
1967 NBA - Round 1 by CIN
1967 ABA - Round 0 by MNM

Regular Season Stats
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Year Age Team Lg G Min Pts PPG FGM FGA FGP FTM FTA FTP 3PM 3PA 3PP ORB DRB TRB RPG AST APG STL BLK TO PF    
1967-68 23 MNM ABA 78 2938 1729 22.2 669 1640 .408 390 678 .575 1 5 .200 0 0 1213 15.6 109 1.4 0 0 232 268   A  
1968-69 24 IND ABA 76 2934 1824 24.0 712 1496 .476 400 662 .604 0 4 .000 0 0 1256 16.5 116 1.5 0 0 272 276   A  
1969-70 25 IND ABA 83 3039 1556 18.7 613 1295 .473 330 489 .675 0 2 .000 0 0 1462 17.6 131 1.6 0 0 309   A  
1970-71 26 IND ABA 82 3170 1723 21.0 698 1357 .514 326 480 .679 1 13 .077 0 0 1475 18.0 178 2.2 0 0 292   A  
1971-72 27 IND ABA 79 2971 1513 19.2 598 1184 .505 317 451 .703 0 6 .000 0 0 1297 16.4 176 2.2 0 0 239 289   A  
1972-73 28 IND ABA 81 3103 1497 18.5 587 1217 .482 322 446 .722 1 4 .250 0 0 1247 15.4 177 2.2 0 157 275 315   A  
1973-74 29 IND ABA 78 2539 1201 15.4 492 1117 .440 217 287 .756 0 0 .000 0 906 906 11.6 122 1.6 56 92 215 283   A  
1974-75 30 MMS ABA 71 1646 696 9.8 290 644 .450 116 183 .634 0 0 .000 0 638 638 9.0 125 1.8 40 102 141 248     
1976-77 32 NYN NBA 11 126 39 3.5 13 35 .371 13 23 .565 0 0 .000 10 24 34 3.1 6 0.5 3 11 0 29     
8 Season Totals     628 22340 11739 18.7 4659 9950 .468 2418 3676 .658 3 34 .088 0 1544 9494 15.1 1134 1.8 96 351 1374 2280    
1 Season Totals     11 126 39 3.5 13 35 .371 13 23 .565 0 0 .000 10 24 34 3.1 6 0.5 3 11 0 29    

M - MVP
N - All NBA First Team
A - All Star

Extended Stats Explanations
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Year Age Team Lg G MPG PPG EFF AV VI PPFGA PPR RbRate
1967-68 23 MNM ABA 78 37.7 22.2 20.00 11.8 7.9 0.892 0.00 0.0
1968-69 24 IND ABA 76 38.6 24.0 24.71 13.6 8.4 1.021 0.00 0.0
1969-70 25 IND ABA 83 36.6 18.7 27.81 15.8 8.1 1.030 0.00 0.0
1970-71 26 IND ABA 82 38.7 21.0 31.26 17.1 9.4 1.099 0.00 0.0
1971-72 27 IND ABA 79 37.6 19.2 25.66 14.4 8.8 1.094 0.00 0.0
1972-73 28 IND ABA 81 38.3 18.5 25.30 14.5 8.6 1.059 0.00 0.0
1973-74 29 IND ABA 78 32.6 15.4 18.81 11.3 6.6 0.966 0.00 0.0
1974-75 30 MMS ABA 71 23.2 9.8 14.63 8.7 5.4 0.961 0.00 0.0
1976-77 32 NYN NBA 11 11.5 3.5 5.55 1.0 1.8 0.864 0.00 13.7
8 Season Totals     628 35.6 18.7 23.71 64.2 8.0 1.015 -2.80 0.0
1 Season Totals     11 11.5 3.5 5.55 1.0 1.8 0.864 3.14 0.0

Playoff Stats
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Year Team Lg G Min Pts PPG FGM FGA FGP FTM FTA FTP 3PM 3PA 3PP ORB DRB TRB RPG AST APG STL BLK TO
1967-68 MNM ABA 10 409 253 25.3 98 226 .434 57 94 .606 0 0 .000 0 0 161 16.1 19 1.9 0 0 0
1968-69 IND ABA 17 570 333 19.6 127 301 .422 79 130 .608 0 0 .000 0 0 237 13.9 22 1.3 0 0 0
1969-70 IND ABA 15 533 290 19.3 108 243 .444 74 111 .667 0 0 .000 0 0 265 17.7 15 1.0 0 0 0
1970-71 IND ABA 11 457 235 21.4 94 194 .485 47 63 .746 0 0 .000 0 0 211 19.2 16 1.5 0 0 0
1971-72 IND ABA 20 744 306 15.3 121 252 .480 64 85 .753 0 0 .000 0 0 302 15.1 28 1.4 0 0 0
1972-73 IND ABA 18 636 286 15.9 112 238 .471 62 81 .765 0 0 .000 0 0 248 13.8 40 2.2 0 0 0
1973-74 IND ABA 14 498 171 12.2 69 172 .401 33 43 .767 0 0 .000 0 0 160 11.4 27 1.9 0 0 0
1974-75 MMS ABA 4 54 27 6.8 11 22 .500 5 9 .556 0 0 .000 0 0 24 6.0 1 0.3 0 0 0
Totals   109 3901 1901 17.4 740 1648 .449 421 616 .683 0 0 .000 0 0 1608 14.8 168 1.5 0 0 0

All Star Stats
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Year Team Lg G Min Pts FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB TREB AST STL BLK TO PF  
1967-68 ABA 1 29 22 9 18 4 11 0 0 8 7 15 0 - - 3 1
1968-69 ABA 1 31 17 5 16 7 10 0 0 1 9 10 2 - - 2 3
1969-70 ABA 1 26 13 6 14 1 3 0 0 - - 12 1 - - - 4
1970-71 ABA 1 30 29 12 19 5 7 0 0 3 10 13 3 - - 4 3 MVP
1971-72 ABA 1 26 21 8 14 5 8 0 0 1 8 9 1 - - 1 4
1972-73 ABA 1 33 25 8 19 9 12 0 0 4 7 11 1 0 2 3 3
1973-74 ABA 1 20 5 2 11 1 2 0 0 3 4 7 0 0 1 4 2
Totals ABA 7   132 50 111 32 53 0 0 20 45 77 8 0 3 17 20  

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