Mel Payton was a professional basketball player who played Small forward / Guard as number 18, 16. Payton died on May 12, 2001. Payton was born on July 16, 1926, in Martinsville, Indiana. Payton’s height was 6 ft 4 in. Payton’s weight was 185 pounds. This article takes a deep dive into Mel Payton’s net worth.
In high school, Mel Payton played basketball for Martinsville High School (Indiana) (Martinsville, Indiana). Payton played basketball in college with Tulane Green Wave men’s basketball (1947-1951) and started playing professionally in 1951. In the 1951 draft, Payton was chosen number 18 in round 2 by the Philadelphia Warriors. Payton left the game of basketball in 1953.
Payton played for the Philadelphia Warriors during 1951 as well as the Indianapolis Olympians in 1952.
Payton set a career record of 595 (5.4 ppg) points, 396 (3.6 rpg) rebounds, and 126 (1.1 apg) assists.
Basketball player annual payments vary between a few thousand dollars and millions of dollars per annum, depending on a number of statistics. Although typical NBA players make a salary of almost $2 million, a few with D-league crossover agreements are paid as little as $50,000. The salary cap for NBA players is nearly $100 million, although as of today no player earns anywhere near that amount. The top players earn approximately $35 million. Outside of the NBA, salaries can go below $20,000 per year for minor league teams.
So what was basketball player Mel Payton’s net worth at the time of death? Our estimate for Mel Payton’s net worth at death is:
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