Ray Lumpp
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Ray Lumpp
Ray Lumpp
Personal information
Born(1923-07-11)July 11, 1923
Brooklyn, New York
DiedJanuary 16, 2015(2015-01-16) (aged 91)
Mineola, New York
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight178 lb (81 kg)
Career information
High schoolNewtown (Queens, New York)
CollegeNYU (1942-1943, 1946-1948)
NBA draft1948 / Round: -- / Pick: --
Selected by the Indianapolis Jets
Playing career1948-1953
PositionGuard
Number40, 7, 8
Career history
1948-1949Indianapolis Jets
1949-1952New York Knicks
1952-1953Baltimore Bullets
Career BAA and NBA statistics
Points2,462 (8.2 ppg)
Rebounds391 (2.2 rpg)
Assists654 (2.2 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Raymond George "Ray" Lumpp (July 11, 1923 - January 16, 2015) was an American professional basketball player.

Lumpp was born in Brooklyn, New York City and grew up in Queens. He played college basketball for New York University, and was on the team that made it to the finals of the 1948 NIT tournament.[1] Lumpp competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics as part of the American men's basketball team that won the gold medal.[2] From 1948 to 1953 Lumpp played professionally for the NBA's New York Knicks, Indianapolis Jets, and Baltimore Bullets. He averaged 12.7 points per game in his rookie season.

Following his basketball career, Lumpp served as athletic director of the New York Athletic Club and ran the club's annual track and field meet during the 1960s.[1] He later organized the Vitalis Olympic Invitational indoor meet held at the Meadowlands.[3] He died in Mineola, New York in January 2015.[1]

BAA/NBA career statistics

Regular season

Year Team GP MPG FG% FT% RPG APG PPG
1948-49 Indianapolis 37 - .331 .754 - 3.4 12.2
1948-49 New York 24 - .376 .804 - 1.4 13.5
1949-50 New York 58 - .322 .796 - 1.6 4.6
1950-51 New York 64 - .404 .775 2.0 1.8 6.7
1951-52 New York 62 21.2 .387 .756 2.0 2.0 7.4
1952-53 New York 6 16.5 .267 1.000 3.7 2.5 4.7
1952-53 Baltimore 49 27.0 .378 .727 2.4 3.1 10.2
Career 300 23.4 .366 .767 2.2 2.2 8.2

Playoffs

Year Team GP MPG FG% FT% RPG APG PPG
1949 New York 6 - .288 .771 - 1.8 11.5
1950 New York 5 - .556 .667 - .6 4.4
1951 New York 13 - .358 .870 1.5 1.8 5.2
1952 New York 12 16.2 .245 .920 1.6 1.3 4.1
1953 Baltimore 2 37.5 .212 .700 4.0 2.5 10.5
Career 38 19.2 .307 .823 1.7 1.5 6.0

References

  1. ^ a b c Goldstein, Richard (January 16, 2015), "Ray Lumpp, Who Played for Knicks and Ran a Track Meet, Dies at 91", The New York Times
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Ray Lumpp Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ "Bill Shannon Biographical Dictionary of New York Sports: Ray Lumpp".

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