Porter Louis Meriwether (March 16, 1940 – November 13, 2009) was an American professional basketball player. He played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Syracuse Nationals after a collegiate career at Tennessee State University. Meriwether scored 119 points in his NBA career. He was drafted by the Hawaii Chiefs of the ABL, but chose to sign with the Nationals in the more established NBA.
|Born||March 16, 1940|
|Died||November 13, 2009 (aged 69)|
|Listed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Listed weight||180 lb (82 kg)|
|High school||Lincoln (Evansville, Indiana)|
|College||Tennessee State (1958–1962)|
|NBA draft||1962 / Round: 3 / Pick: 21st overall|
|Selected by the Syracuse Nationals|
|1968–1970||New Haven Elms / Hamden Bics|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NBA.com|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
From 1963-1969, Meriwether played with the Chicago Bombers. Beginning in 1964-1965, he led the North American Basketball League in scoring for three consecutive seasons, averaging 28.1, 28.3 and 29.9 points. 
Following his basketball career, he was employed by the Cook County (Illinois) Public Defender Office.
- "Porter Meriwether NBA stats". basketball-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 3, 2014.
- "North American Basetball League Standings".