• Mel Payton Net Worth 2018: What is this basketball player worth?

    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.

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    Mel Payton Career and Earnings/Salary

    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.

    Mel Payton Net Worth 2018

    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.

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    Mel Payton net worth: basketball salary distribution

    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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