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Mel Turpin

Melvin Harrison Turpin (Mel)
Position: C
Height: 6' 11'' Weight: 240
Born: 12/28/1960, in Lexington, KY, USA
High School: Bryan Station, in Lexington, KY
College: University of Kentucky

About bio info

Draft History
1984 NBA - Round 1 by WA1

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    
1984-85 24 CLE NBA 79 1949 835 10.6 363 711 .511 109 139 .784 0 0 .000 155 297 452 5.7 36 0.5 38 87 118 211     
1985-86 25 CLE NBA 80 2292 1097 13.7 456 838 .544 185 228 .811 0 4 .000 182 374 556 7.0 55 0.7 65 106 134 260     
1986-87 26 CLE NBA 64 801 393 6.1 169 366 .462 55 77 .714 0 0 .000 62 128 190 3.0 33 0.5 11 40 63 90     
1987-88 27 UTA NBA 79 1011 470 5.9 199 389 .512 71 98 .724 1 3 .333 88 148 236 3.0 32 0.4 26 68 71 157     
1989-90 29 WA1 NBA 59 818 276 4.7 110 209 .526 56 71 .789 0 2 .000 88 133 221 3.7 27 0.5 15 47 45 135     
5 Season Totals     361 6871 3071 8.5 1297 2513 .516 476 613 .777 1 9 .111 575 1080 1655 4.6 183 0.5 155 348 431 853    

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
1984-85 24 CLE NBA 79 24.7 10.6 12.05 8.1 3.1 1.081 -4.82 12.6
1985-86 25 CLE NBA 80 28.7 13.7 16.50 10.4 4.1 1.169 -4.25 13.4
1986-87 26 CLE NBA 64 12.5 6.1 6.02 4.1 2.1 0.983 -5.12 12.8
1987-88 27 UTA NBA 79 12.8 5.9 6.89 5.3 1.9 1.088 -4.91 12.6
1989-90 29 WA1 NBA 59 13.9 4.7 7.24 4.4 2.1 1.149 -3.30 14.6
5 Season Totals     361 19.0 8.5 10.05 22.3 2.7 1.104 -4.51 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
1984-85 CLE NBA 4 45 25 6.3 12 19 .632 1 2 .500 0 0 .000 3 5 8 2.0 0 0.0 4 1 5
1987-88 UTA NBA 7 31 8 1.1 3 9 .333 2 2 1.000 0 0 .000 3 3 6 0.9 2 0.3 1 4 2
Totals   11 76 33 3.0 15 28 .536 3 4 .750 0 0 .000 6 8 14 1.3 2 0.2 5 5 7

College Stats
College stats provided by JazzyJ's College Stat Page.

                  G  MIN  FG  FGA  3P 3PA  FT FTA  REB  PF AST  TO BLK STL  PTS
80-81 Kentucky   28  380  50   95          31  44  106  62   1  21  23   8  131
81-82 Kentucky   30  912 160  275          72 106  212  90  22  62  67  26  392
82-83 Kentucky   31  962 192  311          84 125  195  85  20  65  83  14  468
83-84 Kentucky   34 1071 224  378          70  94  217  85  33  58  53  24  518
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TOTALS          123 3325 626 1059         257 369  730 322  76 206 226  72 1509

                  MIN   FG%   3P%   FT%  RPG  APG  TPG  BPG  SPG   PPG
80-81 Kentucky   13.6  52.6        70.5  3.8  0.0  0.8  0.8  0.3   4.7
81-82 Kentucky   30.4  58.2        67.9  7.1  0.7  2.1  2.2  0.9  13.1
82-83 Kentucky   31.0  61.7        67.2  6.3  0.6  2.1  2.7  0.5  15.1
83-84 Kentucky   31.5  59.3        74.5  6.4  1.0  1.7  1.6  0.7  15.2
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TOTALS           27.0  59.1        69.6  5.9  0.6  1.7  1.8  0.6  12.3

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*In Hall of Fame

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