Larry Staverman

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Larry Staverman
No. 10, 21, 14, 24, 13
Power forward
Personal information
Born (1936-10-11)October 11, 1936
Newport, Kentucky
Died July 13, 2007(2007-07-13) (aged 70)
Edgewood, Kentucky
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school Newport Catholic
(Newport, Kentucky)
College Thomas More (1954–1958)
NBA draft 1958 / Round: 9 / Pick: 64th overall
Selected by the Cincinnati Royals
Pro career 1958–1964
Career history
As player:
19581961 Cincinnati Royals
1961–1963 Kansas City Steers (ABL)
1963 (2 seasons) Chicago Zephyrs / Baltimore Bullets
1963 Detroit Pistons
1963–1964 Cincinnati Royals
As coach:
19671968 Indiana Pacers (ABA)
1978 Kansas City Kings
Career NBA statistics
Points 1,237 (4.7 ppg)
Rebounds 1,019 (3.8 rpg)
Assists 251 (0.9 apg)
Stats at

Larry Joseph Staverman (October 11, 1936 – July 12, 2007) was an American professional basketball player and coach. A 6' 7" forward from Villa Madonna College (now known as Thomas More College), Staverman was drafted in the 9th round of the 1958 NBA Draft by the Cincinnati Royals. He had a five-year career as a player in the NBA, with the Royals, the Chicago Zephyrs/Baltimore Bullets, and the Detroit Pistons.

Staverman would later serve as the first coach of the American Basketball Association's Indiana Pacers, and with the NBA's Kansas City Kings.


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