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Mel Daniels

Mel Daniels

Melvin Joe Daniels is a retired American professional basketball player. Daniels attended Detroit Pershing High School, which also produced players like Spencer Haywood, Ralph Simpson, Kevin Willis, and Steve Smith. The 6'9" center then played for the University of New Mexico Lobos basketball team from 1964–67. He was the ninth pick of the 1967 National Basketball Association Draft, selected by the Cincinnati Royals, and was also drafted by the Minnesota Muskies of the American Basketball Association. He chose to play in the fledgling ABA, and became one of its all-time greatest players. Daniels was the ABA Rookie of the Year for the 1967–68 season before being traded to the ... more on Wikipedia

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