Mel Gibson (basketball)

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Mel Gibson
Personal information
Born (1940-12-30) December 30, 1940 (age 74)
Cordova, North Carolina
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High school Rockingham (Reidsville, North Carolina)
College Western Carolina (1959–1963)
NBA draft 1963 / Round: 2 / Pick: 16th overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers
Pro career 1963–1964
Position Guard
Number 15
Career history
1963 Los Angeles Lakers
1963–1964 Wilmington Blue Bombers (EPBL)
Stats at

Melvin L. "Mel" Gibson (born December 30, 1940) is a retired American professional NBA basketball player. The 6'3" and 180 lb former Western Carolina University guard played a single season in the NBA with the Los Angeles Lakers in 1963–64 in which he appeared in nine games and recorded a total of 13 points.

He played for the U.S. men's team at the 1963 FIBA World Championship.[1]


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