Elías Larry Ayuso
|No. 10 – Vaqueros de Bayamón|
March 27, 1977 |
The Bronx, New York
|Listed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Listed weight||200 lb (91 kg)|
|1996–1997||Piratas de Quebradillas|
|1999||Piratas de Quebradillas|
|2000–2001||Atléticos de San Germán|
|2002||Atléticos de San Germán|
|2002–2003||Grand Rapids Hoops|
|2003||Ionikos Neas Filadelfeias|
|2003||Atléticos de San Germán|
|2005||Capitanes de Arecibo|
|2006||Capitanes de Arecibo|
|2007||Cangrejeros de Santurce|
|2008||Cangrejeros de Santurce|
|2009||Cangrejeros de Santurce|
|2010–2012||Capitanes de Arecibo|
|2012||Huracanes del Atlántico|
|2013–2014||Mets de Guaynabo|
|2014–present||Vaqueros de Bayamón|
|Career highlights and awards|
Elías "Larry" Ayuso (born on March 27, 1977) is a Puerto Rican-American professional basketball player. Ayuso has played in the NCAA and the Baloncesto Superior Nacional (BSN) with the Capitanes de Arecibo, Atléticos de San Germán, Piratas de Quebradillas, and Cangrejeros de Santurce.
Ayuso participated in the 2003 Pre-Season Training Camp of the San Antonio Spurs and the 2006 Pre-Season Training Camp with the Denver Nuggets of the NBA. Ayuso has also played internationally with Montegranaro in Italy, Ionikos Neas Filadelfeias BC in Greece, Beşiktaş in Turkey, Spartak St. Petersburg in Russia, the Žalgiris Kaunas in Lithuania, and the KK Split and KK Cibona Zagreb in Croatia.
Ayuso is also a member of the Puerto Rican National Basketball Team since 2001.
Ayuso led the BSN in 2002 scoring 703 points and achieving a 24.2 PPG average.
During the summer of 2004, Ayuso was a member of the Puerto Rico National Team that participated in the 2004 Olympics which defeated the United States.
In 2005, Ayuso helped the Captains win their first title since 1959 when Arecibo beat the Bayamón Cowboys in four games during the BSN finals.
During the summer of 2006, Ayuso was a member of the Puerto Rico National Team that participated in the 2006 FIBA World Championship. Ayuso scored 106 points with a 21.2 PPG and shot a .629 3-point percentage during the tournament. Ayuso finished tied for fourth in PPG in the 2006 Worlds. Due to his outstanding performance during the 2006 Worlds the Denver Nuggets invited him to the 2006 Training Camp and was added to the Pre-Season roster.
During the summer of 2007, he joined the BSN Santurce Crabbers before joining the Puerto Rico National Team. During his tenure with the Santurce Crabbers he led the team to win the BSN Championship over the Arecibo Captains. He was elected the 2007 BSN Finals MVP.
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- Larry Ayuso Player Profile (InterBasket)
- Ayuso's biography @ HoopsHype.com
- Ayuso's player file @ NBA.com