De'Anthony Melton

Jorden 29 Nov,2018

Facts of De'Anthony Melton

Full Name
De'Anthony Melton
Birth Name
De'Anthony Melton
Famous Name
De'Anthony Melton
Birth Date
Destiny Antionette
sister Dasjanae Melton and Destiny Antionette
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Career & Net worth

Net Worth
Around $2 million
basketball player
Currently Club
Phoenix Suns
Started career as
basketball player

De'Anthony Melton is an American professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, De'Anthony Melton currently plays for the Phoenix Suns as their shooting guard. Melton has played for other teams like Houston Rockets.


Playing as a shooting guard, De'Anthony reportedly earns around $949,000 as his yearly salary from Phoenix Suns. Further, Melton has an estimated net worth around $2 million.

De'Anthony Melton Early Life

De'Anthony Melton was born on May 28, 1998, in North Hollywood, California. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to Black ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Gemini. Melton spent childhood with sisters Dasjanae and Destiny.

De'Anthony Melton attended Crespi Carmelite High School in Encino, California where he played for his high school basketball team. On November 20, 2015, Melton committed 3-star recruit to USC Trojans.

After completing high school, De'Anthony Melton enrolled at the University of South California and played there. Melton played 36 games this year starting in the last 25 games of the season with an average of 8.3 points, 3.5 assists, 4.7 rebounds and 1.9 game steals.

He was also the first freshman to record at least 300 points, 150 rebounds, 100 assists, 60 steals and 35 blocks from Dwyane Wade in the start of the season. Due to these beginnings, he was projected to be an important player in the upcoming season of the USC.

Federal prosecutors in New York announced fraud and corruption charges on 26 September 2017 against 10 people involved in college basketball, including USC assistant coach Tony Bland. The charges alleged that Bland and other participating members received benefits from financial consultants and others to help student-athletes retain their services.

After the announcement, USC indefinitely suspended Melton in connection with the scandal because of the involvement of a family member there. On 21 February 2018, he announced his withdrawal from USC and declare for the 2018 NBA draft.

De'Anthony Melton Professional Career

Melton was selected by the Houston Rockets in the 2018 NBA draft with the 46th pick on 21 June 2018. He played in the 2018 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, Nevada for the Rockets. Melton recorded 16.4 points, 7.2 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 3.0 steals per game in the five games he played there.

De'Anthony was the only rookie in the Summer League in that year to average such numbers. His best game during the event was on 9 July, with 26 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists over the Los Angeles Clippers in a 104 - 90 win.

CAPTION: NBA Mock Draft Pick #19 — De'Anthony Melton, Guard, USC SOURCE:

On 31 August, Melton was traded to the Phoenix Suns together with Ryan Anderson in exchange for Brandon Knight and Marquese Chriss. On September 21, Melton would finally sign a deal with the Suns.
At least this season, he would go from wearing # 0 back in Houston to # 14.

He made his professional debut with the Sun on 22 October 2018 with a loss of 123–103 to the twice defending Golden State Warriors. Later, on Halloween night, Melton recorded his first stats with 7 points, 3 steals, 2 rebounds, 1 assist, and 1 blocks in 20 minutes of play time in a 120-90 loss to the San Antonio Spurs.

On 3 November 2018, Melton was subsequently assigned to the Northern Arizona Suns in the NBA G League season debut and that night he recorded 18 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists with a loss of 118–108 against the Santa Cruz Warriors in 45 minutes of action. Later Melton was recalled back by Phoenix the next day.

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De'Anthony Melton Personal Life

The Famous NBA star De'Anthony is 6 feet 4 inch in height and weighs around 91 kg (200lbs). De'Anthony Melton is not only a world-class athlete but also a very attractive individual.

De'Anthony has a good relationship with his family. Melton has posted some photos with his family in social media. Further details regarding his family were not found.

Details about Melton's probable wife(girlfriend) were not made public yet. Since he has just started his basketball career so Melton is much focused in his game.

Other than being a famous NBA shooting guard, De'Anthony Melton is pretty famous in social media. He has 4,663 followers on Twitter and 15.5k followers on his Instagram account.

De'Anthony Melton's Net Worth

As of 2018, De'Anthony Melton has an estimated net worth of over Around $2 million. He reportedly signed a two-year contract worth $2,365,852 with Phoenix Suns on September 21. Further, the NBA player has an annual average salary of $949,000.

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De'Anthony Melton so far has made good earnings from his entire NBA career. Kept aside De'Anthony Melton financial earnings, his personal assets includes cars. Some of the highest-paid players of Phoenix Suns are Jamal Crawford and Ryan Anderson.


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