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63. Rudy Larusso
Rudy Larusso came from Dartmouth and would become a standout in the NBA averaging seventeen points and ten rebounds a game in ten stellar seasons. A five time All-Star, Larusso was one of the best defensive power forwards of his generation.  Like many on this list, he is another forgotten great of the 1960’s.



Should Rudy Larusso be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 66.7%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 23.3%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 10%
No opinion. - 0%
No way! - 0%

The Bullet Points

  • Country of Origin: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.
  • Eligible Since: Wednesday, 01 January 1975
  • Position: Center, Power Forward
  • Played For: Los Angeles Lakers, Minneapolis Lakers, San Francisco Warriors
  • College: Dartmouth
  • Drafted: 2nd Round, 10th Overall in 1959
  • Major Accolades and Awards: NBA All Star (5) (1962, 1963, 1966, 1968 & 1969)
    Second Team NBA Defensive Selection (1) (1968-69)
    Highest Field Goal Percentage (2) (1969-70 & 1970-71)
    Championship Rings: None
  • Other Points of Note: Top Ten Finishes: Field Goal Percentage (1) (1961-62)
    Top Ten Finishes: Free Throws (2) (1967-68 & 1968-69)
    Top Ten Finishes: Points (1) (1967-68)
    Top Ten Finishes: Points Per Game (1) (1967-68)

Should Rudy Larusso be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 66.7%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 23.3%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 10%
No opinion. - 0%
No way! - 0%

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