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Melvin Joe Daniels
Position: Center ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-9 ▪ Weight: 220 lbs.
July 20, 1944
in Detroit, Michigan
Died: October 30, 2015
High School: Pershing in Detroit, Michigan
College: University of New Mexico
Draft: Cincinnati Royals, 1st round (9th pick, 9th overall), 1967 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 22, 1976 ▪ ABA Debut: October 22, 1967
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 2012 (Full List)
As Coach: 1 Yr, 0-2, .000 W-L% (Full Record)
College Basketball Stats
News -- April 2016
- 4/26 LamarMatic's NBA Blog: The Handle Podcast – Bob Netolicky & Scott Tarter: 04/26/16: Indiana Pacers legend Bob Netolicky and president of the Dropping Dimes Foundation Scott Tarter share numerous stories on the...
News -- December 2015
- 12/7 Press Room Pass: Basketball History: Mel Daniels: The recent passing of Indiana Pacers legend Mel Daniels brought back a lot of memories of an outstanding career in the American...
News -- November 2015
- 11/1 SLC Dunk: Utah Jazz Big Three Round-Up Week 1: Favors on fire, Gobert is Gobzilla:
A new weekly feature you'll all come to enjoy. Or else Rudy will block you. So the Utah Jazz season is almost as young...
- 11/1 SLC Dunk: Utah Jazz 97 Indiana Pacers 76 Game Recap -- A game of runs (nothing to do with Taco Bell):
The Utah Jazz won, in a big way mind you, for the second night in a row. The Jazz did it again on the second night...
News -- October 2015
- 10/31 SLC Dunk: Utah Jazz at Indiana Pacers Game Preview: Five things to watch:
Game #3: Jazz (1-1) @ Pacers (0-2)
Location: Bankers Life Field House â¢ Indianapolis, IN
Time: 5:00 p.m. (MT)
- 10/31 Purple and Blues: Can Utah Jazz Star Gordon Hayward Find Form Vs. Pacers?: After dismantling the rebuilding Philadelphia 76ers last night, the Utah Jazz will look to complete aback-to-back set with a victory...
- 10/30 Hoops Habit: Former Pacers Great Mel Daniels Passes Away: Hall-of-Fame center and former Indiana Pacers great Mel Daniels has passed away at age 71, as reported by Peter Vescey. Daniels...
News -- August 2015
- 8/8 HoopTrends: All time Starting Five : Indiana Pacers: In the state of Indiana, basketball is a big deal. You might have noticed that if youâve ever been to Indianapolis. From Hoosiers...
News -- May 2015
- 5/19 HoopTrends: Hoop Trends: All-Michigan Team: The state of Michigan is one with a rich basketball history. Not only have many long-time NBA greats come from the state, but...
News -- July 2013
- 7/11 HoopsHabit: Indiana Pacers: Ranking the Best Players by Position in Team History: It was one of those strange but true facts: Despite the [...]Author informationPhil WatsonAssistant Editor at HoopsHabit.comHoops...
News -- November 2012
- 11/21 The Wages of Wins Journal: The Amazing Vanishing Pau GasolDre examines what's happened to the once great player Pau Gasol....