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22. Larry Foust
Larry Foust was one of the dominant big men in the early days of the league.  A 6 foot 9 center from LaSalle, Foust quickly became a low post force in the NBA, getting named to eight All-Star games and getting a First Team All NBA honor in 1955.  Almost forgotten, this all time great scored over 11,000 career points and averaged ten boards a game in a 12 year career.



Should Larry Foust be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 83.9%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 8.6%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 4.3%
No opinion. - 0%
No way! - 3.2%

The Bullet Points

  • Country of Origin: Painesville, Ohio, U.S.A.
  • Eligible Since: Monday, 01 January 1968
  • Position: Center, Power Forward
  • Played For: Fort Wayne Pistons, Minneapolis Lakers, St. Louis Hawks
  • College: La Salle
  • Drafted: 1st Round, 5th Overall in 1950
  • Major Accolades and Awards: NBA All Star Teams (8) (1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1958 & 1959)
    First Team All NBA Selection (1) (1954-55)
    Second Team All NBA Selection (1) (1951-52)
    Highest Field Goal Percentage (1) (1954-55)
    Most Rebounds (1) (1951-52)
    Championship Rings: None
  • Other Points of Note: Top Ten Finishes: Minutes Played (2) (1951-52 & 1953-54)
    Top Ten Finishes: Field Goals (2) (1951-52 & 1953-54)
    Top Ten Finishes: Field Goal Percentage (4) (1953-54, 1954-55, 1955-56 & 1961-62)
    Top Ten Finishes: Free Throws (4) (1953-54, 1954-55, 1955-56 & 1957-58)
    Top Ten Finishes: Rebounds: (7) (1950-51, 1951-52, 1952-53, 1953-54, 1954-55, 1955-56 & 1957-58)
    Top Ten Finishes: Points (3) (1951-52, 1953-54 & 1955-56)
    Top Ten Finishes: Points Per Game (2) (1951-52 & 1953-54)
    Top Ten Finishes: Rebounds per Game (6) (1950-51, 1951-52, 1952-53, 1953-54, 1954-55 & 1957-58)
    Top Ten Finishes: PER (6) (1951-52, 1952-53, 1953-54, 1954-55, 1955-56 & 1957-58)
    Top Ten Finishes: Win Shares (3) (1953-54, 1954-55 & 1955-56)

Should Larry Foust be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 83.9%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 8.6%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 4.3%
No opinion. - 0%
No way! - 3.2%

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