De’ Anthony Melton is an American famous professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). De’ Anthony Melton was drafted by the Houston Rockets in the second round of the 2018 NBA draft with the 46th pick but was traded to Phoenix before his rookie season began. Check all the details given below about De’ Anthony Melton’s Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Girlfriend, Stats, Salary, Net Worth, Biography & More.
De’ Anthony Melton Wiki/Biography
De’ Anthony Melton was born on 28th May 1998 (Age: 24 years; as of 2022) in North Hollywood, California, U.S. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is Mixed. His Zodiac sign is Gemini and he follows Christianity (religion). His profession is famous Basketball Player of America.
De’ Anthony Melton Educational Qualification
De’ Anthony Melton doesn’t disclose any information related to his schooling. So, we assume that he completed his schooling in his hometown. After that, he graduated from Crespi HS in Encino, California, in 2016 after having led his team to back-to-back state titles and leaving as the school’s all-time leading scorer.
De’ Anthony Melton Physical Stats
- Height: 6′ 2″ inches
- Weight: 91 kg
- Eye Color: Brown
- Hair Color: Black
De’ Anthony Melton Family & Parents
De’ Anthony Melton was born into a middle-class family to American Parents. He doesn’t disclose any information related to his Parents, family, and siblings. His family always supports him in his all decisions and becoming a basketball player.
De’ Anthony Melton Girlfriend & Relationships
De’ Anthony Melton’s dating status is single and his marital status is unmarried. He doesn’t disclose any information about his love life or his girlfriend’s name. So we assume that currently he is single. He only loved to hang out with his friends and siblings.
De’ Anthony Melton Career & Stats
Freshman Year in College
He played in 36 games, starting in the last 25 games of the season that year. He averaged 8.3 points, 3.5 assists, 4.7 rebounds, and 1.9 steals per game. He followed this performance with a 16-point, 7 rebounds, 6 assists, 6 steals, and 2 block games against future #1 pick Markelle Fultz and Washington on February 1. Melton became the first freshman to record at least 300 points, 150 rebounds, 100 assists, 60 steals, and 35 blocks in their starting season since Dwyane Wade.
On September 26, 2017, federal prosecutors in New York announced charges of fraud and corruption against 10 people involved in college basketball, including USC assistant coach Tony Bland. The charges allege that Bland and other members involved allegedly received benefits from financial advisers and others to influence student-athletes to retain their services.
De’ Anthony Melton was selected with the 46th pick by the Houston Rockets in the 2018 NBA draft. He played for the Rockets during the 2018 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. Melton was traded alongside Ryan Anderson to the Phoenix Suns in exchange for Brandon Knight and Marquese Chriss on 31st August. He signed his first NBA contract with the Suns on the 21st of November. He makes his professional debut with the Suns on 22nd October 2018.
Melton was assigned to the Northern Arizona Suns, Phoenix’s development team in the NBA G League, for their first game of the season on November 3, 2018. On 12th January 2019, he also recorded season-high 10 assists in a 122-105 loss to the Sacramento Kings.
Melton later suffered a right ankle sprain on January 24, leaving him out of action for close to a month before returning briefly for the NBA G League on February 20, and then played in the NBA proper three days later against the Atlanta Hawks. Among rookies to start in the majority of their appearances, Melton’s 3.3 steals per 100 possessions are tied for 6th most all-time in Basketball-Reference’s database.
The Suns traded Melton, Josh Jackson, and two second-round picks to the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for Jevon Carter and Kyle Korver on 7th July 2019.
The Memphis Grizzlies announced that they had signed Melton to a 4-year, $34.6 million contract.
During the 2022 NBA draft, Memphis traded Melton to the Philadelphia 76ers for Danny Green and the draft rights to David Roddy.
De’ Anthony Melton’s Net Worth
De’ Anthony Melton’s net worth is estimated at $1-5 million dollars. His profession is a famous Basketball player in America he played so many matches in school, college, professionally, and on the National team and earned them. His annual salary is $7.812 million USD as of December 2022. Melton signed a 4- year contract for a fee of $34,627,688 with the Memphis Grizzlies.
De’ Anthony Melton Social Handles
- Twitter: deanthonymelton
- Instagram: deanthonymelton
De’ Anthony Melton Amazing Facts
- Currently, Melton was played for the Philadelphia 76ers.
- His Jersey number is 8 in his team.
- Melton’s position in his team is Point Guard.
- As a three-star recruit, he committed to the USC Trojans on November 20, 2015.
- On November 22, 2020, the Memphis Grizzlies announced that they had signed Melton to a 4-year, $34.6 million contract.
- In the 2022 off-season, he was traded to the 76ers.
- He was selected by the Houston Rockets in the second round of the 2018 NBA draft with the 46th pick but was traded to Phoenix before his rookie season began.
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