SANDERS, MELVIN
Gran Canaria 24 Forward
Height: 1.95 Born: 1 March, 1981 Nationality: United States of America
EuroCup 2008-09 STATISTICS
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
  G GS Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
Totals 6 0 146:31 87 17/26 16/37 5/5 8 10 18 3 5 5 1 1 13 5 70
Averages 6 0 24:25 14.5 65.4% 43.2% 100% 1.3 1.7 3 0.5 0.8 0.8 0.2 0.2 2.2 0.8 11.7
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Game Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
1 at Azovmash Mariupol 27:53 20 4/4 4/8   1 4 5           3   18
2 vs Lietuvos Rytas 22:02 17 4/6 2/6 3/3       2 2 1       3 17
3 vs Asvel Basket 25:45 19 4/6 3/5 2/2 2   2 1 1     1 3 1 16
4 at Asvel Basket 22:47 11 1/2 3/6   2   2     1 1   2   7
5 vs Azovmash Mariupol 24:53 16 2/6 4/9   3 2 5   1 2     3   8
6 at Lietuvos Rytas 23:11 4 2/2 0/3     4 4   1 1     2 1 4
6 Totals 146:31 87 17/26 16/37 5/5 8 10 18 3 5 5 1 1 13 5 70
Average 24:25 14.5 65.4% 43.2% 100% 1.3 1.7 3 0.5 0.8 0.8 0.2 0.2 2.2 0.8 11.7
EuroCup 2008-09 individual rankings
This player is not ranked among the Top 25 in any category.
Career Notes
  • Played high-school basketball at Liberal HS.
  • Played college basketball at Seward CC (1999-2000) and at Oklahoma State (2000-03).
  • Signed for the 2003-04 season by Dakota Wizards, in the CBA.
  • On April '04 moved to Italy, signed by Pallacanestro Varese.
  • Signed for the 2004-05 season by Dakota Wizards.
  • On April '05 moved to Belgium, signed by BC Telindus Oostende.
  • Signed for the 2005-06 season by San Antonio Spurs, also played in the D-League with Fayetteville Patriots.
  • Signed for the 2006-07 season by EB Pau-Orthez on January'07.
  • Moved to Greece for the 2007-08 season, signed by Panellinios Athens.
  • On December'07 moved to Spain, signed by CB Malaga.
  • Signed for the 2008-09 season by CB Gran Canariahe's still playing there.
Miscellaneous
  • Won the 2004 CBA with Dakota Wizards.
  • Won the 2007 French National Cup with EB Pau-Orthez.
  • Played the 2005 CBA All Star Game.
  • Named to the 2005 CBA All-Defensive Team.
  • Named to the 2005 All-CBA 2nd Team.
Euroleague
Season Team G Pts Avg 2FG % 3FG % FT % Reb St As Bl
2006-07 Pau-Orthez 10 105 10.5 20/40 50 20/49 40.8 5/9 55.6 33 12 7 2
2007-08 Unicaja 8 33 4.1 5/11 45.5 6/18 33.3 5/6 83.3 19 10 4 0
Totals 18 138 7.7 25/51 49 26/67 38.8 10/15 66.7 52 22 11 2
Averages 18 138 7.7 25/51 49 26/67 38.8 10/15 66.7 2.9 1.2 0.6 0.1
Eurocup
Season Team G Pts Avg 2FG % 3FG % FT % Reb St As Bl
2007-08 Panellinios Athens 3 9 3 2/3 66.7 1/2 50 2/2 100 2 1 0 0
2008-09 Gran Canaria 6 87 14.5 17/26 65.4 16/37 43.2 5/5 100 18 5 3 1
2009-10 Gran Canaria 2014 12 83 6.9 6/17 35.3 23/59 39 2/2 100 28 11 6 2
Totals 21 179 8.5 25/46 54.3 40/98 40.8 9/9 100 48 17 9 3
Averages 21 179 8.5 25/46 54.3 40/98 40.8 9/9 100 2.3 0.8 0.4 0.1
Career Stats
Other Competition
Season Team G Pts Avg 2FG
M-A
% 3FG
M-A
% FT
M-A
% Reb St As Bl
2000/01  Oklahoma S 30 239 8 72/154 46.8 24/72 33.3 23/39 59 132 44 26 7
2001/02  Oklahoma S 32 277 8.7 53/105 50.5 47/132 35.6 30/48 62.5 124 33 41 7
2002/03  Oklahoma S 32 413 12.9 100/190 52.6 55/161 34.2 48/71 67.6 155 53 52 11
2003/04  Dakota 44 614 14 244/443 55.1 20/54 37 66/89 74.2 194 55 102 4

 Varese 11 126 11.5 34/68 50 15/44 34.1 13/19 68.4 33 18 10 0
2004/05  Dakota 48 898 18.7 308/569 54.1 41/109 37.6 159/186 85.5 278 71 145 18

 Oostende 5 38 7.6 8/26 30.8 4/18 22.2 5/10 50 18 7
2005/06  Fayetteville 19 266 14 104/215 48.4 3/23 13 49/65 75.4 74 27 42 5

 S.Antonio 16 41 2.6 14/30 46.7 2/3 66.7 7/10 70 23 5 3 0
2006/07  Pau-Orthez 12 146 12.2 23/38 60.5 32/83 38.6 4/8 50 41 21 24 3
2007/08  Panellinios 3 4 1.3 2/3 66.7 0/4 0 0/0 0/0 1 1 1 0

 Unicaja 12 43 3.6 10/19 52.6 7/19 36.8 2/2 100 24 7 5 0
2008/09  G. Canaria 32 330 10.3 64/124 51.6 58/172 33.7 28/35 80 94 21 23 8