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Melvin Ely

36-Year-Old    C,PF    Free Agent

2013-14 NBA Stats

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3.0

REB

0.5

AST

0.0

STL

0.0

BLK

0.5

2014 NBA Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

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HT: 6' 10"   WT: 260 lbs   DOB: 5/2/1978  College: Fresno St.   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #12 Overall in 2002   Show ContractHide Contract

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Waived by the Wizards in July of 2014.

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Ely was waived by the Wizards on Wednesday, Yahoo! Sports reports.

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Melvin Ely NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 26 79 20.9 7.3 4.1 1.0 0.4 0.9 0.0 43.2 57.5 1.5 1.8 2.3 0.0 0.0 2.9 6.7 1.5 2.7
2005-06 27 57 23.6 9.8 4.9 1.3 0.5 0.8 0.0 50.8 66.7 1.8 1.6 3.2 0.0 0.0 3.8 7.5 2.2 3.4
2006-07 28 30 10.3 3.0 1.8 0.6 0.2 0.3 0.0 36.3 66.0 1.0 0.5 1.3 0.0 0.0 1.0 2.7 1.0 1.6
2007-08 29 52 11.9 3.9 2.8 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.0 47.2 55.2 0.8 0.5 2.3 0.0 0.0 1.6 3.5 0.6 1.1
2008-09 30 31 12.0 3.1 2.1 0.6 0.1 0.3 0.0 38.9 63.9 0.7 1.0 1.1 0.0 0.0 1.2 3.1 0.7 1.2
2010-11 32 DEN 30 12.2 2.3 2.5 0.5 0.1 0.4 0.0 54.9 61.9 0.5 0.9 1.6 0.0 0.0 0.9 1.7 0.4 0.7
2013-14 35 NOP 2 13.5 3.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 50.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 1.5 3.0 0.0 0.0

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Melvin Ely – Playing Time & Selected Stats

Depth Chart Status

Free Agent
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True Shooting Percentage

50.0%

True Shooting % in 2013-14

In 2013-14, Melvin Ely had a true shooting percentage of 50.0%.

Projected True Shooting % in 2014-15

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True shooting percentage is weighted to account for field goals, three-pointers, and free throws – FG, 3Pt, FT – which provides a measure of a player's efficiency in the whole scope of shooting.

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Melvin Ely NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 26 79 36.0 12.6 7.1 1.7 0.7 1.5 0.0 43.2 57.5 2.5 3.1 4.0 0.0 0.0 5.0 11.5 2.7 4.6
2005-06 27 57 36.0 15.0 7.4 2.0 0.8 1.2 0.0 50.8 66.7 2.7 2.5 4.9 0.1 0.0 5.8 11.4 3.4 5.1
2006-07 28 30 36.0 10.4 6.2 2.1 0.7 0.9 0.0 36.3 66.0 3.4 1.7 4.4 0.0 0.0 3.4 9.3 3.6 5.5
2007-08 29 52 36.0 11.7 8.4 1.3 0.4 1.0 0.0 47.2 55.2 2.4 1.6 6.8 0.0 0.0 4.9 10.4 1.9 3.4
2008-09 30 31 36.0 9.4 6.2 1.7 0.2 0.9 0.0 38.9 63.9 2.2 2.9 3.3 0.0 0.0 3.6 9.2 2.2 3.5
2010-11 32 DEN 30 36.0 6.8 7.3 1.4 0.4 1.1 0.0 54.9 61.9 1.4 2.7 4.6 0.0 0.0 2.8 5.0 1.3 2.1
2013-14 35 NOP 2 36.0 8.0 1.3 0.0 0.0 1.3 0.0 50.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.3 0.0 0.0 4.0 8.0 0.0 0.0

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Melvin Ely NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 26 79 1649 576 326 76 32 69 0 43.2 57.5 115 142 184 0 0.0 227 526 122 212
2005-06 27 57 1348 560 277 76 29 44 0 50.8 66.7 100 94 183 2 0.0 216 425 128 192
2006-07 28 30 309 89 53 18 6 8 0 36.3 66.0 29 15 38 0 0.0 29 80 31 47
2007-08 29 52 621 202 145 22 7 18 0 47.2 55.2 42 28 117 0 0.0 85 180 32 58
2008-09 30 31 373 97 64 18 2 9 0 38.9 63.9 23 30 34 0 0.0 37 95 23 36
2010-11 32 DEN 30 366 69 74 14 4 11 0 54.9 61.9 14 27 47 0 0.0 28 51 13 21
2013-14 35 NOP 2 27 6 1 0 0 1 0 50.0 0.0 0 0 1 0 0.0 3 6 0 0

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Melvin Ely NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2004-05 26 79 20.9 46.5 43.2 9.4 14.2 0.7 7.3
2005-06 27 57 23.6 55.0 50.8 11.1 14.6 0.8 10.8
2006-07 28 30 10.3 44.2 36.3 12.2 19.6 0.6 2.6
2007-08 29 52 11.9 49.1 47.2 8.2 15.6 0.5 4.4
2008-09 30 31 12.0 43.8 38.9 11.9 15.1 0.8 3.1
2010-11 32 DEN 30 12.2 57.3 54.9 15.9 15.9 1.0 4.2
2013-14 35 NOP 2 13.5 50.0 50.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.5

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Melvin Ely 2013-14 NBA Game Log

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Date Opponent MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS

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Melvin Ely: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ely will be dealt to the Wizards as part of the sign-and-trade for Trevor Ariza, David Aldridge of TNT reports.

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Ely signed with the Pelicans on Monday, Nakia Hogan of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

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Ely will go to training camp with the Grizzlies, Hoops Hype reports.

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Ely was waived by the Mavericks on Sunday, Yahoo! Sports reports.

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Ely agreed to a non-guaranteed deal with the Mavericks on Thursday, ESPN Dallas/Forth Worth reports.

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Charlotte waived Ely on Friday, Associated Press writer Steve Reed reports.

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Ely (dehydration) will sit out Monday's preseason game against the Hawks, Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer reports.

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The Bobcats are attempting to address their shallow frontcourt by coming to terms with Melvin Ely, the Charlotte Observer reports.

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Ely is close to signing a deal to play in China this season and doesn't plan to return to the NBA, Sports Illustrated reports.

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Ely played in just 30 games during his first year in Denver and posted 2.5 rpg, and 2.3 ppg in an average of 12 minutes a night.

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Ely (ankle) will be available for Thursday's game against Suns, although he is not expected to play, the Denver Post's Chris Dempsey reports.

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Ely is inactive for Thursday's game against the Celtics, Nuggets' beat writer Aaron J. Lopez reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014-15

There was no outlook written for Melvin Ely.

2013-14

Ely's a journeyman NBA big guy who hasn't played a game in the league since 2010-11. The Grizz have some depth in the frontcourt with Kosta Koufos and Ed Davis the primary backups. Add in Jon Leuer, who signed a three-year deal in the offseason, and it's hard to see Ely grabbing a spot on the opening-night roster.

2008-09

Ely is a good scorer in the low post and has the size necessary to give New Orleans a veteran backup up front. He will play about 10 minutes per game this season as the Hornets primary backup at center and may see some minutes at power forward as well.

2007-08

The Hornets will be Elyís fourth team in a five-year NBA career. Heís a good scorer in the low post and can play defense while giving New Orleans a veteran backup up front. Ely will be the Hornets primary backup at center and power forward, and could get 20 minutes a night. The Hornets had been relying on last yearís lottery picks, Hilton Armstrong and Cedric Simmons, but itís clear neither is ready for a bigger role this year.

2006-07

Ely recently re-signed with the Bobcats. He is a good low-post scorer but will have to fight for quality minutes with the return of Okafor and May. Do not expect the same production that he provided last season.

2005-06

Ely was effective when he received major minutes last season. He averaged 7.3 points in 20.9 minutes per game and eclipsed the double-digit mark in scoring 24 times. This year might be a step back for Ely, however, if first-round pick Sean May does anything of significance. Ely will be the primary backup for Brezec, but he could lose minutes to May backing up Okafor. Ely could be a solid free-agent pickup if a fantasy owner needs a stopgap.

2003-04

A former lottery pick with a world of upside. Ely looks to have the starting center position wrapped up but will be pushed by hyped rookie Chris Kaman. Ely has the finesse of a small forward in the body of a power forward. Although center may not be his career-long NBA position, having Elton Brand in the low post will allow Ely to be the main receipient of a lot of putbacks and clearouts.