Mel Bennett

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Mel Bennett
Personal information
Born (1955-01-04) January 4, 1955 (age 64)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High schoolPeabody (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
CollegePittsburgh (1974–1975)
NBA draft1975 / Undrafted
Playing career1975–1982
PositionForward
Number34, 9, 33, 52
Career history
1975–1976Virginia Squires
19761978Indiana Pacers
1979–1980Hawaii Volcanoes
1980–1981Utah Jazz
1981–1982Cleveland Cavaliers
Career ABA and NBA statistics
Points1,402
Rebounds952
Assists204
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Melvin P. "Mel" Bennett (born January 4, 1955) is a retired American professional basketball player.

He played forward for the Virginia Squires (1975–76) of the American Basketball Association and the Indiana Pacers (1976–78), Utah Jazz (1980–81) and Cleveland Cavaliers (1981–82) of the National Basketball Association. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he played at Peabody High School and the University of Pittsburgh.

Currently, he works as an aide at Ocean City Intermediate School in Ocean City, New Jersey.

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