Mel Riebe was a professional basketball player who played Guard / Forward as number 3, 7, 9, 5. Riebe’s height was 5 ft 11 in. Riebe died on July 25, 1977. Riebe was born on July 12, 1916, in Cleveland, Ohio. Riebe’s weight was 180 pounds. This article takes a deep dive into Mel Riebe’s net worth.
In high school, Mel Riebe played basketball for Euclid High School; (Cleveland, Ohio). Riebe started playing professionally in 1943. Riebe left the game of basketball in 1949.
Riebe played for the Cleveland Chase Brassmen during 1943-1944 as well as the Cleveland Allmen Transfers in 1944-1945. Later, Riebe played for the Cleveland Rebels throughout 1946-47 BAA season, the Boston Celtics over 1947-48 BAA season 1948-49 BAA season, and the Providence Steamrollers during 1948-49 BAA season. Some of the highlights of Mel Riebe’s career included: National Basketball League Rookie of the Year, and 2× NBL season scoring champion.
Player yearly earnings can range between $20,000 and millions of dollars per annum, depending on a number of statistics. Although typical NBA players earn a salary of approximately $2 million, some with D-league crossover agreements are paid as little as $50,000. The salary cap for NBA players is close to $100 million, although currently no player earns anywhere near that much money. The top players earn around $35 million. Outside of the National Basketball Association, yearly earnings can dip below $20,000 annually for minor league teams.
So what was basketball player Mel Riebe’s net worth at the time of death? Our estimate for Mel Riebe’s net worth at death is:
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