Walt Budko

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Walt Budko
No. 12, 19
Power forward / Center
Personal information
Born (1925-07-30)July 30, 1925
Brooklyn, New York
Died May 25, 2013(2013-05-25) (aged 87)
Timonium, Maryland
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school Trinity School
(New York City, New York)
College Columbia (1942–1944, 1946–1948)
NBA draft 1948 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6th overall
Selected by the Baltimore Bullets
Pro career 1948–1952
Career history
As player:
19481951 Baltimore Bullets
1951–1952 Philadelphia Warriors
As coach:
1951 Baltimore Bullets
Career BAA and NBA statistics
Points 2,037 (8.1 ppg)
Rebounds 684 (5.4 rpg)
Assists 471 (1.9 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Walter "Walt" Budko Jr. (July 30, 1925 – May 25, 2013) was an American basketball player.

He played collegiately for Columbia University.

He was selected by the Baltimore Bullets in the 1st round (6th pick overall) of the 1948 BAA Draft.

He played for the Bullets (1948–51) and Philadelphia Warriors (1951–52) in the BAA and NBA for 253 games.

He coached the Bullets in the NBA (1950–51).

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